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Congressional Candidate Claims Rep. Lucas Dead, Replaced with Look-Alike
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- A Congressional candidate for Oklahoma's 3rd district in the U.S. House of Representatives claims Rep. Frank Lucas is dead and has been replaced by a "look-alike."
Timothy Ray Murray claims Lucas was executed, along with other members of Congress in Ukraine, then replaced. He now wants Lucas' votes from the primary election.
Murray came in third with 5.2% of the vote, or 3,442 votes. Robert Hubbard got 12%, Frank Lucas got 82.8%.
Murray says he plans on filing a complaint with the state election board. A representative says they've received a letter from Murray, but not a formal complaint.
"I will never use a look-alike to replace my ... message to you or to anyone else, as both the other Republican challengers have," Murray writes in a statement posted to his website.
Lucas' office says the claims are not true, adding Lucas hasn't traveled to Ukraine.
A call from FOX 25 to Murray hasn't yet been returned.
Murray's full statement is below:
The election for U.S. House for Oklahomas 3rd District will be contested by the Candidate, Timothy Ray Murray. I will be stating that his votes are switched with Rep. Lucas votes, because it is widely known Rep. Frank D. Lucas is no longer alive and has been displayed by a look-alike. Rep. Lucas look alike was depicted as sentenced on a white stage in southern Ukraine on or about Jan. 11, 2011.
This is a situation similar to the Senators from Kentucky situation in the 2012 election. I am contesting that this matter has happen since his election was blocked, because of the U.S. Defense Departments use of Mr. Murrays DNA. To my knowledge, the U.S. Defense Department has not released to the public that information, as it is their confidential information about many people. Congress is likely wanting me to state that all my DNA used will not result in benefits to people I have never had relations with of a family nature. I have been bound to protect that information unless it causes harm to The People.
The contest of election and or petition will be correctly filed with county election boards and with federal offices. I, Hon. Mr. Timothy Ray Murray, fully meet all Constitutional, Federal and Oklahoma requirements for election and for holding Office if the voters results show that is the case.
Thank You for your service in giving Oklahomans great current news and information.
Hon. Timothy Ray Murray
Tim Murray for Congress
Source: FOX 25
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