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Congressional 5th District: Fallin declared winner (OK GOP runoff)
The Oklahoman ^ | August 22, 2006 | Chris Casteel

Posted on 08/23/2006 5:12:49 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued

Lt. Gov. Mary Fallin won an easy victory for the Republican nomination for the 5th District congressional seat on Tuesday, defeating Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett in a run-off primary.

Fallin had 26,744 votes, or 63.1 percent, and Cornett had 15,665 votes, or 36.9 percent. The mayor conceded with a little more than two-thirds of the vote counted.

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TOPICS: Oklahoma; Campaign News; U.S. Congress
KEYWORDS: 2006; gopprimary; maryfallin

1 posted on 08/23/2006 5:12:50 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued
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This is good news, and Fallin has the makings for a good Congressswoman and perhaps a future candidate for the U.S. Senate.

2 posted on 08/23/2006 5:16:30 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (illegal aliens commit crimes that Americans won't commit)
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Well, had we not run the inept Steve "Elian should go back to Papa Fidel" Largent in '02, with a push from Frank Keating, Mary Fallin might've succeeded him as Governor. She seems more Gubernatorial material (after 8 years as #2) than Senatorial, so unless Ernie Istook pulls off a miracle, perhaps in 4 years she'll be a strong contender.

3 posted on 08/23/2006 5:37:11 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Cheney X -- Destroying the Liberal Democrat Traitors By Any Means Necessary -- Ya Dig ? Sho 'Nuff.)
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