© 2019 By H. Pike.

Women advance in Oklahoma's most crowded state Senate primary

In a state where only seven of 47 state senators are female, two women and seven men entered the District 30 primary. Both women and one man advanced.

Historically, few women run for Oklahoma's Legislature. Those who do are elected at a significantly lower rate than men. But this year, more women ran. And almost as many women as men won in Senate primary races in which there were male and female candidates.

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