Colby Schwartz

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Colby Schwartz
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 43
Incumbent
In office
2006 - Present
Term ends
November 21, 2012
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$132/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Education
Bachelor'sOklahoma City University (1995)
Personal
BirthdayApril 8, 1974
Place of birthOklahoma City, Oklahoma
ProfessionSales Representative, Sepracor
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Colby Schwartz (b. April 8, 1974) is a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He has represented District 43 since 2006. He is currently a Deputy Majority Whip and former Assistant Majority Whip.

Schwartz earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Oklahoma City University in 1995. He is employed as a sales representative. He and his wife, Brenda, have one child, Campbell.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schwartz has been appointed to the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

Colby Schwartz endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Schwartz is running for re-election in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 43. He ran unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election which takes place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

2010

Schwartz won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary. He faced J. P. Hemminger (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 43
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Colby Schwartz (R) 10,491
J. P. Hemminger (D) 2,393

2008

On November 4, 2008, Schwartz won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Because he ran unopposed, the number of votes was not published.[5] $46,444 was raised for this campaign.[6]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Schwartz was up for re-election, he collected $98,080 in donations.[7]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Oklahoma House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Colby Schwartz's campaign in 2010
Schwartz, Michael & Tally$5,000
Smith, Gary D$4,500
Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma$4,000
Oklahoma Society Of Anesthesiologists$4,000
Associated General Contractors Of Oklahoma$3,500
Total Raised in 2010 $98,080

2008

In 2008, Schwartz collected $46,444 in donations.[8]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
CHICKASAW NATION $5,250
INDEPENDENT MEDICAL PROVIDERS $1,500
OKLAHOMA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION $1,272
OKLAHOMA INDEPENDENT PETROLEUM ASSOCIATION $1,000
SEPRACOR $1,000
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY $1,000

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