Kris Steele

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Kris Steele
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 26
Former member
In office
2000 - 2012
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Speaker of the House
2011 – 2012
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 7, 2000
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sOklahoma Baptist University (1996)
Master'sEast Central University (2006)
Personal
Date of birthJuly 11, 1973
Place of birthArdmore, Oklahoma
ReligionBaptist
CandidateVerification

Kris Steele (b. July 11, 1973) is a former Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 26 from 2000 to 2012. While in office, Steele served as Speaker from 2011 to 2012.

Biography

Steele earned his B.A. in Religion from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1996 and his M.Ed. from East Central University in 2006. His professional experience includes working as a public school teacher and associate minister.[1]

Committee assignments

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Steele served on these committees:

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Steele was not appointed to any committees.

Elections

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Steele did not run for re-election in 2012.

2010

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010

Steele ran for re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary. He was also unopposed in the general election on November 2, 2010. Vote totals were not reported for unopposed candidates.[2]

2008

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Steele won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Because he ran unopposed, the number of votes was not published.[3] $49,301 was raised for this campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Steele was up for re-election, he collected $172,284 in donations.[5]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Oklahoma House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kris Steele's campaign in 2010
Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma$7,500
Cherokee Nation$5,000
Oklahoma Dental Association$5,000
Oklahoma Society Of Anesthesiologists$5,000
Chesapeake Energy$5,000
Total Raised in 2010 $172,284

2008

In 2008, Steele collected $49,301 in donations.[6]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
OKLAHOMA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION $2,500
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY $2,500
PSYCHIATRIC SOLUTIONS $1,500
MCCLUNE, GRANT & ERIN $1,300
MERCK & CO $1,300
OKLAHOMA HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION $1,000
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF OKLAHOMA $1,000

Personal

Steele and his wife, Kellie, have two children: Mackenzie and Madison.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Oklahoma House of Representatives - District 26
2000–2012
Succeeded by
Justin Freeland Wood (R)