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Josh Cockroft

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Josh Cockroft
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 27
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$147/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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Josh Cockroft (b. February 6, 1989) is a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 27. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. He is currently serving as Assistant Majority Whip.

Biography

Cockroft is one of two 21-year-old representatives elected to serve in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, Elise Hall being the other. He has been active with the Young Republicans and youth to develop leadership skills with TeenPact across the state.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Calendar
Energy and Aerospace
General Government
Transportation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cockroft 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 Josh Cockroft will face Lani Habrock in the Republican primary.[2]

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Cockroft ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 27. He ran unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and defeated Randy R Gilbert in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 27, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJosh Cockroft Incumbent 61.9% 8,072
     Democratic Randy R Gilbert 38.1% 4,966
Total Votes 13,038

2010

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cockroft ran for re-election 2010 election for Oklahoma State House District 27. Cockroft defeated Democratic Christ Odneal in the general election on November 2, 2010. Cockroft defeated Norm Seaburg, Donald Rominger, Jr., and Richard Bennett in the Republican primary election on July 27, 2010. Cockroft defeated Bennett in the August 24 primary runoff election.[5]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 27
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Josh Cockroft (R) 5,667
Chris Odneal (D) 3,810

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Josh Cockroft is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Josh Cockroft raised a total of $151,303 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 22, 2013.[6]

Josh Cockroft's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 27 Won $96,001
2010 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 27 Won $55,302
Grand Total Raised $151,303

2012

Josh Cockroft won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Josh Cockroft raised a total of $96,001.

2010

Josh Cockroft won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Josh Cockroft raised a total of $55,302.

Personal

Cockroft is married to his wife Jessica.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Shane Jett (R)
Oklahoma House of Representatives - District 27
2010–present
Succeeded by
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