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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Earl Sears
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|Full name = Earl Sears
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|year = 2006
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|Editdate = July 19, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=8527 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Sears, Earl" Accessed July 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 49750
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012|Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 11]]
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|totalraised2010 = 63681
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010|Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 11]]
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|totalraised2008 = 46000
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2008|Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 11]]
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|totalraised2006 = 48985
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2006|Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 11]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
===2010===
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|name = Earl Sears
In 2010, a year in which Sears was up for re-election, he collected $16,300 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=OK&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 campaign contributions]</ref>
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|full Name = Earl Sears
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140007
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|office= Oklahoma House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 49750
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|org1 = Geo Group
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|org2 = Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
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|org3 = Conocophillips
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|org4 = Miller, Edward W
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|org5 = Longacre, Jami M
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|orgamount1 = 2,500
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|orgamount2 = 1,750
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|orgamount3 = 1,500
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|orgamount4 = 1,250
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|orgamount5 = 1,000
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|}}
  
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
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===2010===
{{slp donor box 2010
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{{SLP donor box 2012
|Chamber = Oklahoma House of Representatives
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|name = Earl Sears
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|full Name = Earl Sears
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=127942
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|office= Oklahoma House of Representatives  
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|new = no
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
|total raised = $16,300
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|total raised = 63681
 
|org1 = Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma
 
|org1 = Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma
 
|org2 = Oklahoma Society Of Anesthesiologists
 
|org2 = Oklahoma Society Of Anesthesiologists
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|org4 = Oklahoma Education Association
 
|org4 = Oklahoma Education Association
 
|org5 = Oklahoma Association Of Electric Cooperatives
 
|org5 = Oklahoma Association Of Electric Cooperatives
|orgdonor1 = $2,000
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|orgamount1 = 2,000
|orgdonor2 = $1,000
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|orgamount2 = 1,000
|orgdonor3 = $1,000
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|orgamount3 = 1,000
|orgdonor4 = $1,000
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|orgamount4 = 1,000
|orgdonor5 = $1,000
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|orgamount5 = 1,000
 
|}}
 
|}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Earl Sears
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|full Name = Earl Sears
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106258
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|office= Oklahoma House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 46000
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|org1 = Cherokee Nation
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|org2 = Oklahoma Public Employees Association
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|org3 = Chesapeake Energy
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|org4 = Farmers Insurance Group
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|org5 = Sutherland, Guy & Claire
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|orgamount1 = 5,000
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|orgamount2 = 2,000
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|orgamount3 = 1,000
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|orgamount4 = 1,000
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|orgamount5 = 1,000
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|}}
  
In 2008, Sears collected $46,000 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106258 2008 contributions]</ref>
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===2006===
 
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{{SLP donor box 2006
These were the largest contributors in 2008.
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|name = Earl Sears
{{legislative donor box}}
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|full Name = Earl Sears
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=84565
| CHEROKEE NATION
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|office= Oklahoma House of Representatives
| Align="Right" | $5,000
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|new = yes
|-
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|party = Republican
| OKLAHOMA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION
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|total raised = 48985
| Align="Right" | $2,000
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|org1 = Hart, Ron
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|org2 = Conocophillips
| FARMERS INSURANCE GROUP
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|org3 = Oklahoma Medical Association
| Align="Right" | $1,000
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|org4 = Chesapeake Energy
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|org5 = Moore, Arnold
| CONOCOPHILLIPS
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|orgamount1 = 2,500
| Align="Right" | $1,000
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|orgamount2 = 1,000
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|orgamount3 = 1,000
| REPUBLICAN MEDIA FUND
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|orgamount4 = 1,000
| Align="Right" | $1,000
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|orgamount5 = 1,000
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|}}
| SUTHERLAND, GUY & CLAIRE
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| Align="Right" | $1,000
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|-
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| CHESAPEAKE ENERGY
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| Align="Right" | $1,000
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|}
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==Endorsements==
 
==Endorsements==

Revision as of 18:46, 19 July 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

Comprehensive donor information for Earl Sears is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Earl Sears raised a total of $208,416 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 19, 2013.[6]

Earl Sears's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 11 Won $49,750
2010 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 11 Won $63,681
2008 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 11 Won $46,000
2006 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 11 Won $48,985
Grand Total Raised $208,416

2012

Earl Sears won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Earl Sears raised a total of $49,750.
Oklahoma House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Earl Sears's campaign in 2012
Geo Group$2,500
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma$1,750
Conocophillips$1,500
Miller, Edward W$1,250
Longacre, Jami M$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$49,750
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Earl Sears won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Earl Sears raised a total of $63,681.
Oklahoma House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Earl Sears's campaign in 2012
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 2012$63,681
Source:Follow the Money

2008

Earl Sears won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Earl Sears raised a total of $46,000.

2006

Earl Sears won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Earl Sears raised a total of $48,985.

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. [7]

Personal

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

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