Wellston farmer-rancher and small business owner Zoe Midyett is taking on U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas for Oklahoma’s 3rd Congressional District seat, with the Democrat saying the incumbent is “out of touch” with his constituents.
Midyett filed in February for the seat Lucas has held since 1994.
Midyett said she has seen growing support from Oklahomans across the 3rd District who agree she is a voice for rural America.
“After 26 years in Washington, Congressman Lucas is a career politician out of touch with the people he is supposed to represent,” Midyett said on Twitter. “I’m running to represent all the people career politicians are leaving behind — like me, my family, friends and neighbors.”
Lucas, though, touted his Oklahoma roots and tenure as reasons for people to vote for him.
“Oklahoma’s 3rd District deserves a representative who not only understands their…