Despite the nationwide attention, Donald Trump vs. Joe Biden isn't the only election in the country. Statewide, many local elections faced off tonight and some have already been decided.
State Senate Dist. 21 (All precincts reporting)
Republican Senator Tom Dugger defeated Democratic party challenger Rick Dunham, by 8,178 votes. This will be senator Dugger’s second term. In his first election he defeated fellow Republican Miguel Najera 2,310 to 1,951. Duggar is an Oklahoma State graduate and has been a Stillwater resident since 1979.
State House District 34 (All precincts reporting)
Democratic Representative Trish Ranson defeated Republican representative candidate Aaron Means by 532 votes. This is the second time Representative Ranson has defeated Dr. Means for the Oklahoma House of Representatives, defeating him by 1,347 votes in 2018.
US Senate (1,931 of 1,948 precincts reporting)
Republican senator Jim Inhofe defeated Democrat party challenger Abby Broyles, by 458,227 votes. This will be Inhofe’s 26th year in the Senate. Inhofe graduated from the University of Tulsa in 1973, earning a degree in economics. Inhofe also served in the United States Army from 1957 to 1958 and served on the Armed Services Committee in 2004.
US Rep (OK 3rd) (477 of 480 precincts reporting)
Republican Oklahoma state representative Frank Lucas defeated Democratic party candidate Zoe Ann Midyett by 172,547 votes. Before serving in Congress, Lucas served for five and a half years in the Oklahoma State House of Representatives. Lucas graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1982, earning a degree in agricultural economics.