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Oklahoma sees growing number of women candidates


August 12, 2018

ENID, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma voters will see an unprecedented number of women on the state ballot when they head to the polls this fall.

Of the 55 women who've have already made it to the Nov. 6 general election for state House and Senate seats, 45 are Democrats and 10 are Republicans, The Enid News & Eagle reported . Another 30 women face runoffs later this month.

The 55 women already on the general election ballot represent a 34 percent increase over 2016, according to the Center for American Women in Politics at Rutgers University.

Oklahoma Education Association President Alicia Priest...

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