|Oklahoma House of Representatives District 70|
|November 22, 2016|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||12 years total in the legislature|
|High school||Arundel Senior High School|
|Associate's||Baltimore International Culinary College|
|Bachelor's||Rhema Bible Training Center (2004), Oral Roberts University|
Walker earned his associate's degree in Professional Cooking from Baltimore International Culinary College and he studied leadership, management and public policy at Oral Roberts University. His professional experience includes working as a restaurant critic for the Tulsa Beacon Newspaper. He served in the U.S. Army.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Walker served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Administrative Rules|
|• Public Safety|
|• State & Federal Relations|
In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Walker served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Administrative Rules, Government Oversight and Repealer|
|• Government Modernization|
|• Public Safety, Vice-chair|
|• States' Rights|
Elections for the office of Oklahoma House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 24, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 11, 2014. Incumbent Ken Walker was unopposed in the Republican primary. Walker was unchallenged in the general election.
Walker ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 70. Walker and Shane Saunders advanced to the August 28 primary runoff; Walker defeated Saunders in that contest. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Oklahoma House of Representatives District 70 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Ken Walker (advanced to runoff)||42.2%||1,750|
|Shane Saunders (advanced to runoff)||39%||1,618|
|David W. Davis||18.7%||776|
Comprehensive donor information for Ken Walker is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Ken Walker raised a total of $44,105 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.
|Ken Walker's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 70||$44,105|
|Grand Total Raised||$44,105|
2012Ken Walker won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ken Walker raised a total of $44,105.
|Oklahoma House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ken Walker's campaign in 2012|
|Walker, Kenneth J||$8,500|
|Wicks & Associates LLC||$5,000|
|Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$44,105|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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In 2013, the 54th Oklahoma State Legislature, first session, was in session from February 4 to May 24. In 2014, the Oklahoma State Legislature, second session, was in session from February 3 to May 23.
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- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Ken Walker for House, "About," accessed June 18, 2012
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for State Elective Officials 2014," accessed April 15, 2014
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "Official Results Statewide Primary Election — June 24, 2014," accessed July 10, 2014
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "Official General Election Results, Federal, State, Legislative and Judicial Races — November 4, 2014," accessed November 5, 2014
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for State Elective Office 2012," April 13, 2012
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "Official Primary Election Results— June 26, 2012," July 6, 2012
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "Runoff Primary Election Results— August 28, 2012," accessed May 25, 2014
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "General Election Results— November 6, 2012," accessed May 25, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Walker, Ken," accessed July 23, 2013
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