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Wayne Shaw
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Oklahoma State Senate District 3
In office
Term ends
November 23, 2016
Years in position 3
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sLamar University
Master'sLincoln Christian Seminary
Ph.D.Fuller Theological Seminary
Office website
Wayne Shaw is a Republican member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 3. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Shaw earned his B.S. in Secondary Education from Lamar University, his master's degree from Lincoln Christian Seminary and his Doctorate from Fuller Theological Seminary. His professional experience includes working as a missionary in Africa, and serving on many community organizations, including the Grove Community Action Network.[1]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Shaw served on the following committees:

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2015
Public Safety
Tourism and Wildlife


In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Shaw served on the following committees:


Shaw supports lower taxes, smaller government, traditional values and the Second Amendment. He is pro-life. He also will work for economic development.[1]



See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2012

Shaw won election in the 2012 election for Oklahoma Senate District 3. Shaw defeated Cyndi McArtor in the Republican primary on June 26 and defeated Jim Bynum (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4][5]

State Senate, District 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWayne Shaw 54.3% 13,413
     Democratic Jim Bynum 45.7% 11,302
Total Votes 24,715
Oklahoma State Senate District 3 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWayne Shaw 50.4% 2,151
Cyndi McArtor 49.6% 2,121
Total Votes 4,272

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Wayne Shaw is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Wayne Shaw raised a total of $124,454 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 25, 2013.[6]

Wayne Shaw's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma State Senate, District 3 Won $124,454
Grand Total Raised $124,454


Wayne Shaw won election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Wayne Shaw raised a total of $124,454.
Oklahoma State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Wayne Shaw's campaign in 2012
Shaw, Wayne E$30,000
Oklahoma State Republican Senatorial Committee$5,000
Center for Legislative Excellence$5,000
Renew Oklahoma PAC$5,000
Conservative Oklahoma Leadership PAC$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$124,454
Source:Follow the Money


Shaw is married with three children and four grandchildren, in addition to being a foster parent to over 20 children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jim Wilson
Oklahoma State Senate District 3
Succeeded by