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Al McAffrey
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Current candidacy
Running for U.S. House, Oklahoma, District 5
Date of primaryAugust 26, 2014
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Oklahoma State Senate District 46
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionFebruary 14, 2012
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Prior offices
House of Representatives District 88
2006 - 2012
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Personal
BirthdayJune 6, 1948
Place of birthKonowa, Oklahoma
ProfessionFuneral Director, Police Officer
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 chamber in a special election on February 14, 2012, to replace Andrew Rice (D), who resigned. McAffrey is a former member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 88 from 2006 to 2012.

McAffrey is a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 5th Congressional District of Oklahoma.[1] McAffrey and Tom Guild were the highest vote recipients in the Democratic primary on June 24, 2014. McAffrey and Guild will compete in a runoff election on August 26, 2014.[2]

Biography

His professional experience includes working as funeral director and as an officer for the Oklahoma City Police Department. McAffrey also served in the United States Navy.[3]

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

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

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

McAffrey is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Oklahoma's 5th District.[4] McAffrey and Tom Guild were the highest vote recipients in the Democratic primary on June 24, 2014. They defeated Leona Leonard. McAffrey and Guild will compete in a runoff election on August 26, 2014.[2] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 5 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Tom Guild 42.1% 11,597
Al McAffrey 30.9% 8,505
Leona Leonard 27% 7,424
Total Votes 27,526
Source: Results via Associated Press

Media


Al McAffrey, "A Stronger Economy."

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.[5]

The special election was 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.[6][7]

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

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 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.[8][9][10][11]

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

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 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.[12] His campaign committee raised $67,168 during this campaign.[13]

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are McAffrey's reports.[14]

Al McAffrey (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[15]April 15, 2014$0.00$50,529.95$(25,028.86)$25,501.09
July Quarterly[16]July 15, 2014$15,100.88$7,425.00$(16,784.28)$5,741.60
Running totals
$57,954.95$(41,813.14)

Comprehensive donor information for Al McAffrey is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Al McAffrey raised a total of $333,713 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 15, 2013.[17]

Al McAffrey's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma State Senate, District 46 Won $97,137
2010 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 88 Won $99,729
2008 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 88 Won $67,168
2006 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 88 Won $69,679
Grand Total Raised $333,713

2012

Al McAffrey won election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Al McAffrey raised a total of $97,137.
Oklahoma State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Al McAffrey's campaign in 2012
Oklahoma City Fire Fighters$5,000
Hughes, Brett$5,000
Cmte to Re-elect Al Mcaffrey 2012$3,325
Lemon, Robert D$3,000
Box, Stephen$3,000
Total Raised in 2012$97,137
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Al McAffrey won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Al McAffrey raised a total of $99,729.

2008

Al McAffrey won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Al McAffrey raised a total of $67,168.

2006

Al McAffrey won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Al McAffrey raised a total of $69,679.

Scorecards

See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in Oklahoma

Legislative scorecards are used to evaluate elected public officials based on voting record. Some scorecards are created by political advocacy groups with a focus on specific issues, while others are developed by newspapers and are broad in scope. Scorecards are meant to be used as a tool for voters to have a quick picture of whether their views align with a particular legislator's record.

Because scorecards can be specific to particular issues or general to a state’s legislative term, for example, each report should be considered on its own merits. Each entity that publishes these reports uses different methodologies and definitions for the terms used.

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2013-2014

In 2013, the 54th Oklahoma State Legislature, first session, was in session from February 4 to May 24. In 2014, the Oklahoma State Legislature, second session, was in session from February 3 to May 23.

  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills dealing with business, industry, job creation and economic growth issues deemed important by the private sector.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills dealing with the environment.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills dealing with the growth and development of the Oklahoma City region.

2011-2012

In 2011, the 53rd Oklahoma State Legislature, first session, was in session from February 7 to May 27. In 2012, the 53rd Oklahoma State Legislature, second session, was in session from February 6 to May 25.

  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills dealing with business, industry, job creation and economic growth issues deemed important by the private sector.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills dealing with the environment.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills dealing with the growth and development of the Oklahoma City region.

Personal

McAffrey has three children and lives in Oklahoma City, OK.[3]

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References

  1. Ok.gov, "Candidates for Federal, State and Legislative Offices,” accessed June 13, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Associated Press, "Oklahoma - Summary Vote Results," accessed June 24, 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 Project Vote Smart, "Biography of Sen. Al McAffrey," accessed May 23, 2014
  4. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named run
  5. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Special Election Results for February 14, 2012," accessed May 27, 2014
  6. NewsOK.com, "Oklahoma state Sen. Andrew Rice announces resignation from Senate," October 18, 2011
  7. NewsOK.com, "Redistricting raises question in special elections for Oklahoma legislative seats," November 15, 2011
  8. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Oklahoma Candidates for State Elective Office 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  9. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Summary Results Primary Election — July 27, 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  10. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Summary Results Runoff Primary Election — August 24, 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  11. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Summary Results General Election — November 2, 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  12. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Unopposed Candidates Elected- 2008 General Election," accessed May 25, 2014
  13. Follow the Money, "2008 campaign contributions," accessed May 26, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "McAffrey 2014 Summary reports," accessed August 25, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "April Quarterly," accessed August 25, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "July Quarterly," accessed August 25, 2014
  17. FollowtheMoney.org, "McAffrey, Al," accessed July 15, 2013
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)