Mark Costello (Oklahoma)
|Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor|
|January 10, 2011 - Present|
|Years in position||4|
|Predecessor||Lloyd Fields (D)|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Term limits||2 consecutive terms|
|Place of birth||Bartlesville, Oklahoma|
A businessman by profession, Costello founded AMCAT, a telephone software company, in 1984. Costello sold AMCAT in 2007 and since then has founded several technology companies.
- Attended, University of Kansas
- Graduated, Bartlesville College
Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor (2011-present)
Costello ran for re-election as Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor in 2014. Costello won the Republican nomination in the unopposed primary on June 24. The general election took place November 4, 2014.
|Oklahoma Labor Commissioner, 2014|
|Republican||Mark Costello Incumbent||62.8%||504,307|
|Election Results via Oklahoma State Election Board.|
|Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor, 2010|
|Democratic||Lloyd L. Fields Incumbent||35.8%||362,805|
|Election Results via Oklahoma State Election Board|
Comprehensive donor information for Costello is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Costello raised a total of $727,811 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 13, 2013.
|Mark Costello (Oklahoma)'s Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||OK Labor Commissioner||$26,269|
|2010||OK Labor Commissioner||$701,542|
|Grand Total Raised||$727,811|
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|Mark Costello's Campaign Contributions|
Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$63,887|
|Top 5 contributors||Mark Costello||$679,177|
|Oklahoma Republican Party||$1,000|
|5 individual donors||$1,000 each|
Costello and his wife, Cathy, have five children. They live in Edmond, Oklahoma.
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- Oklahoma Department of Labor
- Costello's official biography
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Mark Costello on Twitter
- Facebook campaign page
- Google+ campaign page
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Ok.gov, " Mark Costello," accessed January 28, 2013
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for Federal, State, Legislative and Judicial Offices," April 14, 2014
- Oklahoma State Board of Elections, "November 2010 General Election Results," accessed March 26, 2011
- Follow the Money, " Career fundraising for Mark Costello," accessed May 13, 2013
- Follow the Money.org, "Home," accessed February 17, 2015
Lloyd Fields (D)
|Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor
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