Randy McDaniel

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Randy McDaniel
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 83
Incumbent
In office
2006 - Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Oklahoma (1990)
Master'sCambridge University
Military service
Service/branchOklahoma Army National Guard
Years of service1988 – 1999
Personal
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification

Randy McDaniel is a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 83. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. He currently holds the position of Assistant Majority Floor Leader. He previously held the position of Deputy Majority Whip.

Biography

McDaniel earned his B.A. in Economics from the University of Oklahoma in 1990 and his master's degree in Land Economy from Cambridge University in England. His professional experience includes serving as vice president of investments, and as a trust and investment officer for City Bank and Trust from 1992 to 1995. He served as an Engineer Officer/Field Artillery Officer for the Oklahoma Army National Guard from 1988 to 1999.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, McDaniel served on the following committees:

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Economic Development and Financial Services, Chair
Energy and Aerospace
Veterans and Military Affairs

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McDaniel served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, McDaniel served on the following committees:

Issues

Pension reform

In January 2014, it was reported by State Budget Solutions, a Virginia-based nonprofit public policy organization, that Oklahoma’s state debt was $44 billion, or $11,574 per capita.[2] The debt included mostly unfunded pension debt. The state’s largest public pension programs, the public employees fund and the Teacher Retirement System, received 7 percent or more for returns on investments, a rate better than most states. McDaniel, author of pension reform legislation in 2011-2012, supported new pension reform measures in 2014.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oklahoma House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 11, 2014. Incumbent Randy McDaniel was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Ed Holzberger was unopposed in the Democratic primary. McDaniel and Holzberger will face off in the general election.[3][4]

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

McDaniel ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 83. McDaniel ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26 and defeated Ed Holzberger in the general election took took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7][8]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 83, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy McDaniel Incumbent 65.1% 10,994
     Democratic Ed Holzberger 34.9% 5,905
Total Votes 16,899

2010

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010

McDaniel won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary. He was also unopposed in the general election on November 2, 2010. Vote totals were not reported for unopposed candidates.[9][10][11][12]

2008

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, McDaniel won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives.[13] $80,243 was raised for this campaign.[14]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 83
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png RANDY McDANIEL (R) 12,030
EDWARD K HOLZBERGER (D) 6,598

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Randy McDaniel is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Randy McDaniel raised a total of $616,450 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 24, 2013.[15]

Randy McDaniel's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 83 Won $195,174
2010 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 83 Won $172,933
2008 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 83 Won $80,243
2006 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 83 Won $168,100
Grand Total Raised $616,450

2012

Randy McDaniel won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Randy McDaniel raised a total of $195,174.
Oklahoma House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Randy McDaniel's campaign in 2012
Freede, Josephine W$5,000
Richels, John$2,500
Oklahoma Bankers Association$2,500
Weyerhaeuser Co$2,000
Chickasaw Nation$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$195,174
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Randy McDaniel won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Randy McDaniel raised a total of $172,933.

2008

Randy McDaniel won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Randy McDaniel raised a total of $80,243.

2006

Randy McDaniel won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Randy McDaniel raised a total of $168,100.

Personal

McDaniel is married to Julie, and they have two children.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Project Vote Smart, "Biography of Rep. Randy McDaniel," accessed June 4, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 WatchDog.org, "OK per capita debt better than most states, but that’s no reason to relax," January 7, 2014
  3. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for State Elective Officials 2014," accessed April 15, 2014
  4. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Unofficial results: Federal, State, Legislative and Judicial Races Primary Election — June 24, 2014," accessed June 24, 2014
  5. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for State Elective Office 2012," April 13, 2012
  6. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Official Primary Election Results— June 26, 2012," July 6, 2012
  7. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Runoff Primary Election Results— August 28, 2012," accessed May 25, 2014
  8. Oklahoma State Election Board, "General Election Results— November 6, 2012," accessed May 25, 2014
  9. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Oklahoma Candidates for State Elective Office 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  10. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Summary Results Primary Election — July 27, 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  11. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Summary Results Runoff Primary Election — August 24, 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  12. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Summary Results General Election — November 2, 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  13. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Oklahoma House of Representatives official election results for 2008," accessed May 26, 2014
  14. Follow the Money, "2008 campaign contributions," accessed May 26, 2014
  15. followthemoney.org, "McDaniel, Randy," accessed July 24, 2013
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