Mike Turner (Oklahoma)

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Mike Turner
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 82
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in legislature
Education
Bachelor'sSouthern Methodist University
Master'sSouthern Methodist University
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Mike Turner is a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 82. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Turner was a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 5th Congressional District of Oklahoma.[1] He was defeated in the Republican primary on June 26, 2014.[2]

Biography

Turner earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Southern Methodist University and his master's degree in electrical engineering from Southern Methodist University. His professional experience includes working as an engineering consultant and as the co-owner of a restaurant and medical/exercise equipment manufacturer.[3]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Economic Development and Financial Services
Government Modernization, Vice-chair
Transportation

Elections

2014

See also: Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

Turner ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Oklahoma's 5th District.[4] Former state Senator Steve Russell, and Commissioner of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission Patrice Douglas defeated Harvey Sparks, Turner, state Sen. Clark Jolley and Shane Jett in the Republican primary on June 24, 2014.[2]

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 5 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Steve Russell 26.6% 14,597
Patrice Douglas 24.5% 13,440
Clark Jolley 16.8% 9,226
Mike Turner 14.1% 7,757
Shane Jett 12.8% 7,019
Harvey Sparks 5.3% 2,895
Total Votes 54,934
Source: Results via Associated Press

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Turner ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 82. Turner defeated incumbent Guy Liebmann in the June 26 Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election that took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7][8]

Oklahoma House of Representatives District 82 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Turner 55.8% 1,316
Guy Liebmann Incumbent 44.2% 1,043
Total Votes 2,359

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Mike Turner is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Mike Turner raised a total of $122,808 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 24, 2013.[9]

Mike Turner's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 82 Won $122,808
Grand Total Raised $122,808

2012

Mike Turner won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Mike Turner raised a total of $122,808.
Oklahoma House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mike Turner (Oklahoma)'s campaign in 2012
Turner, Michael J$79,768
Turner, Graham$5,000
Graham, Sara$5,000
Graham, Jane$5,000
Turner, Jack E$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$122,808
Source:Follow the Money

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2013-2014

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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Political offices
Preceded by
Guy Liebmann (R)
Oklahoma House of Representatives District 14
2012–present
Succeeded by
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