Oklahoma Governor: What Happened Here?

Democratic Governor Brad Henry of Oklahoma is winning reelection right now with 67% of the vote. That's incredible on at least three levels: 1) Oklahoma is very ...
by | November 7, 2006
 

Democratic Governor Brad Henry of Oklahoma is winning reelection right now with 67% of the vote. That's incredible on at least three levels:

1) Oklahoma is very Republican state.

2) Henry's opponent was not some gadfly, but rather a sitting U.S. congressman.

3) Henry's victory in 2002 was widely considered a fluke.

Josh Goodman
Josh Goodman  |  Former Staff Writer
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