Mark Costello (Oklahoma)

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Mark Costello
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Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor
In office
January 10, 2011 - Present
Term ends
Years in position 3
PredecessorLloyd Fields (D)
Base salary$105,053
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$727,811
Term limits2 consecutive terms
Place of birthBartlesville, Oklahoma
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
Mark Costello is the current Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor. A Republican, he was first elected to the office on November 2, 2010, and assumed office on January 10, 2011.


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.[1]


  • Attended, University of Kansas
  • Graduated, Bartlesville College

Political career

Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor (2011-present)

Costello has served as Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor since January 2011. He will next be up for election in November 2014.[1]



See also: Oklahoma down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Costello is running 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 takes place November 4, 2014.[2]


Costello won election in the November 2010 election, defeating Democratic candidate Lloyd L. Fields.[3]

Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Costello 64.2% 649,748
     Democratic Lloyd L. Fields Incumbent 35.8% 362,805
Total Votes 1,012,553
Election Results Via: Oklahoma State Election Board

Campaign donors

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.[4]

Mark Costello (Oklahoma)'s Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 OK Labor Commissioner Not up for election $26,269
2010 OK Labor Commissioner Won $701,542
Grand Total Raised $727,811


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Costello and his wife, Cathy, have five children. They live in Edmond, Oklahoma.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lloyd Fields (D)
Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor
Succeeded by