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|Partisan = Republican
 
|Partisan = Republican
 
|Chamber = Oklahoma House of Representatives
 
|Chamber = Oklahoma House of Representatives
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|Type = [[Lower house]]
 
|Type = [[Lower house]]
 
|Term limit = [[State legislatures with term limits|12 year cumulative total,<br>in&nbsp;either&nbsp;or&nbsp;both&nbsp;chambers]]
 
|Term limit = [[State legislatures with term limits|12 year cumulative total,<br>in&nbsp;either&nbsp;or&nbsp;both&nbsp;chambers]]
|Next session = [[Dates of 2013 state legislative sessions|February 4, 2013]]
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|Next session = [[Dates of 2014 state legislative sessions|February 3, 2014]]
 
|Website = [http://www.okhouse.gov/ Official House Page]
 
|Website = [http://www.okhouse.gov/ Official House Page]
 
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<!--Level 3-->
|House speaker = [[T.W. Shannon]], (R)
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|House speaker = {{State House Speaker|State=Oklahoma}}
|Majority leader = [[Pam Peterson]], (R)
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|Majority leader = {{State House Majority Leader|State=Oklahoma}}
|Minority leader = [[Scott Inman]], (D)
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|Minority leader = {{State House Minority Leader|State=Oklahoma}}
 
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|Members = 101
 
|Members = 101
|Political groups = [[Democratic Party]] ({{Party counter DPL|House=Oklahoma House of Representatives|State=Oklahoma|Party=Democratic}})<br> [[Republican Party]] ({{Party counter DPL|House=Oklahoma House of Representatives|State=Oklahoma|Party=Republican}})
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|Political groups = <div>[[Democratic Party]] ({{Party counter DPL|House=Oklahoma House of Representatives|State=Oklahoma|Party=Democratic}})</div><div>[[Republican Party]] ({{Party counter DPL|House=Oklahoma House of Representatives|State=Oklahoma|Party=Republican}})</div>
 
|Term length = [[Length of terms of state representatives|2 years]]
 
|Term length = [[Length of terms of state representatives|2 years]]
 
|Authority = [[Article V, Oklahoma Constitution |Art V, Oklahoma Constitution]]
 
|Authority = [[Article V, Oklahoma Constitution |Art V, Oklahoma Constitution]]
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|Redistricting = [[Redistricting in Oklahoma |Legislature draws boundaries first ]]
 
|Redistricting = [[Redistricting in Oklahoma |Legislature draws boundaries first ]]
  
}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Oklahoma House of Representatives''' is the [[lower house]] of the [[Oklahoma State Legislature]] and meets at the State Capitol in [[Sunshinereview:Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|Oklahoma City]].  101 members serve in the [[lower house]]. Each member represents an average of [[Population represented by state legislators|37,142 residents]], as of the 2010 Census.<ref>[http://2010.census.gov/news/pdf/apport2010_table4.pdf Population in 2010 of the American states]</ref> After the 2000 Census, each member represented approximately [[Population represented by state legislators|23,817 residents]].<ref>[http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/briefs/phc-t2/tables/tab01.pdf Population in 2000 of the American states]</ref>  
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}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Oklahoma House of Representatives''' is the [[lower house]] of the [[Oklahoma State Legislature]] and meets at the State Capitol in [[Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|Oklahoma City]].  101 members serve in the [[lower house]]. Each member represents an average of [[Population represented by state legislators|37,142 residents]], as of the 2010 Census.<ref>[http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/briefs/c2010br-01.pdf ''census.gov'', "Population Distribution and Change: 2000 to 2010," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref> After the 2000 Census, each member represented approximately [[Population represented by state legislators|23,817 residents]].<ref>[http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/briefs/phc-t2/tables/tab01.pdf ''U.S. Census Bureau,'' "States Ranked by Population: 2000," April 2, 2001]</ref>  
  
In Oklahoma, representatives serve two-year terms with a limit of a combined total of twelve years served in the Senate and House of Representatives.
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In Oklahoma, representatives serve two-year terms with a limit of a combined total of twelve years served in the Senate and House of Representatives.<ref>[http://termlimits.org/term-limits/state-term-limits/state-legislative-term-limits/ ''termlimits.org'', "State legislative term limits," accessed December 18, 2013]</ref>
  
 
{{State trifecta status|state=Oklahoma|control=Republican}}
 
{{State trifecta status|state=Oklahoma|control=Republican}}
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::''See also: [[Oklahoma State Legislature]], [[Oklahoma State Senate]], [[Oklahoma Governor]]''
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==Sessions==
 
==Sessions==
 
[[Article V, Oklahoma Constitution | Article V of the Oklahoma Constitution]] establishes when the [[Oklahoma State Legislature]], of which the House of Representatives is a part, is to be in session.  Section 26 of Article V states that the Legislature is to meet in regular session on the first Monday in February of each year, and it is to adjourn its regular session by the last Friday in May of each year.  Additionally, Section 26 also states that the Legislature is to meet for organizational purposes on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in January of each odd-numbered year.
 
