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June 18, 2014

Some seats left for Friday GOP forum

ENID, Okla. — A representative of the Oklahoma Republican Party said there still are some seats available for the party’s U.S. Senate debate Friday.

The six candidates who are on Tuesday’s ballot are scheduled to attend.

The forum will be 7-8:30 p.m. in the commons area at Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Enid, 2929 E. Randolph. Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb will moderate.

This is the third and final GOP debate between the Senate candidates. They previously met in Lawton and Durant.

Attendance is free, but guests must go to OKGOP.com or call the party at (405) 528-3501 to request a ticket.

In a statement, GOP Chairman Dave Weston said the candidates will answer the “most critical issues of our day.”

“We felt that sponsoring these debates would not only allow our voters to be fully informed about the candidates, but would also allow the candidates an equal opportunity to reach out to voters,” he said. “We wanted to create a platform to do that.”

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