CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — The two Republicans vying for the 2nd Congressional District nomination will meet next week for a debate.
Markwayne Mullin and George Faught are scheduled to debate Monday at Rogers State University in Claremore. The event is sponsored by RSU-TV, the Claremore Daily Progress, the Claremore Chamber of Commerce and the RSU Department of Communications.
The event will be broadcast on RSU-TV and will be streamed live at www.rsupublictv.org .
Voters will cast ballots on Aug. 28 in both the Republican and Democratic runoff elections for the 2nd District nomination.
The Claremore Daily Progress reports that Democrats Wayne Herriman and Rob Wallace are finalizing plans for a debate next month.
The candidates are vying for Oklahoma's only open seat in Congress that now's held by Democratic Congressman Dan Boren.
Information from: Claremore Daily Progress, http://www.claremoreprogress.com