Kay Floyd

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Kay Floyd
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Current candidacy
Running for Oklahoma State Senate, District 46
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Oklahoma House of Representatives District 88
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in the legislature
Education
Bachelor'sOklahoma State University
J.D.University of Oklahoma
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification

Kay Floyd is a Democratic member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 88. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

She is currently a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 46 of the Oklahoma State Senate.

Biography

Floyd earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology from Oklahoma State University and her J.D. from the University of Oklahoma. Her professional experience includes serving as a former Assistant Attorney General, a former State Administrative Law Judge and a former Special Municipal Court Judge in Oklahoma City.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Administrative Rules, Government Oversight and Repealer
Rules
States' Rights

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Floyd's campaign website highlights the following issues:[2]

  • Excerpt: "Kay understands government services are essential to the public good and also understands that our state faces budget challenges year in and year out. Instead of looking toward poorly planned “consolidation” of these services, Kay believes we need a smarter, more efficient government which will balance the government services we need and the costs of those services."
  • Excerpt: "Kay also believes the majority of our legislative leaders must stop passing frivolous and unconstitutional legislation which is being challenged in court and often times defeated. These lawsuits not only cost Oklahomans valuable taxpayers dollars, but as importantly, they erode the faith of all of us in the legislative process. That’s why she has authored legislation to provide a fiscal analysis on every bill that could be challenged in court, so everyone knows the cost to the taxpayers before legislators vote on unconstitutional legislation."

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. Kay Floyd defeated Wilfredo Santos-Rivera in the Democratic primary. Floyd is unchallenged in the general election.[3][4]

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Floyd ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 88. Floyd and Mike Dover advanced to the August 28 primary runoff. Floyd defeated Mike Dover in the primary runoff. She defeated Aaron Kaspereit in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7][8]

Oklahoma House of Representatives District 88, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKay Floyd 69.1% 7,471
     Republican Aaron Kaspereit 30.9% 3,337
Total Votes 10,808
Oklahoma House of Representatives District 88 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKay Floyd (advanced to runoff) 48.4% 757
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Dover (advanced to runoff) 21.6% 338
Matt Harney 15.2% 238
Steve Cortes 14.7% 230
Total Votes 1,563

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kay Floyd is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Kay Floyd raised a total of $164,628 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 24, 2013.[9]

Kay Floyd's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 88 Won $164,628
Grand Total Raised $164,628

2012

Kay Floyd won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kay Floyd raised a total of $164,628.
Oklahoma House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kay Floyd's campaign in 2012
Floyd, Kay$5,100
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma$5,000
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers$5,000
Oklahoma Education Association$5,000
Krumme, George W$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$164,628
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
Al McAffrey (D)
Oklahoma House of Representatives District 14
2012–present
Succeeded by
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