DURANT, Okla. (KXII) - Oklahomans take to the polls Tuesday to decide who will replace Mary Fallin as governor of the sooner state.
The top two candidates are Republican and political newcomer Kevin Stitt and Democrat and former state attorney general Drew Edmondson.
"It is the midterm. I think that because there are so many different things on the ballots, you know, the state questions and the governor's races. There are so many things on the ballots. It's going to be an interesting day," said Carolyn Thomas, and Oklahoma voter and teacher.
Several state house and senate seats are up for grabs across southern Oklahoma, including Ardmore's house district 48, where longtime state representative Pat Ownby is retiring.
That race pits Republican Tammy Townley against democrat Cheryl Key.
Twp Bryan County educators filed to run for state senate following this spring's Oklahoma teacher walkout, Republican David Bullard and Democrat Arnold Bourne.
In Ada, it's a vacant house seat.
Voters will choose between Republican candidate Ronny Johns, the Ada Junior High Principal, Democratic candidate and Ada Fire Captain Danny Manuel and Independent candidate Gary Rhynes, a former Ada school board member.
"I will definitely be there and I hope that everybody, whether you're a minority, whether you're a woman, no matter what you believe, no matter where you stand, whatever your political view is, it's important. Because if you want to make a difference, the difference is in your vote.," said Thomas.
Polls are open Tuesday from seven to seven. You can find out where to vote here: