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June 22, 2014

Empire, Central High voters have 4 candidates seeking District 65 Republican nomination

DUNCAN — Oklahoma House District 65, which State Rep. Joe Dorman has held before term limits forced his departure, is up for grabs this year.

Four Republicans are seeking their party’s nomination for the spot while a lone Democrat is unopposed for the nomination.

Dorman, a Democrat from Rush Springs, is running unopposed on Tuesday for his party’s gubernatorial nomination. Toni Hassenback of Elgin will be nominated by the Democrats to try to keep the district in his party’s fold.

Hassenbeck is an agriculturalist, owner of an animal hospital and former teacher, according to her campaign website.

The four Republicans seeking the seat are Renae Sexton of  Apache, Scott Hayes of Elgin, Scooter Park of Devol and Stephen Mills of Rush Springs.

Sexton is a licensed practical nurse working for Faith Hospice in Lawton, and runs a small cow operation with her husband, according to her campaign website.

Hayes is a small business owner in his community, according to his campaign website.

Park is a businessman, rancher and former volunteer firefighter, according to his campaign.

Mills is a U.S. Army veteran, cattleman, and former police officer and volunteer firefighter, according to his campaign website.

The district includes only two precincts and a sub-precinct in Stephens County: precincts 60 and 63, where votes are cast at the Empire Community Center,  and Precinct 49, where voting takes place at the Central High Community Center.

District 65 also takes in parts of Caddo, Comanche, Cotton and Grady counties.

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