Two women to face off for Okla. gov.

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Republican Rep. Mary Fallin and Democratic Lt. Gov. Jari Askins won their gubernatorial primaries Tuesday evening, ensuring that Oklahoma will elect its first female governor in November.

Fallin enters the fall campaign as the favorite in the conservative-minded state against Askins, who narrowly defeated state Attorney General Drew Edmondson by less than one percentage point.

Edmondson called Askins Tuesday evening to concede despite by her razor-thin 50.3 percent to 49.7 percent advantage with 100 percent of the vote in.

Full Story: Two women to face off for Okla. gov. – Jessica Taylor and Alex Isenstadt – POLITICO.com