[[Article V, Oklahoma Constitution | Article V of the Oklahoma Constitution]] establishes when the [[Oklahoma State Legislature]], of which the House of Representatives is a part, is to be in session.  Section 26 of Article V states that the Legislature is to meet in regular session on the first Monday in February of each year, and it is to adjourn its regular session by the last Friday in May of each year.  Additionally, Section 26 also states that the Legislature is to meet for organizational purposes on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in January of each odd-numbered year.
  
 
Section 27 of Article V contains the rules for convening special sessions of the Legislature.  Section 27 allows a special session to be called by the [[Governor of Oklahoma]] or by a written call signed by two-thirds of the members of both legislative houses.
 
Section 27 of Article V contains the rules for convening special sessions of the Legislature.  Section 27 allows a special session to be called by the [[Governor of Oklahoma]] or by a written call signed by two-thirds of the members of both legislative houses.
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===2014===
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::''See also: [[Dates of 2014 state legislative sessions]]''
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In 2014, the Legislature was in session from February 3 through May 23.
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====Major issues====
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Major issues in the 2014 legislative session included tax cuts, the budget, prison funding, employee compensation and judicial reform.<ref>[http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/2014_elections/oklahoma-legislature-budget-challenges-leadership-matters-await-as-session-begins/article_8dee03f8-b5c2-50b4-a1bd-86e7b5ade4fb.html ''www.tulsaworld.com,'' "2014 Oklahoma Legislature: Budget challenges, leadership matters await as session begins," accessed February 3, 2014]</ref>
  
 
===2013===
 
===2013===
 
::''See also: [[Dates of 2013 state legislative sessions]]''
 
::''See also: [[Dates of 2013 state legislative sessions]]''
In 2013, the Legislature will be in session from February 4 through May 31.
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In 2013, the Legislature was in session from February 4 through May 24.
  
 
====Major issues====
 
====Major issues====
For the 2013 session, leaders of the Republican majority said their goals include changes to the state pension system and workers compensation funds, tax cuts, and increased funding for education.<ref>[http://muskogeephoenix.com/statenews/x503839179/State-House-Republicans-unveil-2013-legislative-agenda ''Muskogee Phoenix,'' "State House Republicans unveil 2013 legislative agenda," February 1, 2013] </ref>
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Major issues in the 2013 legislative session included changes to the state pension system and workers compensation funds, tax cuts, and increased funding for education.<ref>[http://muskogeephoenix.com/statenews/x503839179/State-House-Republicans-unveil-2013-legislative-agenda ''Muskogee Phoenix,'' "State House Republicans unveil 2013 legislative agenda," February 1, 2013]</ref>
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=====Lawsuit reform=====
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In September 2013, the state legislature held a five-day special session where both houses reenacted a lawsuit reform bill. Republicans in the state legislature settled on 23 provisions with the effect of reestablishing key provisions of a 2009 lawsuit reform bill, which was struck down by the state Supreme Court in June 2013. The current Senate President Pro Temp [[Brian Bingman]] is a strong supporter of lawsuit reform.<ref name="lawsuit reform">[http://watchdog.org/105410/ok-special-session-done-special-litigation-forthcoming-and-special-legislation-in-february/ ''WatchDog.org'', "OK special session puts lawsuit reforms back in place," accessed October 25, 2013]</ref>
  
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Dates of 2011 state legislative sessions]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Dates of 2011 state legislative sessions]]''
In 2011, the House was in session from February 7 through May 27. <ref>[http://www.ncsl.org/?tabid=21346 2011 Legislative Sessions Calendar, NCSL]</ref>
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In 2011, the House was in session from February 7 through May 27.<ref>[https://archive.today/sJzR ''National Conference of State Legislatures'', "2011 Legislative Sessions Calendar," accessed June 6, 2014](Archived)</ref>
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Dates of 2010 state legislative sessions]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Dates of 2010 state legislative sessions]]''
In 2010, the House was [[Dates of 2010 state legislative sessions| in session]] from February 1 to May 28.<ref>[http://www.ncsl.org/?tabid=18630 2010 session dates for Oklahoma legislature]</ref>
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In 2010, the House was [[Dates of 2010 state legislative sessions| in session]] from February 1 to May 28.<ref>[https://archive.today/kc4C ''National Conference of State Legislatures'', "2010 Legislative Sessions Calendar," accessed June 19, 2014](Archived)</ref>
  
===Transparency===
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===Role in state budget===
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::''See also: [[Oklahoma state budget]]''
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{{Oklahoma budget process}}
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===Cost-benefit analyses===
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::''See also: [[Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative Cost-Benefit Study]]''
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{{Pew cost-benefit study|State=Oklahoma|Rank=Middle}}
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==Ethics and transparency==
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===Following the Money report===
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{{Following the Money 2014 Report by State|State=Oklahoma|Grade=B-|Score=82|Level=advancing}}
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===Open States Transparency===
 
{{Transparency card|State=Oklahoma|Grade=D}}
 
{{Transparency card|State=Oklahoma|Grade=D}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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: ''See also: [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2014]]''
  
===2012===
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{{OK House 2014}}
  
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===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
 
Elections for the office of Oklahoma House of Representatives were held in [[Oklahoma]] on [[State legislative elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]. All '''101 seats''' were up for election.
 
Elections for the office of Oklahoma House of Representatives were held in [[Oklahoma]] on [[State legislative elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]. All '''101 seats''' were up for election.
  
