Kevin Stitt wins governor’s race with surprising margin

Kevin Stitt, a self-made millionaire from Tulsa who vowed to bring a CEO’s playbook to the state Capitol, will become Oklahoma’s 28th governor, reaching the state’s chief executive position in his first bid for elected office of any kind.

“I’ve got to give the Lord all the credit for getting me to this point,” Stitt, 45, told The Oklahoman Tuesday night. “It’s an amazing thing, to go from no name ID to becoming governor of this great state, but people are ready for change, and I’ve been saying that from the very beginning.”

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