OK-Senate Class III Seat

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RaceTracker 2012 Congressional Election Dashboard
2012 House report  ยท 2012 Senate report
House: 435 seats Senate: 33 seats
GOP Dems Total GOP Dems Total
Confirmed primary challenges 5 2 7 5 5 10
Possible primary challenges 0 0 0 0 0 0
Open seats* 16 21 41 3 6 102
1. Includes Joe Lieberman, who is retiring from his Conn. senate seat.
This profile of Oklahoma's Class III U.S. Senate seat, currently filled by Tom Coburn, is part of the RaceTracker project.


Next election: 2016

Race status [edit race status]

Incumbent: Tom Coburn
Incumbent running? Maybe
Primary challenge? No primary challenge if incumbent runs.

Candidates [edit candidate list]
Links to names in blue have existing profiles, red links need someone to start one.

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Tom Coburn Republican Potential candidate Source March 9, 2009 Considering retirement
Brad Henry Democratic Source March 9, 2009
Dan Boren Democratic Source March 9, 2009 Would consider run in the event of an open seat, but won't challenge Coburn
Tom Cole Republican Source March 9, 2009 Interested in race if it became open
Drew Edmondson Democratic Source March 9, 2009 Running for Governor

(Candidate classification criteria)

Results [edit election results]

2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner
Tom Coburn, Jim Rogers TBD

Last election: 2004

Incumbent: Don Nickles


Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Tom Coburn Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed)
Brad Carson Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed)

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Primary winners: Brad Carson, Tom Coburn
General election winner: Tom Coburn

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External articles

Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "OK-Sen" (link)

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