The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 state legislative elections | signature filing deadline]] for candidates in these elections is June 6, 2012.
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The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 state legislative elections | signature filing deadline]] for candidates in these elections is April 13, 2012. A primary Election Day was on June 26, 2012.
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During the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012|2012 election]], the total value of contributions to the 201 House candidates was $10,597,614.  The top 10 contributors were:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=OK&y=2012&f=H ''Follow the Money,'' "Oklahoma House of Representatives 2012 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 1, 2014]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable collapsible collapsed sortable" style="background:none; text-align: center; width:450px;collapsible=Y;"
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|-
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! colspan="2" style="background-color:#444; color: white;" |''2012 Donors, Oklahoma House of Representatives
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|-
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!style="background-color:#666; color: white;" |Donor
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!style="background-color:#666; color: white;" |Amount
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|-
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| Chickasaw Nation
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| align="right" | $276,300
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|-
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| Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
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| align="right" | $169,500
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|-
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| Dank, David M
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| align="right" | $164,527
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|-
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| Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association
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| align="right" | $126,750
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|-
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| Oklahoma Public Employees Association
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| align="right" | $113,000
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|-
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| Roi Pac
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| align="right" | $98,000
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|-
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| Oklahoma City Fire Fighters
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| align="right" | $82,794
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|-
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| Turner, Michael J
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| align="right" | $79,768
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|-
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| Krumme, George W
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| align="right" | $79,200
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|-
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| Devon Energy
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| align="right" | $75,000
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|}
  
 
Oklahoma state representatives are subject to [[State legislatures with term limits | term limits]], and may not serve more than 12 years between both chambers of the state legislature.  In 2012, [[Impact of term limits on state representative elections in 2012 | 6 state representatives]] were termed-out of office.
 
Oklahoma state representatives are subject to [[State legislatures with term limits | term limits]], and may not serve more than 12 years between both chambers of the state legislature.  In 2012, [[Impact of term limits on state representative elections in 2012 | 6 state representatives]] were termed-out of office.
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:: ''See also: [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
Elections for the office of Oklahoma's House of Representatives were held in [[Oklahoma]] on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].  
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Elections for the office of Oklahoma's House of Representatives were held in [[Oklahoma]] on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]. All '''101 seats''' were up for election.
  
The [[Primary election dates in 2010|signature-filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run in these elections was June 9, 2010. The primary election day was July 27, 2010.
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The [[Primary election dates in 2010|signature-filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run in these elections was June 9, 2010. The primary Election Day was July 27, 2010.
  
 
The partisan breakdown of the senate before and after the election is as follows:
 
The partisan breakdown of the senate before and after the election is as follows:
 
{{okhousepartisan10}}
 
{{okhousepartisan10}}
  
In 2010, the candidates for state house raised a total of $8,005,830 in campaign contributions.  The top 10 donors were: <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=OK&y=2010&f=H ''Follow the Money'': "Oklahoma House 2010 Campaign Contributions"]</ref>
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During the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010|2010 election]], the total value of contributions to the 191 House candidates was $11,261,443.  The top 10 contributors were:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=OK&y=2010&f=H ''Follow the Money,'' "Oklahoma House of Representatives 2010 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 1, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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| Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians
 
| Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians
 
| align="right" | $80,550
 
| align="right" | $80,550
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|}
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===2008===
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:: ''See also: [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2008]]''
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Elections for the office of Oklahoma's House of Representatives were held in [[Oklahoma]] on November 4, 2008. All '''101 seats''' were up for election.
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The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was June 4, 2008. The primary Election Day was July 29, 2008.
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During the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2008|2008 election]], the total value of contributions to the 209 House candidates was $10,393,664.  The top 10 contributors were:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=OK&y=2008&f=H ''Follow the Money,'' "Oklahoma House of Representatives 2008 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 1, 2014]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable collapsible collapsed sortable" style="background:none; text-align: center; width:450px;collapsible=Y;"
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|-
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! colspan="2" style="background-color:#444; color: white;" |''2008 Donors, Oklahoma House of Representatives
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!style="background-color:#666; color: white;" |Donor
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!style="background-color:#666; color: white;" |Amount
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|-
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| Chesapeake Energy
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| align="right" | $247,000
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| Chickasaw Nation
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| align="right" | $209,000
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|-
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| Cherokee Nation
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| align="right" | $197,100
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|-
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| Dank, David M
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| align="right" | $148,377
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| Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
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| align="right" | $146,500
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| Pruett, R C
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| align="right" | $143,150
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| Oklahoma Association of Realtors
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| align="right" | $125,250
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| Oklahoma Medical Association
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| align="right" | $105,829
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| Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association
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| align="right" | $104,250
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| Oklahoma Farm Bureau
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| align="right" | $89,000
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|}
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===2006===
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:: ''See also: [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2006]]''
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Elections for the office of Oklahoma's House of Representatives consisted of a primary Election Day on July 25, 2006, and a general election on November 7, 2006.  All '''101 seats''' were up for election.
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During the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2006|2006 election]], the total value of contributions to the 222 House candidates was $10,344,749.  The top 10 contributors were:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=OK&y=2006&f=H ''Follow the Money,'' "Oklahoma House of Representatives 2006 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 1, 2014]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable collapsible collapsed sortable" style="background:none; text-align: center; width:450px;collapsible=Y;"
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|-
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! colspan="2" style="background-color:#444; color: white;" |''2006 Donors, Oklahoma House of Representatives
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!style="background-color:#666; color: white;" |Donor
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!style="background-color:#666; color: white;" |Amount
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|-
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| Pruett, Raymond C (R C)
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| align="right" | $286,300
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|-
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| Chesapeake Energy
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| align="right" | $198,800
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|-
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| Chickasaw Nation
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| align="right" | $167,100
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|-
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| Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association
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| align="right" | $139,657
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|-
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| Johnston, J D
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| align="right" | $134,512
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|-
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| Dank, David M
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| align="right" | $117,000
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|-
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| Oklahoma Medical Association
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| align="right" | $112,000
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|-
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| Republican Pac to the Future
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| align="right" | $95,500
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| Center for Legislative Excellence
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| align="right" | $84,500
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|-
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| Oklahoma Farm Bureau
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| align="right" | $80,450
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|}
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===2004===
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:: ''See also: [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2004]]''
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Elections for the office of Oklahoma's House of Representatives consisted of a primary Election Day on July 27, 2004, and a general election on November 2, 2004.  All '''101 seats''' were up for election.
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During the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2004|2004 election]], the total value of contributions to the 290 House candidates was $10,657,926.  The top 10 contributors were:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=OK&y=2004&f=H ''Follow the Money,'' "Oklahoma House of Representatives 2004 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 1, 2014]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable collapsible collapsed sortable" style="background:none; text-align: center; width:450px;collapsible=Y;"
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|-
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! colspan="2" style="background-color:#444; color: white;" |''2004 Donors, Oklahoma House of Representatives
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|-
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!style="background-color:#666; color: white;" |Donor
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!style="background-color:#666; color: white;" |Amount
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|-
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| Pruett, Raymond C (R C)
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| align="right" | $143,303
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|-
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| Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association
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| align="right" | $138,200
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|-
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| Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
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| align="right" | $130,900
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|-
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| Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association
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| align="right" | $124,200
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|-
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| Chickasaw Nation
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| align="right" | $117,550
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|-
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| Republican State House Cmte of Oklahoma
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| align="right" | $101,987
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|-
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| Oklahoma Medical Association
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| align="right" | $99,450
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|-
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| Center for Legislative Excellence
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| align="right" | $96,500
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|-
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| Empower Oklahoma
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| align="right" | $94,368
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|-
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| Oklahoma Farm Bureau
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| align="right" | $91,750
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|}
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===2002===
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:: ''See also: [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2002]]''
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Elections for the office of Oklahoma's House of Representatives consisted of a primary Election Day on September 17, 2002, and a general election on November 5, 2002.  All '''101 seats''' were up for election.
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During the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2002|2002 election]], the total value of contributions to the 204 House candidates was $5,489,273.  The top 10 contributors were:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=OK&y=2002&f=H ''Follow the Money,'' "Oklahoma House of Representatives 2002 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 1, 2014]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable collapsible collapsed sortable" style="background:none; text-align: center; width:450px;collapsible=Y;"
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|-
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! colspan="2" style="background-color:#444; color: white;" |''2002 Donors, Oklahoma House of Representatives
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|-
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!style="background-color:#666; color: white;" |Donor
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!style="background-color:#666; color: white;" |Amount
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|-
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| Oklahoma Republican Party
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| align="right" | $93,550
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|-
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| Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association
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| align="right" | $88,600
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|-
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| Center for Legislative Excellence
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| align="right" | $68,000
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|-
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| Chickasaw Nation
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| align="right" | $65,950
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|-
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| Chesapeake Energy
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| align="right" | $64,450
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|-
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| Republican State House Cmte of Oklahoma
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| align="right" | $53,000
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|-
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| Republican Majority Fund
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| align="right" | $50,500
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|-
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| Hall of Fame Pac
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| align="right" | $50,004
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|-
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| New Leadership Fund
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| align="right" | $45,950
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|-
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| Meinders, Herman
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| align="right" | $44,600
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|}
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===2000===
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:: ''See also: [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2000]]''
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Elections for the office of Oklahoma's House of Representatives consisted of a primary Election Day on August 22, 2000, and a general election on November 7, 2000.  All '''101 seats''' were up for election.
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During the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2000|2000 election]], the total value of contributions to the 221 House candidates was $6,343,970.  The top 10 contributors were:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=OK&y=2000&f=H ''Follow the Money,'' "Oklahoma House of Representatives 2000 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 1, 2014]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable collapsible collapsed sortable" style="background:none; text-align: center; width:450px;collapsible=Y;"
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|-
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! colspan="2" style="background-color:#444; color: white;" |''2000 Donors, Oklahoma House of Representatives
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|-
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!style="background-color:#666; color: white;" |Donor
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!style="background-color:#666; color: white;" |Amount
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|-
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| Oklahoma House Democratic Caucus
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| align="right" | $190,039
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|-
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| Oklahoma Republican Party
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| align="right" | $113,860
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|-
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| Republican Majority Fund
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| align="right" | $90,500
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|-
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| Win Pac
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| align="right" | $85,500
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|-
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| Meinders, Herman
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| align="right" | $77,000
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|-
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| Wilson, Jim
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| align="right" | $75,471
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|-
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| Chickasaw Nation
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| align="right" | $62,525
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|-
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| House Republican Pac
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| align="right" | $59,500
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|-
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| New Oklahoma Pac
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| align="right" | $53,850
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|-
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| Association of Oklahoma General Contractors
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| align="right" | $53,000
  
