Oklahoma Democrats Flipped Republican Strongholds

Democrats picked up House District 75 and Senate District 44 in the Oklahoma earlier this week, outperforming their GOP opponents in a state that Trump won handily.  Karen Gaddis got 52% of the vote in House District 75 and Michael Brooks-Jimenez won 55% of the vote in Senate District 44. This is tangible evidence that Oklahoma Democrats are working hard to close the gap and organize to build an infrastructure in order to win in races up and down the ballot.

Read on what Oklahoma and national media are saying about these results:

The Washington Post: “Democrats see hope in Oklahoma special elections” 

Mic: “While America was watching the Trump-Russia drama, Democrats flipped two deep-red state districts” 

Daily Beast: “Democratic Candidates Just Pulled Off Surprise Wins In Two Oklahoma Statehouse Races” 

Daily Kos: “Don’t look now, but Democrats just flipped two more seats from red to blue Tuesday night” 

NewsOK: “Big night for Oklahoma Democrats” 

KOCO Oklahoma City: “Democratic Party lands big win in Oklahoma special election” 

KRMG News: “Democrats take GOP seats after resignations” 

KRQE News 13: “Democrats snatch 2 statehouse seats in Oklahoma surprise” 

KJRH News 2:  “Oklahoma Democrats sweep 2 special elections”