|Oklahoma State Senate District 4|
|November 18, 2014|
|Years in position ||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||12 years total in state legislative chambers|
|High school||Wilburton High School|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1968-1970|
(b. 1962) is a Republican
member of the Oklahoma State Senate
, representing District 4. Allen joined the senate in 2010.
He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he served as a heavy equipment operator with the Seabees. He worked for his father's business until he and a partner were able to buy it. He and his wife Nikki currently own Allen Rathole Inc., a business that specializes in oil field service.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Allen served on the following committees:
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Allen served on the following committees:
- See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2010
Allen defeated Tom Lannigan in the Republican primary on July 27 by a margin of 1,526-408. He defeated current house member Neil Brannon (D) in the general election.
| Oklahoma State Senate, District 4
| Mark Allen (R)
| Neil Brannon (D)
Comprehensive donor information for Mark Allen is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Mark Allen raised a total of $380,896 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 25, 2013.
Mark Allen was not up for election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Mark Allen raised a total of $70,545
|Oklahoma State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mark Allen's campaign in 2012|
|Oklahoma Farm Bureau||$2,000|
|Oklahoma Public Employees Association||$1,500|
|Oklahoma Malt Beverage Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$70,545|
|Source:Follow the Money
Mark Allen won election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Mark Allen raised a total of $310,351
|Oklahoma State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mark Allen's campaign in 2010|
|Allen, Mark & Nikki||$105,155|
|Allen, Mark Dean||$92,186|
|Central Oklahoma Business Alliance||$8,000|
|Energy First PAC||$5,000|
|Greater Oklahoma City Legislative Committee||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$310,351|
|Source:Follow the Money
Allen is married to his wife Nikki. They live in Spiro, OK.
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