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Anthony Sykes

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Anthony Sykes
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Oklahoma State Senate District 24
Incumbent
In office
2006-Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$147/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Oklahoma
J.D.University of Oklahoma
Military service
Service/branchOklahoma National Guard
Personal
BirthdayNovember 19, 1972
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Anthony Sykes (b. November 19, 1972) is a Republican member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 24. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. Sykes previously served as Majority Whip.

Biography

Sykes earned a B.A. in Public Administration and a J.D. from the University of Oklahoma. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Rural Development
Appropriations
Business and Commerce, Vice-chair
Judiciary, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sykes served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sykes served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oklahoma State Senate will consist of a primary election on June 24, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 11, 2014. Incumbent Anthony Sykes is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

2010

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2010

Sykes ran unopposed for re-election to the Oklahoma State Senate. He defeated Linda Molsbee in the primary election on July 27, 2010 by a margin of 5,060-1,514. Susan Hardy Brooks and John Branum were running in the Democratic primary for this seat, but Branum withdrew before the primary and Brooks before the general election. Jason Williford (I) was stricken from the ballot.[2] The general election took place on November 2, 2010. Vote totals were not reported.

2006

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Sykes was elected to Oklahoma Senate District 24.[3]

Sykes raised $158,325 for his campaign.[4]

Oklahoma Senate District 24
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png ANTHONY SYKES (R) 12,514
DAISY LAWLER (D) 12,018

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Anthony Sykes is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Anthony Sykes raised a total of $282,226 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 13, 2013.[5]

Anthony Sykes's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma State Senate, District 24 Not up for election $27,163
2010 Oklahoma State Senate, District 24 Won $79,319
2008 Oklahoma State Senate, District 24 Not up for election $15,800
2006 Oklahoma State Senate, District 24 Won $158,325
2004 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 53 Defeated $1,619
Grand Total Raised $282,226

2012

Anthony Sykes was not up for election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Anthony Sykes raised a total of $27,163.

2010

Anthony Sykes won re-election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Anthony Sykes raised a total of $79,319.

2008

Anthony Sykes was not up for election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Anthony Sykes raised a total of $15,800.

2006

Anthony Sykes won election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Anthony Sykes raised a total of $158,325.

2004

Anthony Sykes lost the election for the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Anthony Sykes raised a total of $1,619.

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Anthony Sykes endorsed Rick Santorum in the 2012 presidential election. [6]

Personal

Sykes is married to Holley and has two children, Alex and Addie.

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