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State Senator Leaving Oklahoma Legislature

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TULSA, Oklahoma - Wednesday, Tulsa State Senator, Jabar Shumate, announced he's leaving the Oklahoma legislature.

Shumate's last day will be January 6th.

He released a statement saying while it was an honor to serve in both the state senate and house, he's leaving to improve education and champion other issues he's passionate about.

Governor Fallin will set the date for a special election to fill the seat.

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