Greg Childers

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Greg Childers
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Former candidate for
Oklahoma State Senate, District 42
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
First electedOctober 11, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Oklahoma State Senate District 43
2011 - 2012
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Greg Childers was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 42 of the Oklahoma State Senate.

He is a former Republican member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 43 from 2011 to 2012. Childers was first elected in the October 11, 2011, special election for District 43. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Jim Reynolds (R) resigned his seat on July 1, 2011, after being elected Cleveland County treasurer.

Elections

2014

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oklahoma State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 11, 2014. Jack Fry defeated Greg Childers in the Republican primary, while Hiawatha N. Bouldin, Jr. was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Charles Thompson is running as an Independent candidate. Fry, Bouldin and Thompson will face off in the general election.[1][2]

2011

See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

Childers defeated Theresa Nelson in the August 9 special election primary. He went on to defeat Kenneth Meador (D) in the October 11 special general election.[3]

Redistricting

District 43 was moved as part of 2010 Census redistricting. Meador stated that, if elected, he would not seek re-election in 2012. Childers said he would move if elected, though he did not run in 2012. To establish residency in the new district, they needed to move by October 10, 2011.[4][5]

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

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

Greg Childers endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jim Reynolds
Oklahoma State Senate District 43
2011–2012
Succeeded by
Corey Brooks (R)