|Oklahoma House of Representatives District 11|
|2006 - Present|
|November 18, 2014|
|Years in position||7|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||12 years total in state legislative chambers|
|Council Member, City of Bartlesville|
|1999 – 2003|
|Bachelor's||Northeastern State University, Tahlequah (1975)|
|Master's||Northeastern State University, Tahlequah (1982)|
|Birthday||September 2, 1952|
|Place of birth||Bartlesville, Oklahoma|
Earl Sears (b. September 2, 1952) is a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He has represented the 11th District since 2006. Sears earned his Master of Arts degree in School Counseling at Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, in 1982. From 1974 to 2006, he worked as teacher and principal at Central Middle School. He and his wife, Jane, have two children: Ryan and Hollye.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sears served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Appropriations and Budget|
|• Economic Development and Financial Services|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sears served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Appropriations & Budget, Chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sears served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Administrative Rules and Agency Oversight|
|• Common Education|
Sears ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 11. He ran unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, a year in which Sears was up for re-election, he collected $16,300 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Oklahoma House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Earl Sears's campaign in 2010|
|Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma||$2,000|
|Oklahoma Society Of Anesthesiologists||$1,000|
|Oklahoma Education Association||$1,000|
|Oklahoma Association Of Electric Cooperatives||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$16,300|
In 2008, Sears collected $46,000 in donations.
These were the largest contributors in 2008.
|OKLAHOMA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION||$2,000|
|FARMERS INSURANCE GROUP||$1,000|
|REPUBLICAN MEDIA FUND||$1,000|
|SUTHERLAND, GUY & CLAIRE||$1,000|
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- House website
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- ↑ Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Additional Oklahoma Endorsements," March 5, 2012
- ↑ Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for State Elective Office 2012," April 13, 2012
- ↑ Oklahoma State Election Board - Unofficial 2012 primary results
- ↑ Oklahoma State Election Board, Unofficial Results
- ↑ Oklahoma House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- ↑ "2008 campaign contributions"
- ↑ 2010 campaign contributions
- ↑ 2008 contributions
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