Oklahoma State Senate, District 47
Brawly's professional experience includes working as Vice President of Mehlburger Brawley, Inc., a civil engineering firm.
Brawly's 2011 special election campaign website emphasized several key policy positions and campaign themes:
- "Support the continued reduction of the state income tax and the reduction or elimination of too many state fees and licenses."
- "Support limiting the overall growth of the state budget in both size and scope."
- "Support local control of education, streamlining of administrative costs and directing the most money possible to teachers and classroom instruction."
- "Preserving and encouraging free-market principles in the delivery of our health care system. I oppose the federal takeover of our health care system."
- "Support legislation to make meaningful, comprehensive reform to the State’s workers’ compensation system."
- "Support legislation to prevent eminent domain abuses."
- "Support property tax reform."
- "Support meaningful tort reform legislation."
- "Support legislation to secure our borders first, and then firmly address the many other issues related to illegal aliens."
- "Support legislation to protect and improve funding for our transportation infrastructure."
- "Ardent supporter of the Second Amendment."
- "Staunchly pro-life."
Brawly ran to the fill the seat vacated by Todd Lamb (R) who was elected Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma in the November 2, 2010 general election. Brawly and 3 other candidates were defeated by Greg Treat January 11, 2011 special election to Oklahoma State Senate District 47. The election was originally scheduled for February 8, 2011, but the Republican primary on January 11, 2011 decided the election since no Democrats filed to run.
- No democratic candidates have filed.
Brawly is a member of the Rotary Club and has served on the boards of the Science Museum (Omniplex), Prevent Blindness Oklahoma and the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City. Brawley and his wife, Sarah, have one child.