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Jay Paul Gumm

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Jay Paul Gumm
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Oklahoma Senate District 6
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Realtor and Consultant
Jay Paul Gumm was a Democratic member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing the 6th District and currently serving as Assistant Minority Floor Leader. He was defeated in the 2010 general election by Josh Brecheen (R).

Gumm received a B.A. in Political Science from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. In addition to serving as senator, Gumm is a Realtor and Consultant. Gumm was sworn into office on November 19, 2002.



See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2010

Gumm lost his re-election bid to Josh Brecheen (R). The election took place on November 2, 2010.[1]

Oklahoma State Senate, District 6
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Josh Brecheen (R) 11,719
Jay Paul Gumm (D) 8,925


Gumm raised $169,094 [2] for his campaign fund. Gumm was unopposed.[3]

Campaign donors

Below are Gumm's top 7 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:

Contributor 2008 total
Bruno, John Everett $5,000
McClendon, Aubrey K $5,000
Chesapeake Energy $5,000
Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Assoc. $5,000
Skeith, Andrew S $5,000
Oklahoma Trial Lawyer Assoc. $5,000
Cherokee Nation $5,000


Jay Paul Gumm Television Spot[4]

Gumm's senate homepage details his legislative accomplishments:[5]

  • Strengthing Oklahoma’s economy
  • Lowering taxes on middle class families
  • Protecting Oklahoma’s children
  • Improving public schools
  • Improving conditions for working Oklahomans
  • Protecting Oklahoma’s children
  • Improving public schools
  • Toughening state law on drug paraphernalia
  • Reducing the size of state government
  • Improving health care and make prescription drugs more accessible to needy Oklahomans
  • Preventing large cities from draining southern Oklahoma’s water supply

Committee assignments

The following is a list of Gumm's final committee assignments prior to his defeat:


Gumm is married to Deena. They wed on April 1, 1995. They currently reside in Durant, Oklahoma with their son, Jacob Taylor.

Contact information

Capitol Address

2300 North Lincoln Boulevard, Room 535A

Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Phone: 405-521-5586

E-Mail: gumm@oksenate.gov

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Oklahoma State Senate District 6
Succeeded by
Josh Brecheen (R)