OK-Sen Goes Republican for First Time

Oklahoma Republicans are poised to break a tie in the state Senate and take control of the chamber for the first time in history, the ...
by | November 4, 2008

Oklahoma Republicans are poised to break a tie in the state Senate and take control of the chamber for the first time in history, the Tulsa World reports:

Republican Dan Newberry defeated incumbent Sen. Nancy Riley, D-Sand Springs, for Senate District 37.

Republican James Halligan beat Democrat Robert Murphy Jr. for Senate District 21. That seat had been held by Senate Pro Tem Mike Morgan, D-Stillwter, who could not run again due to term limits.

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