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'''Earl Sears''' (b. September 2, 1952) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]]. He has represented the 11th District since 2006. Sears earned his Master of Arts degree in School Counseling at Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, in 1982. From 1974 to 2006, he worked as teacher and principal at Central Middle School. He and his wife, Jane, have two children: Ryan and Hollye.
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'''Earl Sears''' (b. September 2, 1952) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]]. He has represented the 11th District since 2006.  
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Revision as of 13:30, 28 June 2013

Earl Sears
EarlSears.jpg
Oklahoma House of Representatives District 11
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 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Prior offices
Council Member, City of Bartlesville
1999 – 2003
Education
Bachelor'sNortheastern State University, Tahlequah (1975)
Master'sNortheastern State University, Tahlequah (1982)
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 2, 1952
Place of birthBartlesville, Oklahoma
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification

Earl Sears (b. September 2, 1952) is a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He has represented the 11th District since 2006.

Biography

Sears earned his Master of Arts degree in School Counseling at Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, in 1982. From 1974 to 2006, he worked as teacher and principal at Central Middle School.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations and Budget
Economic Development and Financial Services
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Election history

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sears ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 11. He ran unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

2010

Sears won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He ran unopposed. The general election was November 2, 2010.[3] Vote totals were not reported for unopposed candidates.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Sears won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Because he ran unopposed, the number of votes was not published.[4] $46,000 was raised for this campaign.[5]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Sears was up for re-election, he collected $16,300 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Oklahoma House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Earl Sears's campaign in 2010
Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma$2,000
Oklahoma Society Of Anesthesiologists$1,000
Chickasaw Nation$1,000
Oklahoma Education Association$1,000
Oklahoma Association Of Electric Cooperatives$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $16,300

2008

In 2008, Sears collected $46,000 in donations.[7]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
CHEROKEE NATION $5,000
OKLAHOMA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION $2,000
FARMERS INSURANCE GROUP $1,000
CONOCOPHILLIPS $1,000
REPUBLICAN MEDIA FUND $1,000
SUTHERLAND, GUY & CLAIRE $1,000
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY $1,000

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

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

Earl Sears endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [8]

Personal

He and his wife, Jane, have two children: Ryan and Hollye.

Recent news

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