|Oklahoma Corporation Commission|
|1988 - Present|
|Years in position||27|
|Chair, Oklahoma Corporation Commission|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 8, 1988|
|Next general||November 6, 2018|
|Member, Oklahoma City Council|
|Bachelor's||University of Pennsylvania|
|Master's||London School of Economics; Yale University; Harvard University|
|Service/branch||U.S. Air Force Reserve|
Anthony became president of C.R. Anthony Company retail stores in 1980 at the age of 32. He served in this position for seven years and was then elected to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission in 1988. Prior to joining the OCC, he served on a number of boards including the Oklahoma State, Oklahoma City and South Oklahoma City chambers of commerce, the Oklahoma Historical Society, the Oklahoma Science and Arts Museum, Liberty National Bank, Banks of Mid-America, Inc., the Dale Rogers School for Retarded Citizens, and the Kirkpatrick Center.
- B.S., Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania
- MSc, London School of Economics
- MA, Yale University
- MPA, Harvard University
Oklahoma Corporation Commission (1988-present)
First elected to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission in 1988, Anthony became the first Republican on the Commission in 60 years. Re-elected since, he has now held elected office longer than any other current state official.
|Oklahoma Corporation Commission Full-term seat General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Bob Anthony Incumbent||100%%||0|
|Election Results via Oklahoma State Board of Elections.|
On November 7, 2006, Bob Anthony won re-election to the office of Oklahoma Corporation Commission. He defeated Cody Graves (D) in the general election.
|Oklahoma Corporation Commission, 2006|
|Republican||Bob Anthony Incumbent||58.7%||536,341|
|Election Results Via: Oklahoma State Board of Elections|
Comprehensive donor information for Anthony is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Anthony raised a total of $862,480 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 13, 2013.
Anthony won re-election to the position of Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner in 2012. During that election cycle, Anthony raised a total of $361,203.
|Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Bob Anthony's campaign in 2012|
|David J. Chernicky||$5,000|
|Aubrey K. McClendon||$5,000|
|William C. Payne||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$361,203|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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|Bob Anthony's Campaign Contributions|
Oklahoma Corporation Commission
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$173,133|
|Top 5 contributors||Koch Industries||$5,000|
|16 other individual donors||$5,000 each|
Anthony married his wife, Nancy, in 1975. They have four daughters.
Jim Thorpe Building
2101 N. Lincoln
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
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- Oklahoma Corporation Commission
- Anthony's official biography
- Bob Anthony for Commissioner 2012 Official Campaign Website
- Oklahomans For Anthony on Facebook
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "Results: For Corporation Commissioner," accessed June 26, 2012
- Oklahoma Corporation Commission, " Bob Anthony," accessed February 7, 2013
- Follow the Money, " Career fundraising for Bob Anthony," accessed May 13, 2013
- Follow the Money.org, "Home," accessed February 17, 2015
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