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Mark Okey

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Mark Okey
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Ohio House of Representatives District 61
Former member
In office
2007 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$60,584/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Websites
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Mark Okey (b. 1951) is a former Democratic member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing District 61 from 2007 to 2013.

Okey is an attorney and farmer.

Okey earned a BA in history from Kent State University and a JD for Ohio Northern University. He and his wife, Kathleen, have three children; Krista, Laura, and Mark.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2010

Okey won re-election to District 61 of the Ohio House of Representatives.[2] His opponent was Michael Foit (R). The election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 61
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Okey (D) 18,984 52.30%
Michael Foit (R) 17,311 47.70%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Okey won re-election to the Ohio House of Representatives.[4]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 61
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Okey (D) 30,040
Kirk Susany (R) 17,215
Paul Ray (I) 2,312

2006

On November 7, 2006, Okey won election to the Ohio House of Representatives.[5] His opponent was Brant Luther (R).

Ohio House of Representatives, District 61
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Okey (D) 22,505
Brant Luther (R) 17,012

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010 Okey had raised $109,149.[6]

Listed below are the largest contributors.

Donor Amount
OHIO DEMOCRATIC PARTY $18,496
SHEET METAL WORKERS LOCAL 33 $11,396
ELECTRICAL WORKERS $11,396
OHIO ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES $11,395
OHIO STATE ASSOCIATION OF PLUMBERS & PIPEFITTERS $10,000

2008

In 2008, Okey collected $93,742 in donations.[7]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
OHIO DEMOCRATIC PARTY $34,956
LABORERS DISTRICT COUNCIL OF OHIO $10,000
OHIO EDUCATION ASSOCIATION $7,500
OHIO ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE $6,911
OHIO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS $2,500
AFL-CIO $2,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Ohio House of Representatives - District 61
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Ron Young (R)