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Andrew Rice

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Andrew Rice
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Oklahoma State Senate District 46
Former officeholder
In office
2006-2012
Term ends
November 18, 2014
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$132/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Education
Bachelor'sColby College, 1996
Master'sHarvard University Divinity School, 1999
Personal
BirthdayApril 23, 1973
Place of birthOklahoma City, OK
ProfessionFreelance Documentary Producer and Editor
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Andrew Rice was a Democratic member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing the 46th District and serving as State Senate Minority Leader. Rice joined the Senate in 2006. On October 18, 2011, he announced that he would be resigning from the Senate effective January 15, 2012. Rice stated he would be supporting his wife "in her pursuit of a career opportunity outside the state of Oklahoma."[1]

Rice received a Bachelor's Degree from Colby College (Maine) in 1996 and a Master's Degree from Harvard University Divinity School in 1999. Rice founded the Progressive Alliance Foundation which focuses on working with the state of Oklahoma to advance "progressive, fair-minded and constitutional solutions to public policy problems." Rice also started the Red River Democracy Project.

Committee assignments

2011

2010

Elections

2010

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2010

Rice won re-election to the Oklahoma State Senate against Joshua Jantz (R).[2] Neither candidate was opposed in the primary election on July 27, 2010.[3] The election took place on November 2, 2010.

Oklahoma State Senate, District 44
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Andrew Rice (D) 6,060
Joshua Jantz (R) 3,507

2006

On November 7, 2006, Rice was elected to Oklahoma Senate District 46.[4]

Rice raised $265,366 for his campaign.[5]

Oklahoma Senate District 46
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png ANDREW RICE (D) 7,342
JOSHUA JANTZ (R) 3,217

District 46

Rice represents Oklahoma Senate District 46. Senate District 46 includes Oklahoma City.

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Rice received $180,546 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[6]

2008

Below are Rice's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:

Contributor 2008 total
Robert D. Lemon (Lawyers & Lobbyists) $1,000
Astrazeneca (Health) $750
Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians $550
Oklahoma Academy of Physicians Assistants $550
Oklahoma Physical Therapy PAC $500

Personal

Rice was born April 23, 1973 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He is married to his wife, Apple, and has one child, Noah David.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Oklahoma State Senate District 46
2006–2012
Succeeded by
Al McAffrey