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Steve Russell Defeats Al McAffrey In 2014 Oklahoma Congressional Race

In this Thursday, June 12, 2014 photo, former state Sen. Steve Russell, candidate for Oklahoma's only open seat in the U.S. H
In this Thursday, June 12, 2014 photo, former state Sen. Steve Russell, candidate for Oklahoma's only open seat in the U.S. House, speaks during a political forum in Edmond, Okla. Oklahoma’s only open seat in the U.S. House has opened a floodgate of interest among candidates who hope to succeed Republican U.S. Rep. James Lankford, who is stepping down after two terms representing Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District to run for the U.S. Senate. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Republican Steve Russell defeated Democrat Al McAffrey in Tuesday's midterm election.

Russell, a former state senator, and McAffrey, a current state senator, were battling to represent Oklahoma's 5th District. James Lankford, who currently represents that district, ran in Oklahoma's special election for Senate this year.

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