Brian Crain

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Brian Crain
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Oklahoma State Senate District 39
Incumbent
In office
2004-Present
Term ends
November 23, 2016
Years in position 10
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$147/day
Elections and appointments
Last election2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Oklahoma, 1983
J.D.University of Tulsa Law School, 1991
Personal
Place of birthAndrews Air Force Base, MD
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Brian A. Crain is a Republican member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 39. Crain joined the senate in 2004. Senate District 39 includes Tulsa.

Biography

Crain received a B.B.A. in Management from the University of Oklahoma in 1983 and a J.D. from the University of Tulsa Law School in 1991. In addition to serving as a state senator, Crain works as an attorney at the Boone, Smith, Davis, Hurst and Dickman law firm. Crain's law practice focuses primarily on title and real property law.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Business and Commerce
Health and Human Services, Chair
Judiciary

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Election History

2012

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2012

Crain ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma Senate District 39. Crain defeated Kevin McDugle in the Republican primary on June 26 and defeated Julie Hall in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

State Senate, District 39, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Crain Incumbent 56.9% 19,018
     Democratic Julie Hall 43.1% 14,398
Total Votes 33,416
Oklahoma State Senate District 39 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrian A. Crain Incumbent 53% 3,611
Kevin McDugle 47% 3,200
Total Votes 6,811

2008

Crain raised $63,325 [4] for this campaign, in which he ran unopposed.[5]

2004

On November 2, 2004, Crain was elected to Oklahoma Senate District 39.[6]

Crain raised $35,348 for his campaign.[7]

Oklahoma Senate District 39
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png BRIAN A. CRAIN (R) 20,565
MICHAEL A. SHIFLET (D) 6,856

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year. Below are Crain's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:

Contributor 2008 total
Chesapeake Energy $5,000
Henry Zarrow (Energy & Natural Resources) $5,000
Aubrey K. McClendon (Energy & Natural Resources) $5,000
Associated Anesthesiologists PAC $5,000
Masoud Moazami (Health) $4,0000

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

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

Brian Crain endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [8]

Personal

Crain was born at Andrews, AFB, Maryland and moved to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at three years old. He married his wife, Lori, in 1990. They have two daughters: Sarah and Catherine.

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