Ogden Driskill

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Ogden Driskill
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Wyoming State Senate District 1
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$150/day
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sCasper College, 1980
Personal
ReligionEpiscopalian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Ogden Driskill is a Republican member of District 1 of the Wyoming State Senate. Driskill was first elected in 2010, though he challenged incumbent Mark Semlek for his Wyoming House of Representatives District 1 seat in the 2004 primary election. Semlek defeated Driskill and went on to win re-election.

Driskill is a rancher and owner of Double Spear Ranch. He earned his associate degree at Casper College, and later attended the University of Wyoming.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wyoming Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, State and Public Lands and Water Resources
Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources
Joint Agriculture, State and Public Lands and Water Resources
Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Driskill served on these committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Ogden Driskill endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2010

See also: Wyoming State Senate elections, 2010

Driskill defeated Republicans Tom Dunlap and Terry Marie Henderson in the August 17 primary election. He was unopposed for the open seat in the November 2, 2010 general election.[2]

Wyoming State Senate, District 1 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ogden Driskill (R) 6,225
Wyoming State Senate, District 1 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ogden Driskill (R) 1,844
Tom Dunlap (R) 1,791
Terry Marie Henderson (R) 1,776

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, the year Driskill was first elected to the Senate, he collected $7,289 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Suzette Moline $1,000
Exxon Mobil $1,000
Pete Smith $1,000
Claude and Arnette Smith $504

Personal

Driskill has a wife, Rosanne.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Charles Townsend (R)
Wyoming Senate District 1
2011–Present
Succeeded by
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