|Oklahoma House of Representatives District 52|
|2008 - Present|
|November 18, 2014|
|Years in position||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 4, 2008|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||12 years total in state legislative chambers|
Ortega's professional experience includes being the operator and owner of Smiley's Tire and Auto.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ortega served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Economic Development and Financial Services|
|• Long-Term Care and Senior Services|
|• Tourism and International Relations, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ortega served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture, Wildlife, and Environment|
|• Economic Development, Tourism and Financial Services, Vice-chair|
|• Energy & Utility Regulation|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ortega served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Agriculture & Rural Development|
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 Charles Ortega is unopposed in the Republican primary.
Ortega ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 52. Ortega ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26 and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Ortega won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary. He was also unopposed in the general election on November 2, 2010. Vote totals were not reported for unopposed candidates.
|Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 52|
|CHARLES L. ORTEGA (R)||6,891|
|DAN McMAHAN (D)||3,893|
Comprehensive donor information for Charles Ortega is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Charles Ortega raised a total of $210,118 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.
|Charles Ortega's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 52||$48,409|
|2010||Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 52||$56,172|
|2008||Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 52||$105,537|
|Grand Total Raised||$210,118|
2012Charles Ortega won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Charles Ortega raised a total of $48,409.
|Oklahoma House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Charles Ortega's campaign in 2012|
|Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma||$1,750|
|Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association||$1,500|
|Oklahoma Bankers Association||$1,000|
|Altus Firefighters Fire PAC||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$48,409|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Charles Ortega won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Charles Ortega raised a total of $56,172.
|Oklahoma House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Charles Ortega's campaign in 2010|
|Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma||$3,000|
|Oklahoma Public Employees Association||$1,500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$56,172|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2008Charles Ortega won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Charles Ortega raised a total of $105,537.
|Oklahoma House of Representatives 2008 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Charles Ortega's campaign in 2008|
|Oklahoma on the Move||$5,000|
|Nichols, J Larry||$5,000|
|Center for Legislative Excellence||$5,000|
|New Centennial PAC||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2008||$105,537|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Ortega and his wife, Margaret, have two children.
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- Oklahoma House of Representatives
- House Committees
- Oklahoma State Legislature
- Oklahoma state legislative districts
- Profile from the Oklahoma House of Representatives
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012 2010 2008
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for State Elective Officials 2014," accessed April 15, 2014
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for State Elective Office 2012," April 13, 2012
- Oklahoma State Election Board - Unofficial 2012 primary results
- Oklahoma House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- "2008 campaign contributions"
- followthemoney.org, "Ortega, Charles" Accessed July 23, 2013
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