 
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:: ''See also: [[How vacancies are filled in state legislatures]]''{{Vacancies map}}
 
:: ''See also: [[How vacancies are filled in state legislatures]]''{{Vacancies map}}
  
If there is a vacancy in the House, the [[Governor of Oklahoma|Governor]] must call for a special election no later than 30 days after the vacancy happened.  No special election can be called if the vacancy happens after March 1st during the year the seat is set to expire<ref>[http://law.justia.com/oklahoma/codes/os26.html ''Justia'' "Oklahoma Statutes"](Referenced Statute 26-12-106(A), Oklahoma Statutes)</ref>.  
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If there is a vacancy in the house, the [[Governor of Oklahoma|Governor]] must call for a special election no later than 30 days after the vacancy happened.  No special election can be called if the vacancy happens after March 1st during the year the seat is set to expire.<ref>[http://law.justia.com/oklahoma/codes/os26.html ''Justia'', "Oklahoma Statutes," accessed December 18, 2013](Referenced Statute 26-12-106(A), Oklahoma Statutes)</ref>   
  
The person who wins the special election serves for the remainder of the unexpired term<ref>[http://law.justia.com/oklahoma/codes/os26.html ''Justia'' "Oklahoma Statutes"](Referenced Statute 26-12-105, Oklahoma Statutes)</ref>.
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The person who wins the special election serves for the remainder of the unexpired term.<ref>[http://law.justia.com/oklahoma/codes/os26.html ''Justia'', "Oklahoma Statutes," accessed December 18, 2013](Referenced Statute 26-12-105, Oklahoma Statutes)</ref>
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===Term limits===
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:: ''See also: [[State legislatures with term limits]]''
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The [[Oklahoma State Legislature|Oklahoma legislature]] is one of [[state legislatures with term limits|15 state legislatures with term limits]]. Voters enacted the [[Oklahoma State Legislative Term Limits, State Question 632 (1990)|Oklahoma Term Limits Act]] in 1990.  That initiative says that Oklahoma state legislators are subject to [[term limits]] of no more than twelve years in the [[Oklahoma State Legislature]].  These 12 years can be served in any combination of the [[Oklahoma State Senate]] and the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]].<ref name=limits/>
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 +
The first year that the [[term limits]] enacted in 1990 impacted the ability of incumbents to run for office was in 2004.
  
 
==Redistricting==
 
==Redistricting==
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Oklahoma's population increased from 3.45 million to 3.75 million between 2000 and 2010.<ref>[http://www2.census.gov/geo/maps/dc10_thematic/2010_Profile/2010_Profile_Map_Oklahoma.pdf ''U.S. Census Bureau'', "2010 Census: Oklahoma Profile," 2011]</ref> The population was densest around Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Growth rates were highest in the suburban and exurban areas surrounding these cities, while rural Oklahoma counties grew slowly or lost population.  Of Oklahoma's 77 counties, 23 registered a drop in population between 2000 and 2010.<ref>[http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/census/2011-02-15-oklahoma-census_N.htm ''USA Today'', "Oklahoma City, suburbs see 'significant growth'," February 18, 2011]</ref> The state's overall growth rate was 8.7 percent, which was below the national average of 9.7 percent, but not low enough to cost the state a Congressional seat, as occurred as a result of the 2000 Census.<ref>[http://chickashanews.com/local/x1498144294/States-congressional-representation-to-stay-the-same ''The Express-Star'', "State's congressional representation to stay the same," March 7, 2011]</ref>
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Oklahoma's population increased from 3.45 million to 3.75 million between 2000 and 2010.<ref>[http://www2.census.gov/geo/maps/dc10_thematic/2010_Profile/2010_Profile_Map_Oklahoma.pdf ''U.S. Census Bureau'', "2010 Census: Oklahoma Profile," accessed July 21, 2014]</ref> The population was densest around Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Growth rates were highest in the suburban and exurban areas surrounding these cities, while rural Oklahoma counties grew slowly or lost population.  Of Oklahoma's 77 counties, 23 registered a drop in population between 2000 and 2010.<ref>[http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/census/2011-02-15-oklahoma-census_N.htm ''USA Today'', "Oklahoma City, suburbs see 'significant growth'," February 18, 2011]</ref> The state's overall growth rate was 8.7 percent, which was below the national average of 9.7 percent, but not low enough to cost the state a Congressional seat, as occurred as a result of the 2000 Census.<ref>[http://chickashanews.com/local/x1498144294/States-congressional-representation-to-stay-the-same ''The Express-Star'', "State's congressional representation to stay the same," March 7, 2011]</ref>
  
