Rep. Tom Cole faces Dem., independent for 6th term - KTUL.com - Tulsa, Oklahoma - News, Weather & Sports

Rep. Tom Cole Faces Dem., Independent for 6th term

By KEN MILLER
Associated Press

Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cole faces a political newcomer and a former Republican now running as an independent who both believe a possible split of the Republican vote could help them win the November election.

Democrat Donna Bebo of Fletcher and independent R.J. Harris of Norman face Cole in the Nov. 6 election - with Cole seeking a sixth term in office.

Cole says he's happy to defend his conservative record against criticism from anyone and says he's consistently opposed the federal health care law and is solidly pro-life.

Harris - who received about 23% of the vote against Cole in the 2010 Republican primary - says he believes he can outpoll Cole for the conservative vote and defeat Bebo.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Crews Continue to Make Progress at I-44 Construction Project

    Crews Continue to Make Progress at I-44 Construction Project

    Crews opened up on and off ramps for eastbound I-44 at Lewis Avenue Tuesday. This is part of a $400 million project that began in 2005.
    More >>
    Crews opened up on and off ramps for eastbound I-44 at Lewis Avenue Tuesday. This is part of a $400 million project that began in 2005.

    More >>
  • Police Search for Two Men After Taco Truck Robbery

    Police Search for Two Men After Taco Truck Robbery

    Officers with the Tulsa Police Department were called to the area near 23rd and Garnett after receiving reports of an armed robbery. At the scene they found that the business robbed was a taco food truck just before midnight.
    More >>
    Officers with the Tulsa Police Department were called to the area near 23rd and Garnett after receiving reports of an armed robbery. At the scene they found that the business robbed was a taco food truck just before midnight.

    More >>
  • A New Approach To Neglected Lots

    A New Approach To Neglected Lots

    "It's a black and white issue, or in this case, green and yellow. "It's terrible," said Danley Clow, "it is just unbelievable the way they let it go."He has a gorgeous yard himself, and spends a couple of days a week keeping it in pristine condition. But across the street..."This is just pitiful," he said.It is a tiny strip of land, that's changed hands time and again. The last time at county auction. The new owner says Mr. Clow, has yet to mow it, and it got very overgrown before someone cal...More >>
    "It's a black and white issue, or in this case, green and yellow. "It's terrible," said Danley Clow, "it is just unbelievable the way they let it go."He has a gorgeous yard himself, and spends a couple of days a week keeping it in pristine condition. But across the street..."This is just pitiful," he said.It is a tiny strip of land, that's changed hands time and again. The last time at county auction. The new owner says Mr. Clow, has yet to mow it, and it got very overgrown before someone cal...More >>
Powered by WorldNow

P.O. Box 8 Tulsa, OK 74101-0008

Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTUL. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.