Patrice Douglas

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Patrice Douglas
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Current candidacy
Running for U.S. House, Oklahoma, District 5
Date of primaryJune 24, 2014
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Oklahoma Corporation Commission
In office
October 10, 2011 - Present
Term ends
Years in position 3
PredecessorJeff Cloud
Base salary$107,669
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next primaryAugust 26, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$385,026
AppointedSeptember 8, 2011
Appointed byGovernor of Oklahoma
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sOklahoma Christian University
J.D.University of Oklahoma (1987)
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
Patrice Douglas is a commissioner of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. Douglas was first appointed to the commission on September 8, 2011 by Gov. Mary Fallin and formally took office on October 10, 2011. Douglas replaced Jeff Cloud on the commission, whose term was not scheduled to end until 2014. Cloud resigned from the commission in order to "pursue opportunities in the private sector."[1]

She is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 5th Congressional District of Oklahoma.[2] Douglas and Steve Russell were the highest vote recipients in the Republican primary on June 24, 2014. They will head to the runoff election on August 26, 2014.[3]


Douglas was elected mayor of Edmound, Oklahoma in April 2009. In May 2011, she was appointed to the Oklahoma Bankers Association Board of Directors. Prior to her entry into public service, she practice law for 13 years and then joined her father's company, ACP Sheet Metal. Following this, she served as the president of SpritBank and executive vice president of First Fidelity Bank.[4]


  • Bachelor's degree, Oklahoma Christian University
  • Juris doctorate, University of Oklahoma[4]

Political Career

Oklahoma Corporation Commission (2011-Present)

Douglas has served in this position since she was first appointed to fill a vacancy. She was subsequently elected to the Commission in 2012.[4]



See also: Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

Douglas is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Oklahoma's 5th District.[5] Douglas and Steve Russell were the highest vote recipients in the Republican primary on June 24, 2014. They defeated Harvey Sparks, state Rep. Mike Turner, state Sen. Clark Jolley and Shane Jett. Russell and Douglas will head to the runoff election on August 26, 2014.[3]The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 5 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Steve Russell 26.6% 14,597
Patrice Douglas 24.5% 13,440
Clark Jolley 16.8% 9,226
Mike Turner 14.1% 7,757
Shane Jett 12.8% 7,019
Harvey Sparks 5.3% 2,895
Total Votes 54,934
Source: Results via Associated Press


See also: Oklahoma state executive official elections, 2012

Douglas was a 2012 Republican candidate for Corporation Commissioner. She was unopposed in the June 26th primary election and was unopposed in the November 6th general election.[6]

Oklahoma Corporation Commission Short-term seat General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatrice Douglas Incumbent 100%% 0
Total Votes 0
Election Results via Oklahoma State Board of Elections.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Douglas is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Douglas raised a total of $385,026 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 13, 2013.[7]

Patrice Douglas's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 OK Corporation Commissioner Won $385,026
Grand Total Raised $385,026


Douglas won re-election to the position of Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner in 2012. During that election cycle, Douglas raised a total of $385,026.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jeff Cloud
Oklahoma Corporation Commission
Succeeded by