Oklahoma officials received detailed Oklahoma results from the Census in February.  The legislature formed [[Redistricting_in_Oklahoma#Redistricting_steering_committees|steering committees]] in each chamber to draft the maps before the May 27, 2011 deadline.  The House of Representatives completed its work relatively quickly, producing a map that avoided putting any incumbents in a district together by early May.<ref>[http://www.tulsatoday.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2568:not-kumbaya-but-close-house-reapportionment-headed-to-a-peaceful-end&catid=60:state&Itemid=108 ''Tulsa Today'', "Not Kumbaya, but close: House reapportionment headed to a peaceful end", May 10, 2011]</ref> Discussions in the Senate were more heated and partisan, and the Senate did not produce a map in mid-May.<ref>[http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?subjectid=11&articleid=20110424_16_A9_OKLAHO552032 ''Tulsa World'', "Redistricting draws criticism: One senator says lawmakers shouldn't be involved in the process", April 24, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.news-star.com/news/x1539857593/House-redistricting-moves-forward-Senate-plan-stalls ''News-Star'' "House redistricting moves forward, Senate plan stalls," May 10, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://newsok.com/senate-releases-maps-for-proposed-districts/article/3567156 ''NewsOK'', "State Senate releases maps for proposed districts", May 12, 2011]</ref> The House map was passed overwhelmingly in its initial vote, while the Senate encountered minority opposition.  However, opposition eased on the second round of votes, and the [[Governor of Oklahoma|Governor]] [[Mary Fallin]] signed the bills into law seven days before the deadline.<ref>[http://www.realclearpolitics.com/news/ap/politics/2011/May/20/fallin_signs_house__senate_redistricting_bills.html ''Real Clear Politics'' "Fallin signs House, Senate redistricting bills," May 20, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://newsok.com/governor-approves-bills-changing-state-districts/article/3570053 ''The Oklahoman'', "Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signs redistricting bills", May 21, 2011]</ref>
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Oklahoma officials received detailed Oklahoma results from the Census in February.  The legislature formed [[Redistricting_in_Oklahoma#Redistricting_steering_committees|steering committees]] in each chamber to draft the maps before the May 27, 2011 deadline.  The House of Representatives completed its work relatively quickly, producing a map that avoided putting any incumbents in a district together by early May.<ref>[https://archive.today/PaGUG ''Tulsa Today'', "Not Kumbaya, but close: House reapportionment headed to a peaceful end," May 10, 2011](Archived)</ref> Discussions in the Senate were more heated and partisan, and the Senate did not produce a map in mid-May.<ref>[http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/government/redistricting-draws-criticism/article_13bc8789-de37-5008-b3e5-8480c8b9def9.html ''Tulsa World'', "Redistricting draws criticism: One senator says lawmakers shouldn't be involved in the process," April 24, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.news-star.com/news/x1539857593/House-redistricting-moves-forward-Senate-plan-stalls ''News-Star'', "House redistricting moves forward, Senate plan stalls," May 10, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://newsok.com/senate-releases-maps-for-proposed-districts/article/3567156 ''NewsOK'', "State Senate releases maps for proposed districts," May 12, 2011]</ref> The House map was passed overwhelmingly in its initial vote, while the Senate encountered minority opposition.  However, opposition eased on the second round of votes, and the [[Governor of Oklahoma|Governor]] [[Mary Fallin]] signed the bills into law seven days before the deadline.<ref>[http://www.realclearpolitics.com/news/ap/politics/2011/May/20/fallin_signs_house__senate_redistricting_bills.html ''Real Clear Politics'', "Fallin signs House, Senate redistricting bills," May 20, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://newsok.com/governor-approves-bills-changing-state-districts/article/3570053 ''The Oklahoman'', "Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signs redistricting bills," May 21, 2011]</ref>
  
==Partisan composition==
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==Representatives==
 +
===Salaries===
 +
:: ''See also: [[Comparison of state legislative salaries]]''
 +
 
 +
As of 2013, members of the Oklahoma Legislature are paid $38,400/year during legislative sessions. Legislators receive $147/day per diem tied to the federal rate.<ref>[http://www.ncsl.org/legislatures-elections/legisdata/2012-ncsl-legislator-compensation-data.aspx ''NCSL.org'', "2012 State Legislator Compensation and Per Diem Table," accessed March 18, 2013]</ref>
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 +
===When sworn in===
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 +
:: ''See also: [[When state legislators assume office after a general election]]
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 +
Oklahoma legislators assume office November 17th.
 +
 
 +
===Partisan composition===
 
:: ''See also: [[Partisan composition of state houses]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Partisan composition of state houses]]''
 
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[[File:Partisan composition of the Oklahoma State House.PNG]]
 
[[File:Partisan composition of the Oklahoma State House.PNG]]
  
