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John R. Bennett

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John R. Bennett
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 2
Incumbent
In office
November 17, 2010 - Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Websites
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John R. Bennett is a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 2. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Bennett's professional experience includes working for the Sheriff's Department as a part of the drug task force, and at the local VA as an advocate for injured veterans. Currently, he owns a storm shelter business with his wife. Bennett served in the U.S. Marine Corps and remained on active duty for 14 years and did tours of duty in both Iraq and Afghanistan.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Wildlife
Transportation, Vice-chair
Veterans and Military Affairs

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bennett 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 take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 11, 2014. Incumbent John R. Bennett was unopposed in the Republican primary. Bennett is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bennett ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 2. Bennett ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26 and defeated Rick Agent in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6][7]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn R. Bennett Incumbent 53.7% 6,316
     Democratic Rick Agent 46.3% 5,437
Total Votes 11,753

2010

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bennett ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 27. He defeated incumbent Glen Bud Smithson (D) in the general election. Smithson was seeking his fifth term.[8][9][10][11]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John R. Bennett (R) 4,794
Glen Bud Smithson (D) 4,004

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for John Bennett is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, John Bennett raised a total of $148,407 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 19, 2013.[12]

John Bennett's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2 Won $110,957
2010 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2 Won $37,450
Grand Total Raised $148,407

2012

John Bennett won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, John Bennett raised a total of $110,957.
Oklahoma House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John R. Bennett's campaign in 2012
Bennett, John$6,750
Prosperity PAC$5,000
Morton, Michael$5,000
ROI PAC$5,000
Republican State House Cmte$4,500
Total Raised in 2012$110,957
Source:Follow the Money

2010

John Bennett won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, John Bennett raised a total of $37,450.

Personal

Bennett and his wife, Nicole, have four children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Glen Bud Smithson (D)
Oklahoma House of Representatives - District 2
2010–present
Succeeded by
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