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Oklahoma City Councilmen Face Challengers In Runoff Elections

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Councilmen Skip Kelly and John Pettis, Jr. Councilmen Skip Kelly and John Pettis, Jr.
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Two Oklahoma City councilmen will have to win a runoff election in April to be re-elected.

Six challengers ran against Ward 7 councilman Skip Kelly in a special election Tuesday. Kelly is battling a felony DUI charge following his second drunk driving arrest in January 2012.

1/20/2012 Related Story: OKC Council Member Arrested On DUI Complaint

No one received a majority of votes in the Ward 7 race, so Kelly will face the second highest vote-getter, John Pettis, Jr. in the April 2 general election.

Incumbent Gary Marrs trailed James Greiner in Tuesday's election in Ward 1. Both candidates will face off again April 2.

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