|Oklahoma State Senate District 47|
|November 23, 2016|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||January 11, 2011|
|Next election||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||12 years total in state legislative chambers|
|Bachelor's||University of Oklahoma|
Treat graduated from Oklahoma University with degrees in history and political science. While a student at OU, he began working for Tom Coburn who was then an Oklahoma congressman. Treat went on to work as legislative advisors to the GOP Minority Leader in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. After this, he went on to serve as legislative advisor to Governor Mary Fallin. When Coburn decided to run for US Senate, Treat became a regional director for the campaign and later Coburn's state government liaison. In 2010, Treat became executive directo for the Oklahoma GOP's Victory Program.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Treat served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• General Government, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Treat served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• General Government|
|• Retirement and Insurance|
|• Veterans and Military Affairs|
Treat's 2011 special election campaign site list several key policy positions and campaign themes:
"The Greg Treat Plan:"
- "Real Reform to fight against ever-increasing property taxes."
- "Creating the most business-friendly environment in Oklahoma. We must make sure Edmond and Oklahoma City remain the best place to expand, locate or relocate a business."
- "Fighting back against any federal encroachment into powers reserved in the US Constitution for the State Government, or the People."
- "Preserving and encouraging free-market principles in the delivery of our health care system. I oppose the federal takeover of our health care system."
- "Protecting the sanctity of life and improving our foster care system as an alternative to abortion."
- "Creating measurable objectives to gauge the effectiveness of government programs. This will help us to find the programs that are working and eliminate wasteful or unnecessary programs."
- "Implementing incentives to encourage state agencies to cut spending."
- "Improving education by empowering classroom teachers to teach their subject matter – not just to teach solely for testing."
- "Reducing government spending. It is not prudent to increase the size and scope of government simply because of a temporary increase in state revenues."
- "Fight, at every turn, against government taking a more active role in raising our children. Government is not the solution – all too often it is the problem."
- "Above all, as your state senator I will support conservative, fiscally-responsible policies at the Capitol that will ensure our state is the best place to live, work and raise a family!"
- See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2012
Treat ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma Senate District 47. Treat ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Treat defeated 4 other candidates in the January 11, 2011 special election to Oklahoma State Senate District 47.The election was originally scheduled for February 8, 2011, but the Republican primary on January 11, 2011 decided the race since no Democrats filed to run.
- No Democratic candidates filed.
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PO Box 721884
Oklahoma City, OK 73172
Phone: (405) 470-1711
Treat is married to his wife, Maressa. They have two children.
- Campaign Website
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- State District 47 Special Election Page
- Official Campaign Facebook
- Official Senate Website
- ↑ State District 47 Special Election Page
- ↑ Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for State Elective Office 2012," April 13, 2012
- ↑ Oklahoma State Election Board - Unofficial 2012 primary results
- ↑ OK Election Board, Unofficial Results
- ↑ The Oklahoman, "Treat captures Senate District 47 seat," January 12, 2011