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Joe Sweeden

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Joe Sweeden
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Oklahoma State Senate, District 10
Former member
In office
2006-2010
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
Oklahoma House of Representatives
1999-2006
Education
Associate'sNorthern Oklahoma College
Bachelor'sOklahoma State University
Personal
ProfessionRancher
CandidateVerification
Joe Sweeden is a former Democratic member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 10 from 2006 to 2010. Sweeden was term-limited in 2010.

Sweeden served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1999 to 2006.

Biography

Sweeden earned his A.S. in Animal Science from Northern Oklahoma College and his B.A.Sc. in Animal Science from Oklahoma State University. His professional experience includes working as a rancher.

Committee assignments

The following is a list of Sweeden's final committee assignments prior to his retirement:

Elections

2010

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2010

Sweeden did not seek re-election due to term limits.

2006

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Sweeden was elected to Oklahoma Senate District 10.[1]

Sweeden raised $110,551 for his campaign.[2]

Oklahoma Senate District 10
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png JOE SWEEDEN (D) 11,775
JAMIE MARIE SEARS (R) 8,362

Campaign donors

2008

Below are Gumm's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:

Contributor 2008 total
Spectra Energy Corporation $2,000
American Electric Power $1,500
Oklahoma Society of Anesthesiologists $1,500
Oklahoma Bankers Association $1,500
Professional Fire Fighters of Oklahoma $1,100

Personal

Sweeden was born April 7, 1961, in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. He and his wife, Sheila, have two children, Delaney and Andie. They currently reside in Pawhuska.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Oklahoma State Senate District 10
2006–2010
Succeeded by
Eddie Fields (R)