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Earl Sears

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Earl Sears
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 11
Incumbent
In office
2006 - Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$147/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Prior offices
Council Member, City of Bartlesville
1999 – 2003
Education
Bachelor'sNortheastern State University, Tahlequah (1975)
Master'sNortheastern State University, Tahlequah (1982)
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 2, 1952
Place of birthBartlesville, Oklahoma
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification

Earl Sears (b. September 2, 1952) is a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 11. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Sears earned his bachelor's degree from Northeastern State University, Tahlequah in 1975 and his M.A. in School Counseling at Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, in 1982. His professional experience includes working as a teacher and principal at Central Middle School from 1974 to 2006.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations and Budget
Economic Development and Financial Services
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sears 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 Earl Sears is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sears ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 11. He ran unopposed in the June 26 Republican 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

Sears ran for re-election 2010 election for Oklahoma State House District 11. Sears was unchallenged in the general election on November 2, 2010. Sears was unopposed in the Republican primary election on July 27, 2010.[4]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Sears won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Because he ran unopposed, the number of votes was not published.[5] $46,000 was raised for this campaign.[6]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Earl Sears is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Earl Sears raised a total of $208,416 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 19, 2013.[7]

Earl Sears's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 11 Won $49,750
2010 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 11 Won $63,681
2008 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 11 Won $46,000
2006 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 11 Won $48,985
Grand Total Raised $208,416

2012

Earl Sears won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Earl Sears raised a total of $49,750.

2010

Earl Sears won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Earl Sears raised a total of $63,681.

2008

Earl Sears won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Earl Sears raised a total of $46,000.

2006

Earl Sears won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Earl Sears raised a total of $48,985.

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Earl Sears endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [8]

Personal

He and his wife, Jane, have two children: Ryan and Hollye.

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2006–present
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