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}}{{tnr}}'''Anthony Sykes''' (b. November 19, 1972) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Oklahoma State Senate]], representing District 24.  He was first elected to the Senate in 2006.  Sykes previously served as [[State Senate Majority Whip|Majority Whip]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Anthony Sykes''' (b. November 19, 1972) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Oklahoma State Senate]], representing District 24.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.  Sykes previously served as [[State Senate Majority Whip|Majority Whip]].  
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Sykes earned a B.A. in Public Administration and a J.D. from the University of Oklahoma. In his professional life, Sykes works as an attorney.
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Sykes earned a B.A. in Public Administration and a J.D. from the University of Oklahoma. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==

Revision as of 12:50, 8 July 2013

Anthony Sykes
Anthony Sykes.jpg
Oklahoma State Senate District 24
Incumbent
In office
2006-Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$147/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Oklahoma
J.D.University of Oklahoma
Military service
Service/branchOklahoma National Guard
Personal
BirthdayNovember 19, 1972
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Anthony Sykes (b. November 19, 1972) is a Republican member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 24. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. Sykes previously served as Majority Whip.

Biography

Sykes earned a B.A. in Public Administration and a J.D. from the University of Oklahoma. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Rural Development
Appropriations
Business and Commerce, Vice-chair
Judiciary, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Election History

2010

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2010

Sykes ran unopposed for re-election to the Oklahoma State Senate. He defeated Linda Molsbee in the primary election on July 27, 2010 by a margin of 5,060-1,514. Susan Hardy Brooks and John Branum were running in the Democratic primary for this seat, but Branum withdrew before the primary and Brooks before the general election. Jason Williford (I) was stricken from the ballot.[1] The general election took place on November 2, 2010. Vote totals were not reported.

2006

On November 7, 2006, Sykes was elected to Oklahoma Senate District 24.[2]

Sykes raised $158,325 for his campaign.[3]

Oklahoma Senate District 24
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png ANTHONY SYKES (R) 12,514
DAISY LAWLER (D) 12,018

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Sykes received $79,319 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[4]

Oklahoma State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Anthony Sykes's campaign in 2010
Oklahoma Public Employees Association$5,500
Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association$5,000
Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma$3,000
Helmerich Iii, Walter H$3,000
Oklahoma Farm Bureau$2,250
Total Raised in 2010 $79,319

2008

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

Contributor 2008 total
Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives $1,000
Jeffrey Davis $1,000
FKG Consulting (Lawyers & Lobbyists) $1,000
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma $1,000
Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association $1,000

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Anthony Sykes endorsed Rick Santorum in the 2012 presidential election. [5]

Personal

Sykes is married to Holley and has two children, Alex and Addie.

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