Senate District 10 draws runoff election
Ponca City Now - June 27, 2018 10:05 am
Candidate Bill Coleman and family members at Tuesday night's watch party.
Republican voters for State Senate District 10 will decide a runoff race on Aug. 28 between Bill Coleman of Ponca City and Amber Roberts of Hominy.
In unofficial results, Coleman received 48.47 percent of the vote with 5,205 votes, with Roberts taking 27.46 percent with 2,949 votes.Opponent Gary R. Lanham received 24.06 percent of the tally with 2,584 votes. Lanham called Coleman to concede and offer his congratulations.
In the State Representative race for District 37, Ken Luttrell won with 2,848 ballots, or. 57.63 percent of the vote, to incumbent Steve Vaughan’s 2,068 votes, or 42.07 percent.
In State Representative District 38, incumbent John Pfeiffer leads with 42.55 percent of ballots cast, or 2,815 votes, followed by Brian Hobbs with 31.32 percent (2,072 vote) and Casey McAninch with 26.13 percent, or 1,729 votes. Pfeiffer and Hobbs will meet again in the August runoff election.
None of these seats drew a Democrat candidate.
State Question 788 on legalizing medical marijuana passed with 56.4 percent yes votes to 43.16 percent no. That breaks down to 506,728 votes in favor of passage to 384,782 votes against.