Obama loses 12 counties in Oklahoma to anti-abortion activist (and one-time Jim King opponent) Terry Randall

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In the Oklahoma Democratic presidential primary, President Obama won 57% of the vote but four other candidates combined for 43% of the vote, including anti-abortion activist Randall Terry who received 18%, the AP reports.

“According to Democratic Party rules, Terry is eligible for a delegate since he won more than 15% of the statewide vote. Terry beat Obama in 12 counties, mostly in western Oklahoma. Terry acknowledges he can’t win the presidency but says he hopes to cause Obama’s defeat in the fall.”

Florida political observers may remember Randall from his 2006 challenge of the late Jim King for a State Senate seat.

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