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GOP incumbents ousted in Oklahoma amid teacher challenges


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — At least six Republican incumbents were bounced from office during Oklahoma's primary election, including several who were targeted by pro-education groups.

Tuesday's primary election was the first test for many of the nearly 100 teachers running for office in Oklahoma after a year that saw tens of thousands of educators walk off their job for two weeks to protest dwindling funding for schools.

Oklahoma voters also approved the nation's first medical marijuana question on a ballot this year and winnowed the 15-candidate field seeking to replace Gov. Mary Fallin as the...

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