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Ben Sherrer

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Ben Sherrer
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 8
Incumbent
In office
2004 - Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 10
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$147/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Education
Bachelor'sOklahoma State University, 1990 and 1991
J.D.Oklahoma City University, 1997
Personal
BirthdayJune 18, 1968
Place of birthAnchorage, Alaska
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Ben Sherrer (b. June 18, 1968) is a Democratic member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 8. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004. He is the current Minority Floor Leader. He previously served as Minority Whip and Minority Floor Leader

Biography

Sherrer earned bachelor's degrees from Oklahoma State University in 1990 and 1991, respectively and his law degree from Oklahoma City University in 1997. His professional experience includes working as an attorney at the Ben Sherrer Law Office.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sherrer served on the following committees:

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Calendar
Energy and Aerospace
Human Services
Judiciary

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sherrer served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sherrer served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oklahoma House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on June 24, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 11, 2014. Incumbent Ben Sherrer is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1]

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sherrer ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 8. He ran unopposed in the June 26 Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

2010

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sherrer won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He ran unopposed.[4] The general election was November 2, 2010. Vote totals were not reported for unopposed candidates.

2008

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Sherrer won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Because he ran unopposed, the number of votes was not published.[5] $31,225 was raised for this campaign.[6]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ben Sherrer is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Ben Sherrer raised a total of $241,951 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 19, 2013.[7]

Ben Sherrer's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 8 Won $34,512
2010 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 8 Won $62,912
2008 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 8 Won $31,225
2006 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 8 Won $44,410
2004 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 8 Won $68,892
Grand Total Raised $241,951

2012

Ben Sherrer won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ben Sherrer raised a total of $34,512.

2010

Ben Sherrer won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Ben Sherrer raised a total of $62,912.

2008

Ben Sherrer won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Ben Sherrer raised a total of $31,225.

2006

Ben Sherrer won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Ben Sherrer raised a total of $44,410.

2004

Ben Sherrer won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Ben Sherrer raised a total of $68,892.

Personal

Sherrer and his wife, Margo, have three children.

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