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Mike Hunter defeats Mark Myles in race for Attorney General

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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 file photo, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter speaks at a news conference in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A grisly 1999 killing in eastern Oklahoma has led through a maze of tribal law to the nation's highest court. Many fear the case could radically redefine criminal jurisdiction across a huge swathe of eastern Oklahoma. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Incumbent Mike Hunter defeats Mark Myles in race for Oklahoma's Attorney General.

Mike Hunter (R) from Edmond. Incumbent. Gov. Mary Fallin appointed him to the post on Feb. 20, 2017. Former Oklahoma House member, past secretary of the School Land Commission, former Secretary of State and past first assistant to former Attorney General Scott Pruitt.

Hunter advanced from the primary in August by beating Gentner Drummond by 300 votes. Hunter previously served as Oklahoma secretary of state under Governor Fallin from October 2016 to February 2017 and under former Governor Frank Keating (R) from 1999 to 2002. He also served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1984 to 1990.

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