==Representatives==
 
 
===Leadership===
 
===Leadership===
The Speaker of the House is the presiding officer of the body.  Duties of the Speaker include preserving order and decorum, referring proposed legislation to committee, and signing bills, resolutions, and papers.<ref>[http://www.okhouse.gov/Documents/Rules/52/RULE%20ONE.pdf Rules of the Oklahoma House of Representatives - Duties and Rights of the Speaker]</ref><ref>[http://www.okhouse.gov/Members/HouseOrg.aspx Oklahoma House Majority Leadership]</ref><ref>[http://www.okhouse.gov/Members/HouseOrgMinority.aspx Oklahoma House Minority Leadership]</ref>
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The Speaker of the House is the presiding officer of the body.  Duties of the Speaker include preserving order and decorum, referring proposed legislation to committee, and signing bills, resolutions, and papers.<ref>[http://www.okhouse.gov/Documents/Rules/52/RULE%20ONE.pdf ''Oklahoma House of Representatives'', "Rules of the Oklahoma House of Representatives - Duties and Rights of the Speaker," accessed July 21, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.okhouse.gov/Members/HouseOrg.aspx ''Oklahoma House of Representatives'', "Oklahoma House Majority and Minority Leadership," accessed July 21, 2014]</ref>
  
 
====Current leadership====
 
====Current leadership====
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|-
 
|-
| [[Speaker of the House]] || [[T.W. Shannon]] || {{red dot}}
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| [[State Speaker of the House|Speaker of the House]] || {{State House Speaker|State=Oklahoma|Table=Yes}}
 
|-  
 
|-  
 
| [[State House Speaker Pro Tempore]] || [[Mike Jackson]] || {{red dot}}
 
| [[State House Speaker Pro Tempore]] || [[Mike Jackson]] || {{red dot}}
 
|-
 
|-
| [[State House Majority Floor Leader]] || [[Pam Peterson]] || {{red dot}}
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| [[State House Majority Floor Leader]] || {{State House Majority Leader|State=Oklahoma|Table=Yes}}
 
|-
 
|-
| [[State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader]] || [[Fred Jordan]] || {{red dot}}  
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| [[State House Majority Floor Leader|State House Deputy Majority Floor Leader]] || [[Jason Nelson]] || {{red dot}}
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|-
 +
| [[State House Majority Leader]] || [[Fred Jordan]] || {{red dot}}
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|-
 +
| [[State House Majority Leader]] || [[Dennis L. Johnson (Oklahoma)|Dennis Johnson]] || {{red dot}}
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|-
 +
| [[State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader]] || [[Paul Wesselhoft]] || {{red dot}}  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader]] || [[Lee Denney]] || {{red dot}}
 
| [[State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader]] || [[Lee Denney]] || {{red dot}}
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| [[State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader]] || [[Randy McDaniel]] || {{red dot}}
 
| [[State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader]] || [[Randy McDaniel]] || {{red dot}}
 
|-
 
|-
| [[State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader]] || [[Dennis Johnson]] || {{red dot}}
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| [[State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader]] || [[Randy Grau]] || {{red dot}}
 
|-
 
|-
| [[State House Majority Caucus Leader]] || [[Weldon Watson]] || {{red dot}}
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| [[State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader]] || [[Dale DeWitt]] || {{red dot}}
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[State House Majority Whip]] || [[Todd Thomsen]] || {{red dot}}
 
| [[State House Majority Whip]] || [[Todd Thomsen]] || {{red dot}}
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|-
 
|-
 
| [[State House Assistant Majority Whip]] || [[Sean Roberts]] || {{red dot}}  
 
| [[State House Assistant Majority Whip]] || [[Sean Roberts]] || {{red dot}}  
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|-
 +
| [[State House Assistant Majority Whip]] || [[Lisa J. Billy]] || {{red dot}}
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|-
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| [[State House Assistant Majority Whip]] || [[Dennis Casey]] || {{red dot}}
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|-
 +
| [[State House Assistant Majority Whip]] || [[Josh Cockroft]] || {{red dot}}
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|-
 +
| [[State House Assistant Majority Whip]] || [[Jon Echols]] || {{red dot}}
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|-
 +
| [[State House Assistant Majority Whip]] || [[Glen Mulready]] || {{red dot}}
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|-
 +
| [[State House Majority Caucus Leader]] || [[Weldon Watson]] || {{red dot}}
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|-
 +
| [[State House Majority Caucus Vice Chair]] || [[Harold Wright]] || {{red dot}}
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[State House Majority Caucus Secretary]] || [[Elise Hall]] || {{red dot}}
 
| [[State House Majority Caucus Secretary]] || [[Elise Hall]] || {{red dot}}
 
|-
 
|-
| [[State House Minority Leader]] || [[Scott Inman]] || {{blue dot}}
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| [[State House Minority Leader]] || {{State House Minority Leader|State=Oklahoma|Table=Yes}}
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[State House Minority Floor Leader]] || [[Ben Sherrer]] || {{blue dot}}
 
| [[State House Minority Floor Leader]] || [[Ben Sherrer]] || {{blue dot}}
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| [[State House Deputy Minority Floor Leader]] || [[Eric Proctor]] || {{blue dot}}
 
| [[State House Deputy Minority Floor Leader]] || [[Eric Proctor]] || {{blue dot}}
 
|-
 
|-
| [[State House Assistant Minority Floor Leader]] || [[Wes Hilliard]] || {{blue dot}}
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| [[State House Assistant Minority Floor Leader]] || [[Emily Virgin]] || {{blue dot}}
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[State House Assistant Minority Floor Leader]] || [[Steve Kouplen]] || {{blue dot}}
 
