Don Barrington

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Don Barrington
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Oklahoma State Senate District 31
In office
Term ends
November 23, 2016
Years in position 10
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
Associate'sOklahoma State University, 1993
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1966-1969
BirthdaySeptember 7, 1947
Place of birthPryor, OK
ReligionSouthern Baptist.
Office website
Don Barrington (b. September 7, 1947) is a Republican member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 31. He was first elected to the Senate in 2004.


Barrington earned an A.A. degree in Engineering Technology from Oklahoma State University in 1993. In his professional life, Barrignton is retired. Before his retirement, Barrington served as a firefighter from 1969-1996 and then as a Fire Chief from 1996-2002 in the City of Lawton. Barrington served in the United States Army from 1966-1969.

Committee assignments


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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Rural Development
Public Safety, Chair
Veterans and Military Affairs


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


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

Election History


See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2012

Barrington ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma Senate District 31. Barrington ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26. He defeated Tony Terrill in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

State Senate, District 31, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDon Barrington Incumbent 67.8% 15,805
     Democratic Tony Terrill 32.2% 7,508
Total Votes 23,313


On November 4, 2008, Barrington was re-elected to Oklahoma Senate District 31.[3]

Barrington raised $349,901 for his campaign.[4]

Oklahoma Senate District 31
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png DON BARRINGTON (R) 14,073
KEITH ERWIN (D) 10,928

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


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

Contributor 2008 total
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma $5,500
Oklahoma Public Employees Association $5,000
Republican Senate Victory PAC $5,000
Donald E. & Tiffany D. Smith $5,000
Walt H. & Peggy Helmerich III $5,000


Barrington is married to Jennifer and has two children: Alicia and Jaron. They currently reside in Lawton, Oklahoma.

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