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Charles Ortega

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Charles Ortega
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 52
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Personal
ProfessionOperator and owner of Smiley's Tire and Auto
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Charles L. Ortega is a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 52. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. He currently holds the position of Assistant Majority Floor Leader.

Biography

Ortega's professional experience includes being the operator and owner of Smiley's Tire and Auto.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Economic Development and Financial Services
Long-Term Care and Senior Services
Tourism and International Relations, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oklahoma House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 11, 2014. Incumbent Charles Ortega was unopposed in the Republican primary. Ortega is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ortega ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 52. Ortega ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26 and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6][7]

2010

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ortega won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary. He was also unopposed in the general election on November 2, 2010. Vote totals were not reported for unopposed candidates.[8][9][10][11]

2008

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Ortega won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives.[12] $105,537 was raised for this campaign.[13]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 52
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png CHARLES L. ORTEGA (R) 6,891
DAN McMAHAN (D) 3,893

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Charles Ortega is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Charles Ortega raised a total of $210,118 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.[14]

Charles Ortega's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 52 Won $48,409
2010 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 52 Won $56,172
2008 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 52 Won $105,537
Grand Total Raised $210,118

2012

Charles Ortega won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Charles Ortega raised a total of $48,409.
Oklahoma House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Charles Ortega's campaign in 2012
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma$1,750
Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association$1,500
Oklahoma Bankers Association$1,000
Altus Firefighters Fire PAC$1,000
Chickasaw Nation$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$48,409
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Charles Ortega won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Charles Ortega raised a total of $56,172.

2008

Charles Ortega won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Charles Ortega raised a total of $105,537.

Personal

Ortega and his wife, Margaret, have two children.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Project Vote Smart, "Biography of Rep. Charles Ortega ," accessed June 4, 2014
  2. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for State Elective Officials 2014," accessed April 15, 2014
  3. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Unofficial results: Federal, State, Legislative and Judicial Races Primary Election — June 24, 2014," accessed June 24, 2014
  4. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for State Elective Office 2012," April 13, 2012
  5. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Official Primary Election Results— June 26, 2012," July 6, 2012
  6. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Runoff Primary Election Results— August 28, 2012," accessed May 25, 2014
  7. Oklahoma State Election Board, "General Election Results— November 6, 2012," accessed May 25, 2014
  8. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Oklahoma Candidates for State Elective Office 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  9. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Summary Results Primary Election — July 27, 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  10. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Summary Results Runoff Primary Election — August 24, 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  11. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Summary Results General Election — November 2, 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  12. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Oklahoma House of Representatives official election results for 2008," accessed May 26, 2014
  13. Follow the Money, "2008 campaign contributions," accessed May 26, 2014
  14. followthemoney.org, "Ortega, Charles," accessed July 23, 2013
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