By Carmen Forman
Aug 25, 2022
A Republican state senator from Kingfisher survived his reelection bid Tuesday as GOP voters across the state cast ballots in a handful of legislative runoff primary races.
Two-term state Sen. Darcy Jech fended off a primary challenge from the right by leaning on his legislative record and significant fundraising advantage.
Republican primary voters also rejected two controversial legislative candidates who had a history of making discriminatory remarks.
There were 11 state legislative races on Republican runoff ballots. There were no Democratic runoff primaries for legislative seats. Five legislative races were decided by Tuesday’s elections.
To read more about the August 23rd elections, visit The Oklahoman.