Mike Sanders

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Mike Sanders
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 59
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'sOklahoma Christian University (1997)
Personal
Place of birthKingfisher, Oklahoma
ProfessionSanders Funeral Service
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mike Sanders is a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He has represented the 59th District since 2008. He is currently a Deputy Majority Whip.

Sanders graduated with a degree in History and Pre-Law from Oklahoma Christian University in 1997. He is employed by Sanders Funeral Service; served as senior advisor for the Natural Resources Conservation Service; and was deputy chief of staff for Rural Development, United States Department of Agriculture. He and his wife, Nellie Taylor, have one child, Davis.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Wildlife
Appropriations and Budget
Energy and Aerospace

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sanders ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 59. Sanders defeated Rodney Hiebert in the Republican primary on June 26 and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

Oklahoma House of Representatives District 59 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Sanders Incumbent 94.9% 2,916
Rodney Hiebert 5.1% 158
Total Votes 3,074

2010

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

2008

On November 4, 2008, Sanders won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives.[4] $123,443 was raised for this campaign.[5]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 59
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png MIKE SANDERS (R) 11,094
DONALD EDWARD RUSSELL (D) 2,929

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Sanders was up for re-election, he collected $77,448 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Oklahoma House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mike Sanders's campaign in 2010
Chickasaw Nation$4,000
Og&E Energy$3,250
Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association$2,500
Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma$2,500
Nichols, J Larry$2,500
Total Raised in 2010 $77,448

2008

In 2008, Sanders collected $123,443 in donations.[7]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
OKLAHOMA CITY BUSINESS COUNCIL $5,000
GREATER OKLAHOMA CITY LEGISLATIVE CMTE $5,000
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY $5,000
SANDERS, MICHAEL A $3,000
SANDERS, MR DELL & FRANCES $3,000
FUNK, ROBERT A $2,500
NEW CENTENNIAL PAC $2,500

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