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'''Al McAffrey''' (b. June 6, 1948) is a [[Democrat|Democratic]] member of the [[Oklahoma State Senate]], representing District 46. He was first elected to the Senate in 2012.  He was elected in the [[State legislative special elections, 2012#February 14, 2012|February 14, 2012 special election.]]<ref>[http://newsok.com/mcaffrey-becomes-oklahoma-senates-newest-member/article/3651657 ''NewsOK,'' "McAffrey becomes Oklahoma Senate's newest member," February 24, 2012]</ref>
 
'''Al McAffrey''' (b. June 6, 1948) is a [[Democrat|Democratic]] member of the [[Oklahoma State Senate]], representing District 46. He was first elected to the Senate in 2012.  He was elected in the [[State legislative special elections, 2012#February 14, 2012|February 14, 2012 special election.]]<ref>[http://newsok.com/mcaffrey-becomes-oklahoma-senates-newest-member/article/3651657 ''NewsOK,'' "McAffrey becomes Oklahoma Senate's newest member," February 24, 2012]</ref>
  
Prior to joining the Senate, McAffrey served was a member of the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]]. He represented District 88 from 2006-2012. On October 24, 2011, McAffrey announced his candidacy for the special election to fill [[Oklahoma State Senate|state Senate]] District 46. The seat became vacant on January 15, 2012, due to the resignation of [[Andrew Rice]] (D).<ref>[http://www.tulsatoday.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2967:rep-al-mcaffrey-enters-race-to-replace-sen-andrew-rice-in-district-46&catid=60:state&Itemid=108 ''Tulsa Today,'' "Rep. Al McAffrey enters race to replace Sen. Andrew Rice in District 46," October 24, 2011] </ref>
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Prior to joining the Senate, McAffrey was a member of the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]]. He represented District 88 from 2006-2012. On October 24, 2011, McAffrey announced his candidacy for the special election to fill [[Oklahoma State Senate|state Senate]] District 46. The seat became vacant on January 15, 2012, due to the resignation of [[Andrew Rice]] (D).<ref>[http://www.tulsatoday.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2967:rep-al-mcaffrey-enters-race-to-replace-sen-andrew-rice-in-district-46&catid=60:state&Itemid=108 ''Tulsa Today,'' "Rep. Al McAffrey enters race to replace Sen. Andrew Rice in District 46," October 24, 2011] </ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==

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Al McAffrey
McAfferey.jpg
Oklahoma State Senate District 46
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$147/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Prior offices
House of Representatives District 88
2006 - 2012
Personal
BirthdayJune 6, 1948
Place of birthKonowa, Oklahoma
ProfessionFuneral Director
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification

Al McAffrey (b. June 6, 1948) is a Democratic member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 46. He was first elected to the Senate in 2012. He was elected in the February 14, 2012 special election.[1]

Prior to joining the Senate, McAffrey was a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He represented District 88 from 2006-2012. On October 24, 2011, McAffrey announced his candidacy for the special election to fill state Senate District 46. The seat became vacant on January 15, 2012, due to the resignation of Andrew Rice (D).[2]

Biography

In his professional life, McAffrey is a funeral director, and was an officer for the Oklahoma City Police Department. McAffrey served in the United States Navy.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance
Public Safety
Rules
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Election history

2012

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

McAffrey defeated Jason Reese (R) in a special election. McAffrey won by a 1,258-630 margin.[3]

The special election had been scheduled for April 3, 2012. However, since a primary election was not necessary, the primary election on February 14, 2012 served as the general election.[4][5][6]

Oklahoma State Senate, District 46, Special Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAl McAffrey 66.6% 1,259
     Republican Jason Reese 33.4% 630
Total Votes 1,889

2010

McAffrey won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. He defeated Dominique DaMon Block, Sr. in the general election on November 2, 2010.[7]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 88
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Al McAffrey (D) 4,173
Dominique DaMon Block, Sr. (R) 1,826

2008

On November 4, 2008, McAffrey won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Because he ran unopposed, the number of votes was not published.[8] $67,168 was raised for this campaign.[9]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which McAffrey was up for re-election, he collected $84,241 in donations.[10]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Oklahoma House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Al McAffrey's campaign in 2010
Chickasaw Nation$6,000
Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma$5,000
Haas Jr, Gilbert G$4,368
Whitten, Reggie N$2,500
Cherokee Nation$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $84,241

2008

In 2008, McAffrey collected $67,168 in donations.[11]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
MCAFFREY, AL $13,259
CHEROKEE NATION $5,000
VANHOOK, STEVE $3,639
LEMON, ROBERT D $3,000
GAY & LESBIAN VICTORY FUND $2,600
OKLAHOMA INDEPENDENT PETROLEUM ASSOCIATION $1,500

Personal

McAffrey has three children and lives in Oklahoma City, OK.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Oklahoma State Senate District 46
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Oklahoma House of Representatives - District 88
2006–2010
Succeeded by
Kay Floyd (D)