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Charlie Laster

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Charlie Laster
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Oklahoma State Senate District 17
Retired
In office
2002-2012
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last election2008
First elected2002
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sOklahoma State University, 1976
J.D.University of Oklahoma, 1979
Personal
BirthdayApril 18, 1954
Place of birthShawnee, OK
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Charlie Laster was a Democratic member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing the 17th District from 2002-2012.

Laster received a B.S. in Pre-Law from the Oklahoma State University in 1976 and a J.D. from Oklahoma University in 1979. In addition to serving as senator, he has a private law practice in Shawnee. His practice focuses on small business representation and family law. Laster is also a mmeber of the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce, Oklahoma Bar Association, and OSU Alumni Association.

Committee assignments

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

2011

2010

Elections

2012

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2012

Laster did not run for re-election in 2012.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Lerblance was re-elected to Oklahoma Senate District 17 .[1]

Laster raised $156,425 for his campaign.[2]

Oklahoma Senate District 17
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png CHARLIE LASTER (D) 15,817
DONALD ROMINGER, JR (R) 12,158

District 17

Laster represents Oklahoma Senate District 17. Senate District 17 includes Shawnee.

Campaign donors

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

Contributor 2008 total
Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association $5,000
Center for Legislative Excellence $5,000
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma $5,000
Chickasaw Nation $5,000
Oklahoma City Fire Fighters $5,000

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Personal

Laster was born on April 18, 1954 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Laster is married to Kathy and together have two children, Kara (15) and Luke (12). They currently reside in Shawnee.

Contact information

Capitol Address
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 522
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Phone: 405-521-5539
E-Mail: laster@oksenate.gov

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Preceded by
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Oklahoma State Senate District 17
2002–2012
Succeeded by
Ron Sharp (R)