Later this year, Oklahomans will vote on who will be the state's next governor. Here are the candidates, which include public officials you'll recognize as well as a few names you probably don't know. We give you the short version of who these candidates are and what they stand for.
A full list: Christopher Barnett (R); Mick Cornett (R), Oklahoma City; Drew Edmondson (D), Oklahoma City; Joe Exotic (L), Wynnewood; Dan Fisher (R), El Reno; Eric Foutch (R), McLoud; Barry Gowdy (R), Elk City; Connie Johnson (D), Forest Park; Gary A. Jones (R), Cache; Todd Lamb (R), Oklahoma City; Rex Lawhorn (L), Broken Arrow; Chris Powell (L), Bethany; Gary Richardson (R); Blake Cowboy Stephens (R), Tahlequah; Kevin Stitt (R)
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Should all 12 current candidates officially file in April, it would be the most in Oklahoma's governor race since 1986. The 2018 election could also be the first in 80 years, and only the second ever, with a third-party gubernatorial primary.
Lamb had just under $2 million in the bank at the end of the quarterly filing period that ended June 30, according to reports submitted to the Oklahoma Ethics Commission in the past few days. Closest to Lamb was Democrat Drew Edmondson, with $256,000 in cash.
Lamb told the Bixby Chamber of Commerce on Friday that he hasn't been convinced that state government needs more money, despite a series of general revenue failures and deep budget cuts.