Jay Paul Gumm

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Jay Paul Gumm
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Oklahoma State Senate, District 6
Former member
In office
Bachelor'sSoutheastern Oklahoma State University
ProfessionRealtor and Consultant
Jay Paul Gumm is a former Democratic member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 6 from 2002 to 2010.

While in office, Gumm served as Assistant Minority Floor Leader. He was defeated in the 2010 general election by Josh Brecheen (R).


Gumm earned his B.A. in political science from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. His professional experience includes working as a realtor and consultant.

Committee assignments

The following is a list of Gumm's final committee assignments prior to his defeat:



Jay Paul Gumm Television Spot[1]

Gumm's senate homepage detailed his legislative accomplishments:[2]

  • Strengthening Oklahoma’s economy
  • Lowering taxes on middle class families
  • Protecting Oklahoma’s children
  • Improving public schools
  • Improving conditions for working Oklahomans
  • Protecting Oklahoma’s children
  • Improving public schools
  • Toughening state law on drug paraphernalia
  • Reducing the size of state government
  • Improving health care and make prescription drugs more accessible to needy Oklahomans
  • Preventing large cities from draining southern Oklahoma’s water supply



See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2010

Gumm lost his re-election bid to Josh Brecheen (R). The election took place on November 2, 2010.[3][4][5][6]

Oklahoma State Senate, District 6
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Josh Brecheen (R) 11,719
Jay Paul Gumm (D) 8,925


See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2006

Gumm raised $169,094[7] for his campaign fund. Gumm was unopposed.[8]

Campaign donors


Below are Gumm's top 7 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:

Contributor 2008 total
Bruno, John Everett $5,000
McClendon, Aubrey K $5,000
Chesapeake Energy $5,000
Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Assoc. $5,000
Skeith, Andrew S $5,000
Oklahoma Trial Lawyer Assoc. $5,000
Cherokee Nation $5,000


Gumm and his wife, Deena, have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Oklahoma State Senate District 6
Succeeded by
Josh Brecheen (R)