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Deck wins Democratic nomination for House District 44, faces Harris in general election

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House District 44 Democratic nominee Jared Deck.

Jared Deck has won the Democratic candidacy for House District 44, defeating former Norman city councilmember Kate Bierman, per unofficial results. Deck will face Republican R.J. Harris in the general elections on Nov. 8. 

This race is Deck’s first, and he is endorsed by both Rep. Merelyn Bell (D-Norman) and Sen. Mary Boren (D-Norman). He campaigned on education and medical debt reform. 

Deck received 65.24 percent of the vote.

Harris’ campaign focused on fighting for personal liberties and freedoms. Harris supports the legalization of marijuana. 

The general election is on Tuesday, Nov. 8. The voter registration deadline is on Oct. 14, and the deadline to request an absentee ballot is on Oct. 24. To check your voter registration, visit the OK Voter Portal

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