Patrice Douglas

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Patrice Douglas
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Oklahoma Corporation Commission
Incumbent
In office
October 10, 2011 - Present
Term ends
2014
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
PredecessorJeff Cloud
Compensation
Base salary$107,669
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$385,026
AppointedSeptember 8, 2011
Appointed byGovernor of Oklahoma
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sOklahoma Christian University
J.D.University of Oklahoma (1987)
Personal
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
Patrice Douglas is the 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.[1]

Douglas was 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.[3] Russell then defeated Douglas in the August 26, 2014, Republican runoff.[4]

Biography

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.[5]

Education

  • Bachelor's degree, Oklahoma Christian University
  • Juris doctorate, University of Oklahoma[5]

Political Career

Oklahoma Corporation Commission (2011-Present)

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]

Elections

2014

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

Douglas ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Oklahoma's 5th District.[6] 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.[3] Russell then defeated Douglas in the August 26, 2014, Republican runoff.[4]

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
U.S. House, Oklahoma District 5 Runoff Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Russell 59.3% 19,371
Patrice Douglas 40.7% 13,315
Total Votes 32,686
Source: Results via Associated Press

Endorsements

Douglas was endorsed by the following people and organizations:

  • RightNOW Women PAC[7]
  • Oklahoma State Board of Education member Major General (Ret.) Leo J. Baxter[8]
  • Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett[9]
  • Edmond Mayor Charles Lamb[9]
  • Bethany Mayor Bryan Taylor[9]
  • Lawton Mayor Fred Fitch[9]
  • Tecumseh Mayor Eddy Parker[9]
  • Ponca City Mayor Homer Nicholson[9]
  • Former Oklahoma City Mayor Ron Norick[9]
  • Former Edmond Mayor, Saundra Naifeh[9]

Media


Patrice Douglas, "Shows Up."

Patrice Douglas, "Ready To Run."

Patrice Douglas, "Obama Phones."

Polls

Republican runoff
Poll Patrice Douglas Steve RussellUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
JMC Analytics and Polling
July 28, 2014
28%42%31%+/-5.3334
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org
Republican primary
Poll Patrice Douglas Clark JolleyMike TurnerSteve RussellShane JettHarvey SparksUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
SoonerPoll.com
May 5-10, 2014
11.6%11.4%11.2%7.4%5.5%3.7%49.1%+/-3.77671
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org

2012

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.[10]

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

2014

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Douglas' reports.[11]

Patrice Douglas (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[12]May 30, 2014$0.00$406,180.44$(33,653.52)$372,526.92
July Quarterly[13]July 15, 2014$184,883.80$78,868.72$(170,860.54)$92,891.98
Running totals
$485,049.16$(204,514.06)

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.[14]

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

2012

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
2011-Present
Succeeded by
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