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Man chosen as next Oklahoma Senate President Pro Tem loses primary election

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2024
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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — Oklahoma Senate Republicans will have to go back to the drawing board after the man they previously chose to take over as Senate President Pro Tempore next year lost his primary election Tuesday night. Earlier this year, Oklahoma Senate Republicans chose to name Sen. Greg McCortney (R-Ada) as ‘Senate President Pro Tempore—Designee.’ That meant McCortney was set to take over as Senate President Pro Tempore after current President Pro Tempore, Sen. Greg Treat (R-Oklahoma City), terms out of office following November’s general election. However, McCortney narrowly...

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