John R. Bennett
|John R. Bennett|
|Oklahoma House of Representatives District 2|
|November 17, 2010 - Present|
|November 18, 2014|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||12 years total in state legislative chambers|
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.
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|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bennett served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture, Wildlife, and Environment|
|• Public Safety|
|• Veterans & Military Affairs|
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 John R. Bennett is unopposed in the Republican primary.
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.
|Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||John R. Bennett Incumbent||53.7%||6,316|
|Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2|
|John R. Bennett (R)||4,794|
|Glen Bud Smithson (D)||4,004|
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.
|John Bennett's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2||$110,957|
|2010||Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2||$37,450|
|Grand Total Raised||$148,407|
2012John 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|
|Republican State House Cmte||$4,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$110,957|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010John Bennett won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, John Bennett raised a total of $37,450.
|Oklahoma House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to John R. Bennett's campaign in 2010|
|Peters, Joe S||$2,600|
|Total Raised in 2010||$37,450|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Bennet currently resides in Sallisaw with his family. He and his wife Nicole have 4 children.
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- Oklahoma House of Representatives
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- Oklahoma State Legislature
- Oklahoma state legislative districts
- Official campaign website
- 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
- 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 State Election Board, Unofficial Results
- followthemoney.org, "Bennett, John," accessed July 19, 2013
- John Bennet State House: Biography
Glen Bud Smithson (D)
|Oklahoma House of Representatives - District 2
| Succeeded by|
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