Republicans voting in the June 28 primary election will be confronted by candidate-heavy ballots.
Forty-five hopefuls are in the running for a dozen federal and state offices.
Pickings will be leaner for Democrats and registered independent voters. Just eight candidates are seeking office.
If needed – and that appears a certainty on the Republican side – a runoff election is scheduled for August 23.
Included on the Republican ballot are:
Governor – Moira McCabe, Joe L. Kintsel, Kevin Stitt, Mark Sherwood.
State Auditor & Inspector – Steven W. McQuillen, Cindy Byrd.
Attorney General – Gentner F. Drummond, John M. O’Connor.
State Treasurer – David B. Hooten, Clark Jolley, Todd Russ.
Superintendent of Public Instruction – John Cox, William D. Crozier, April Grace, Ryan Walters.
Labor Commissioner – Keith Swinton, Sean Roberts, Leslie K. Osborn.
Corporation Commissioner – Harold D. Spradling, Justin Hornback, Todd Thomsen, Kim David.
U.S. Senate (unexpired term) – Luke Holland, Markwayne Mullin, John F. Thompkins, Scott Pruitt, T.W. Shannon, Adam Holley, Randy J. Grellner, Alex Gray, Paul Royse, Laura Moreno, Nathan Dahm, Jessica J. Garrison, Michael Coibion.
U.S. Senate – Jackson Lahmeyer, James Lankford, Joan Farr.
U.S. Congress, District 4 – Frank W. Blacke, James Taylor, Tom Cole.
Republican ballots in both McClain and Cleveland Counties will include two State House of Representative offices. They are:
District 20 – Anthony Mackey, Sherrie Conley.
District 42 – Matthew D. Huggans, Cindy Roe.
The Democrat ballot will include:
Governor – Connie Johnson, Joy Hofmeister.
U.S. Senate – Jason Bollinger, Brandon Wade, Madison Horn, Arya Azma, Jo Glenn, Dennis L. Baker.
There are two Democrats and two Republicans running for Cleveland County Commissioner in District 3.
Democrat – J.D. Krohmer, Mo Vaughn.
Republican – Harold Haralson, Rusty Grissom.
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