Harold Wright

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Harold Wright
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 57
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$147/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Prior offices
Mayor, City of Anadarko
1985 – 1987
Education
Bachelor'sSouthwestern Oklahoma State University (1971)
Personal
ProfessionChief Executive Officer, Wright Wradio
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Harold Wright is a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He has represented the 57th District since 2008. He is currently an Assistant Majority Floor Leader. He was mayor of Anadarko from 1985 to 1987.

Wright received his Bachelor of Arts in Speech at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. His career in radio broadcasting includes tenure as general manager and partial owner of KRPT Radio; sales manager of WMBR radio; and chief executive officer of Wright Radio. He and his wife, Carol, have two children: Angela and Heston.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Wildlife
Higher Education and Career Tech, Chair
Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Wright ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 57. Wright ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26 and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

2010

Wright wons re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary. He was also unopposed in the general election on November 2, 2010. Vote totals were not reported for unopposed candidates.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Wright won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives.[3] $174,950 was raised for this campaign.[4]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 57
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png HAROLD WRIGHT (R) 7,597
PERRY ADAMS (D) 6,393

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Wright was up for re-election, he collected $48,381 in donations.[5]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Oklahoma House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Harold Wright's campaign in 2010
Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma$3,000
Harrel, Jimmy & Marilyn$2,500
Chesapeake Energy$1,250
Conocophillips$1,000
Dickey, Jack & Katherine$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $48,381

2008

In 2008, Wright collected $174,950 in donations.[6]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
PROSPERITY PAC $5,000
ROBSON, JOE $5,000
GROW OKLAHOMA PAC $5,000
NEW LEADERSHIP FUND $5,000
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY $5,000
OKLAHOMA ON THE MOVE $5,000
MEINDERS, HERMAN & LADONNA $5,000

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