|Oklahoma State Senate District 28|
|November 18, 2014|
|Years in position||11|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||12 years total in state legislative chambers|
|Birthday||July 11, 1950|
|Place of birth||Seminole, OK|
Coates attended Oklahoma City Southwestern College, University of Central Oklahoma and Southwest Technical Institute. In addition to serving as state senator, Coates is a construction consultant, Harry E. Coates, Incorporated, whose firm operates in the U.S. and in the Caribbean.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Coates served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Business and Commerce|
|• Health and Human Services|
|• Tourism and Wildlife, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Coates served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Business and Labor|
|• General Government|
|• Veterans and Military Affairs|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Coates served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Business and Labor, Chair|
|• Energy and Environment|
- See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2010
Coates ran for re-election to the Oklahoma State Senate. He defeated Tim Clem in the primary election on July 27, 2010.  He ran unopposed in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010. Vote totals were not reported.
Coates represents Oklahoma Senate District 28. Senate District 28 includes Seminole.
In 2010, Coates received $208,342 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.
|Oklahoma State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Harry Coates's campaign in 2010|
|Working Oklahomans Alliance||$5,000|
|Whitten, Reggie N||$5,000|
|Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma||$5,000|
|Oklahoma Medical Association||$3,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$208,342|
Below are Coates' top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Oklahoma Society of Anesthesiologists||$1,500|
|Farmers Insurance Group||$1,500|
|Oklahoma Academy of Opthalmology||$1,000|
|T. Dan Friedkin (Transportation)||$1,000|
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Coates was born July 11, 1950 in Seminole, Oklahoma. He is married to Betty and currently resides in Seminole.
- Oklahoma Senate website
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
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