Mike Ritze

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Mike Ritze
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 80
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
Education
Bachelor'sNortheastern Missouri State University
OtherDO, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Personal
Place of birthTrenton, Missouri
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification

Mike Ritze is a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He has represented the 80th District since 2008.

Ritzke received his Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from Northeast Missouri State University. He graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a licensed family practitioner and surgeon, as well as consultant to several law firms and an educator. Ritzke also served as a Captain in the United States Army. He and his wife, Connie, have three children: Amity, Heidi and Jamey; and one deceased child.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Long-Term Care and Senior Services
Public Health
Public Safety
Tourism and International Relations

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ritze ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 80. Ritze ran unopposed in the Republcian primary on June 26 and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

2010

Ritze won 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, Ritze won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Because he ran unopposed, the number of votes was not published.[3] $39,687 was raised for this campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Ritze was up for re-election, he collected $32,932 in donations.[5]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Oklahoma House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mike Ritze's campaign in 2010
Ritze, James Michael$9,160
Ritze, Mike$4,372
Chickasaw Nation$3,500
Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma$3,000
Oklahoma Association Of Optometric Physicians$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $32,932

2008

In 2008, Ritze collected $39,687 in donations.[6]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
RITZE, JAMES MICHAEL $13,087
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY $5,000
OKLAHOMA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION $2,500
HIGGINS, JAMES R $2,000
MAROUK, JOHN S $2,000

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