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Brad Henry

Personal data
Date of birthJune 10, 1963(age 52)
Place of birthShawnee, Oklahoma, United States
Political partyDemocratic Party
SpouseKimberly Henry
Children3 daughters
ResidenceShawnee, Oklahoma
Alma materUniversity of Oklahoma
26th Governor of Oklahoma
In officeJanuary 13, 2003 - January 10, 2011
LieutenantMary Fallin
Jari Askins
Succeeded byMary Fallin
Preceded byFrank Keating

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Charles Bradford "Brad" Henry (born June 10, 1963) was the 26th Governor of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected governor in 2002. Henry faced Republican US Representative Ernest Istook for re-election on November 7, 2006, and won with 66% of the vote.

Henry was the third governor and second Democrat in Oklahoma history to hold two consecutive terms, along with Democrat George Nigh and Republican Frank Keating. In 2010, Henry was ineligible to run for re-election as the Oklahoma constitution only allows two terms. His second term ended on January 10, 2011 as Oklahoma governors and other statewide elected officeholders are sworn-in on the second Monday every four years.

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