Tom Adelson

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Tom Adelson
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Oklahoma State Senate District 33
In office
Elections and appointments
Last election2008
First elected2004
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sStanford University
J.D.Southern Methodist University
Place of birthTulsa, OK
Office website
Tom Adelson was a Democratic member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing the 33rd District from 2004-2012 and served as an Assistant Minority Floor Leader.

Adelson received a B.A. from Stanford University and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University. In addition to serving as a state senator, Adelson works as an attorney. He created his own law practice in 1998 and has been practicing law since 1992.

Committee assignments

In the 2010-2011 legislative sessions, Adelson served on these committees:





See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2012

Adelson did not run for re-election in 2012.


On November 4, 2008, Adelson was elected to Oklahoma Senate District 33.[1]

Adelson raised $723,237 for his campaign.[2]

Oklahoma Senate District 33
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png TOM ADELSON (D) 18,315
GARY A. CASEY (R) 10,693

District 33

Adelson represents Oklahoma Senate District 33. Senate District 33 includes Tulsa.

Campaign donors

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

Contributor 2008 total
Tom Adelson $280,000
Adelson for State Senate $21,295
Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association $5,000
Oklahoma Dental Association $5,000
Working Oklahomans Alliance $5,000

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Adelson is married to Julie and has four children: Emily, Andrew, Sam and Jack. They currently reside in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Oklahoma State Senate District 33
Succeeded by
Nathan Dahm (R)