Greg Childers

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Greg Childers
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Oklahoma State Senate District 43
Former member
In office
2011 - 2012
Elections and appointments
First electedOctober 11, 2011
Term limitsN/A
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Greg Childers is a former Republican member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 43 from 2011 to 2012. Childers was first elected in the October 11, 2011 special election for District 43. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Jim Reynolds (R) resigned his seat on July 1, 2011, 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: 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]


District 43 was moved as part of 2010 Census redistricting. Meador stated that, if elected, he would not seek re-election in 2012. Childers said he would move if elected, though he did not run in 2012. To establish residency in the new district, they needed to move by October 10, 2011.[4][5]

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