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Is Oklahoma a Red or a Blue state?. A Red state tends to support Republicans for public office A Blue state tends to support Democrats for public office.

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1 Is Oklahoma a Red or a Blue state?

2 A Red state tends to support Republicans for public office A Blue state tends to support Democrats for public office

3 All but three Governors have been Democrats (Henry Bellmon, Dewey Bartlett, and Frank Keating) Only one Lieutenant Governor was not a Democrat (Mary Fallin) The Senate has always had a Democratic majority (currently 50/50 split but Lt. Gov. Jari Askins, a Democrat, breaks all ties) The House of Representatives has had a Democratic majority, except for and 2005-Present About 65% of Oklahomas voters are Democrats

4 Since the Presidential election of 1952, Oklahoma has given its Electoral College votes to the Republican candidate (except 1964) Throughout 1990s all of OKs members in Congress (House & Senate)

5 So, is Oklahoma a Red or a Blue state?

6 Red…at a National level BUT Blue…at a state level


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