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Fayette County's voter turnout was higher than the statewide voter turnout percentage at Tuesday's primary election.

Oklahoma Voter Registration Application forms are always available at the County Election Board office located inside the Okfuskee County Courthouse at 209 North Third Street in Okemah.

Lindgren said this bodes well for having good voter turnout.

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Persons who have never been registered to vote before, or persons who are not now registered in the county of their residence and persons who are registered but need to change their registration information may apply by filling out and mailing an Oklahoma Voter Registration Application form at any time.

Races that garnered the most votes were for federal offices including U.S. Senate and U.S. House. The general election is on November 6 with early voting from October 20 through November 2. Gender was fairly even with females leading the way by fewer than 100 votes.

More than 22,600 voters cast ballots in the Senate race in which Republican businessman Mike Braun defeated U.S. Reps.

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Scott Huffman finished second with 6,545, followed by Marc Tiegel with 5,941 votes.

In Perkins County, the voting for all three precincts is held at the Perkins County fairgrounds building.

Sumter County Republicans will be able to choose their representative for governor (Henry McMaster, incumbent, Catherine Templeton, Kevin Bryant, John Warren and John Yancey McGill), secretary of state (Mark Hammond, incumbent, Joshua Putnam, Nelson Faerber and Kerry Wood), attorney general (Alan Wilson, incumbent, Todd Atwater and William Herlong) and District 2 on Sumter County Council (Artie Baker, incumbent, Bubba Rabon and Hazel Evenich).

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