Mike Sanders

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Mike Sanders
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 59
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Education
Bachelor'sOklahoma Christian University (1997)
Personal
Place of birthKingfisher, Oklahoma
ProfessionSanders Funeral Service
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Mike Sanders is a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 59. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. He is currently an Assistant Majority Whip.

Biography

Sanders earned his B.S. in History and Pre-Law from Oklahoma Christian University in 1997. His professional experience includes working for Sanders Funeral Service. He previously worked as a senior advisor for the Natural Resources Conservation Service; and was deputy chief of staff for Rural Development, United States Department of Agriculture.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Wildlife
Appropriations and Budget
Energy and Aerospace

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sanders served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sanders served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oklahoma House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 11, 2014. Incumbent Mike Sanders was unopposed in the Republican primary. Sanders is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sanders ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 59. Sanders defeated Rodney Hiebert in the Republican primary on June 26 and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6][7]

Oklahoma House of Representatives District 59 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Sanders Incumbent 94.9% 2,916
Rodney Hiebert 5.1% 158
Total Votes 3,074

2010

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sanders ran for re-election 2010 election for Oklahoma State House District 59. Sanders was unchallenged in the general election on November 2, 2010. Sanders was unopposed in the Republican primary election on July 27, 2010.[8][9][10][11]

2008

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Sanders won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives.[12] $123,443 was raised for this campaign.[13]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 59
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png MIKE SANDERS (R) 11,094
DONALD EDWARD RUSSELL (D) 2,929

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Mike Sanders is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Mike Sanders raised a total of $416,637 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.[14]

Mike Sanders's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 59 Won $209,015
2010 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 59 Won $84,179
2008 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 59 Won $123,443
Grand Total Raised $416,637

2012

Mike Sanders won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Mike Sanders raised a total of $209,015.
Oklahoma House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mike Sanders's campaign in 2012
Chickasaw Nation$9,000
Osh Holdings LLC$5,000
Chesapeake Energy$3,000
Alexander, Bobby$2,500
Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma$2,200
Total Raised in 2012$209,015
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Mike Sanders won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Mike Sanders raised a total of $84,179.

2008

Mike Sanders won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Mike Sanders raised a total of $123,443.

Personal

Sanders and his wife, Nellie Taylor, have two children. They reside in Kingfisher, OK.[1]

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