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John Wright (Oklahoma)

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John Wright
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Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 76
Former member
In office
1998-2010
PartyRepublican
Education
Associate'sJamestown Community College, 1974
Bachelor'sJacksonville University, 1976
Personal
ProfessionPilot/Realtor
CandidateVerification
John Wright (b. August 5, 1954) is a former Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 76 from 1998 to 2010. While in office, he served as Majority Caucus Chairman and Assistant Minority Floor Leader. He was not eligible for re-election due to term limits.

Biography

Wright earned his A.A. from Jamestown Community College in 1974 and his B.S. from Jacksonville University in 1976. His professional experience includes working as a private pilot and realtor.[1]

Committee assignments

The following is a list of Wright's final committee assignments prior to his retirement:

Elections

2008

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Wright won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Because he ran unopposed, the number of votes was not published.[2] $12,283 was raised for this campaign.[3]

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Wright collected $12,283 in donations.[4]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY $1,000
OKLAHOMA INDEPENDENT PETROLEUM ASSOCIATION $1,000
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER $875
FARMERS INSURANCE GROUP $750
OKLAHOMA ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES $600

Personal

Wright and his wife, Debra, have one child, Ashley.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Oklahoma House of Representatives - District 76
1998–2010
Succeeded by
David Brumbaugh (R)