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David Myers, Oklahoma Senator

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David Myers
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Oklahoma State Senate District 20
Former member
In office
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Bachelor'sOklahoma State University, 1961
Master'sUniversity of Virginia, 1977
Date of birthJuly 18, 1938
Place of birthPonca City, OK
ProfessionIndependent Consultant, Oil Industry
David Myers was a Republican member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 20 from 2002 until his death on November 11, 2011. He passed away after a battle with pneumonia.[1]


Myers earned his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Oklahoma State University, completed graduate studies at the Louisiana State University and his M.B.A. at the Training-Darden School, University of Virginia. In addition, Myers attended training seminars at Conoco, Inc. His professional experience included working as an independent consultant for the oil industry, for the oil refining industry for 33 years and as a Chemical Engineer at ConocoPhillips in Ponca City.

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See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2010

Myers ran unopposed for re-election to the Oklahoma State Senate since Ronald Buck (I) was stricken from the ballot.[2][3][4][5] The election took place on November 2, 2010. Vote totals were not reported.


See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2006

Myers raised $53,660[6] for this campaign, in which he ran unopposed.[7]

Campaign donors


In 2010, Myers received $88,583 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[8]

Oklahoma State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Myers, Oklahoma Senator's campaign in 2010
Oklahoma Public Employees Association$5,000
Chickasaw Nation$3,250
Working Oklahomans Alliance$2,000
Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association$1,500
OG&E Energy$1,400
Total Raised in 2010 $88,583


Below are Gumm's top five campaign contributors in the 2008 election:

Contributor 2008 total
Andrew Skeith (Lawyers & Lobbyists) $2,000
American Electric Power $1,750
Oklahoma Society of Anesthesiologists $1,500
Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives $1,400
OG&E Energy $1,200


Myers was born on July 18, 1938, in Ponca City, Oklahoma. He and his wife, Sara, have two children, Craig and Sheryl.

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Preceded by
Oklahoma State Senate District 20
Succeeded by
AJ Griffin (R)