|Oklahoma State Senate District 43|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||October 11, 2011|
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.
- See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2012
Childers did not run for re-election in 2012.
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.
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- NewsOK, "Moderate turnout expected in Oklahoma special election for Senate District 43," October 11, 2011
- 23rd and Lincoln, "Winner of Tuesday special election to represent Senate District 43 (however briefly)," October 10th, 2011
- NewsOK, "Childers wins special state Senate GOP primary," August 10, 2011
- Newt Gingrich 2012, "Newt 2012 Adds to “All-Star” Oklahoma Team," February 29, 2012
- OK Election Board, Special Election for State Senator, District 43
- NewsOK, "Republican wins special Senate race," October 11, 2011
- NewsOK, "Moving decision faces candidates in special Oklahoma Senate race," August 27, 2011
- 23 and Lincoln, "Childers, Meador to square off in Senate District 43 special election," October 5, 2011
|Oklahoma State Senate District 43
| Succeeded by|
Corey Brooks (R)