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Welcome, Rep. Lankford

When Rep. Mary Fallin decided to run for governor in Oklahoma, it opened up a contentious fight for her job in OK-5. Two candidates -- James Lankford, a former youth camp director, and former state Rep. Kevin Calvey -- qualified for today's runoff in this conservative district that John McCain won with 59%. Lankford appears to have won handily. With 40 percent of the vote in Lankford led 62%-39%. The win, CQ Politics writes, "is a loss for the Club for Growth, the Oklahoma Rifle Association and the American Conservative Union, which all endorsed Calvey."

Lankford faces Democrat Billy Coyle.