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Oklahoma Legislature has 21 tribal members


A record 21 tribal members are serving in the Oklahoma Legislature.

Seven were elected this month. They join the 13 members of the Native American Caucus, a bipartisan group of lawmakers.

Most of the Indian lawmakers are Republican but five new Democrats were elected this year. They were supported by INDN'S List, a group that promotes Indian Democratic candidates.

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Oklahoma Indian candidates do well in midterm elections (Indian Country Today 11/17)
Indians gain percentage in next Legislature (The Oklahoman 11/16)
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