Greg Childers

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Greg Childers
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Oklahoma State Senate District 43
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First electedOctober 11, 2011
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Greg Childers was a Republican member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing the 43rd District from 2011-2012.

Childers was first elected in the October 11, 2011 special election for District 43. The special election was called the fill the vacancy created when Jim Reynolds (R) resigned his seat, effective July 1, after being elected Cleveland County treasurer.


Presidential preference


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

Greg Childers endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [1]



See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2012

Childers did not run for re-election in 2012.


See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

Childers defeated Theresa Nelson in the August 9 special election primary. He went on to defeat Kenneth Meador (D) in the October 11 special general election.[2][3]


Whichever candidate wins the October election, they will be forced to move to the new District 43 if they wish to run for re-election. The district was moved as part of 2010 Census redistricting. Meador has stated that, if elected, he would not seek re-election in 2012. Childers intends to move if elected. To establish residency in the new district, they must move there by October 10, 2011.[4][5]

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Preceded by
Jim Reynolds
Oklahoma State Senate District 43
Succeeded by
Corey Brooks (R)