"We have some very complicated issues as far as the budget and state agencies not being adequately funded," Vincent said. "I want to restore the state services that we have cut."
A special election was called for Senate District 45 after the resignation of former state Sen. Kyle Loveless, a Mustang Republican who resigned in April. He was accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from his 2012 and 2016 campaigns. He pleaded guilty last week to three felonies and is on probation.