Rosino, Vincent capture party nominations in Senate primary

NORMAN — Republican Paul Rosino and Democrat Steven Vincent took early leads in Tuesday’s special primary election to fill the State Senate District 45 vacancy created by Kyle Loveless’ resignation.

It was a winner-take-all primary that didn’t require 51 percent majority required for victory and no runoff.

Out of a field of seven GOP contenders, Rosino garnered 1,091 votes for 33 percent overall