CHICKASHA, OK (KSWO)- Another Republican has thrown his hat in for the House District 51 seat. Dustin Payne, a Republican from Chickasha, is running for the District 51 seat.
The filing period ends at 5:00 p.m. today. The other candidates are Brad Boles and Charles Murdock.
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The house seat was vacated by Scott Biggs who resigned to take a new position with the United States Department of Agriculture.
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The Special Primary Election will be held Tuesday, January 9, 2018 and a Special General Election, if needed, would be on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.