|Oklahoma State Senate District 17|
|November 23, 2016|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||12 years total in the legislature|
|High school||Shawnee High School|
|Bachelor's||Southeastern State College|
|Master's||Central State University|
Sharp earned his B.A. from Southeastern State College, his M.A. from Central State University and his Ph.D. in Political Science from Kensington University.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sharp served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Business and Commerce|
|• Tourism and Wildlife|
|• Veterans and Military Affairs|
- See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2012
Sharp ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma Senate District 17. Sharp and Ed Moore advanced to the August 28 primary runoff, and Sharp defeated Ed Moore in the primary runoff election. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Oklahoma State Senate District 17 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Ed Moore (advanced to runoff)||34%||1,463|
|Ron Sharp (advanced to runoff)||31.1%||1,339|
|Ernest R. Clark||15.6%||673|
Comprehensive donor information for Ron Sharp is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Ron Sharp raised a total of $117,038 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 12, 2013.
|Ron Sharp's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Oklahoma State Senate, District 17||$117,038|
|Grand Total Raised||$117,038|
2012Ron Sharp won election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Ron Sharp raised a total of $117,038.
|Oklahoma State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ron Sharp's campaign in 2012|
|Route 66 PAC||$5,000|
|Knight, Robert A||$5,000|
|Clarke Iii, Sidney R||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$117,038|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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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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- Ron Sharp for Senate, "About Ron," accessed May 26, 2014
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for State Elective Office 2012," April 13, 2012
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "Official Primary Election Results— June 26, 2012," July 6, 2012
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "Runoff Primary Election Results— August 28, 2012," accessed May 25, 2014
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "General Election Results— November 6, 2012," accessed May 25, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Sharp, Ron," accessed July 12, 2013
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