| [[State House Assistant Minority Floor Leader]] || [[Steve Kouplen]] || {{blue dot}}
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| [[State House Assistant Minority Floor Leader]] || [[Mike Shelton]] || {{blue dot}}     
 
| [[State House Assistant Minority Floor Leader]] || [[Mike Shelton]] || {{blue dot}}     
 
|-
 
|-
| [[State House Minority Whip]] || [[Ben Sherrer]] || {{blue dot}}
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| [[State House Minority Whip]] || [[Chuck Hoskin]] || {{blue dot}}
 
|-
 
|-
| [[State House Deputy Minority Whip]] || [[Cory Williams]] || {{blue dot}}
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| [[State House Assistant Minority Whip]] || [[Cory Williams]] || {{blue dot}}
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[State House Minority Caucus Leader]] || [[Jerry McPeak]] || {{blue dot}}
 
| [[State House Minority Caucus Leader]] || [[Jerry McPeak]] || {{blue dot}}
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| [[State House Minority Caucus Vice Chair]] || [[Joe Dorman]] || {{blue dot}}
 
| [[State House Minority Caucus Vice Chair]] || [[Joe Dorman]] || {{blue dot}}
 
|-
 
|-
| [[State House Minority Caucus Secretary]] || [[Donnie Condit]] || {{blue dot}}
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| [[State House Minority Caucus Secretary]] || [[Curtis McDaniel]] || {{blue dot}}
 
|}
 
|}
 
===Salaries===
 
:: ''See also: [[Comparison of state legislative salaries]]''
 
 
As of 2013, members of the Oklahoma Legislature are paid $38,400/year during legislative sessions. Legislators receive $147/day per diem tied to the federal rate.<ref>[http://www.ncsl.org/legislatures-elections/legisdata/2012-ncsl-legislator-compensation-data.aspx ''NCSL.org'', "2012 State Legislator Compensation and Per Diem Table," accessed March 18, 2013]</ref>
 
 
===When sworn in===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[When state legislators assume office after a general election]]
 
 
Oklahoma legislators assume office November 17th.
 
  
 
===Current members===
 
===Current members===
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|-
| width="70px" |1
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| width="70px" |[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 1|1]]
 
| width="150px" |[[Curtis McDaniel]]
 
| width="150px" |[[Curtis McDaniel]]
 
| width="100px" |{{Blue dot}}  
 
| width="100px" |{{Blue dot}}  
| width="150px" |2012 (special election)
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| width="150px" |2012  
 
|-  
 
|-  
|2
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 2|2]]
 
|[[John R. Bennett]]  
 
|[[John R. Bennett]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|3
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 3|3]]
 
|[[James Lockhart]]   
 
|[[James Lockhart]]   
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-
 
|-
|4  
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 4|4]]
 
|[[Mike Brown (Oklahoma)|Mike Brown]]  
 
|[[Mike Brown (Oklahoma)|Mike Brown]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|5
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 5|5]]
 
|[[Doug Cox]]  
 
|[[Doug Cox]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}
 
|{{Red dot}}
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-
 
|-
|6  
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 6|6]]
 
|[[Chuck Hoskin]]  
 
|[[Chuck Hoskin]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-
 
|-
|7  
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 7|7]]
 
|[[Larry Glenn]]  
 
|[[Larry Glenn]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-
 
|-
|8  
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 8|8]]
 
|[[Ben Sherrer]]  
 
|[[Ben Sherrer]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}
 
|{{Blue dot}}
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-
 
|-
|9  
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 9|9]]
 
|[[Marty Quinn]]  
 
|[[Marty Quinn]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-
 
|-
|10  
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 10|10]]
 
|[[Steve Martin (Oklahoma)|Steve Martin]]  
 
|[[Steve Martin (Oklahoma)|Steve Martin]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|11
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 11|11]]
 
|[[Earl Sears]]   
 
|[[Earl Sears]]   
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|12
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 12|12]]
 
|[[Wade Rousselot]]  
 
|[[Wade Rousselot]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|13
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 13|13]]
 
|[[Jerry McPeak]]   
 
|[[Jerry McPeak]]   
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|14
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 14|14]]
 
|[[Arthur Hulbert]]  
 
|[[Arthur Hulbert]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|15
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 15|15]]
 
|[[Ed Cannaday]]
 
|[[Ed Cannaday]]
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|16
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 16|16]]
 
|[[Jerry Shoemake]]  
 
|[[Jerry Shoemake]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|17
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 17|17]]
 
|[[Brian Renegar]]  
 
|[[Brian Renegar]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|18
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 18|18]]
 
|[[Donnie Condit]]  
 
|[[Donnie Condit]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|19
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 19|19]]
 
|[[R. C. Pruett]]  
 
|[[R. C. Pruett]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|20
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 20|20]]
 
|[[Bobby Cleveland]]  
 
|[[Bobby Cleveland]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|21
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 21|21]]
 
|[[Dustin Roberts]]  
 
|[[Dustin Roberts]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|22
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 22|22]]
 
|[[Charles McCall]]   
 
|[[Charles McCall]]   
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|23
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 23|23]]
 
|[[Terry O'Donnell]]   
 
|[[Terry O'Donnell]]   
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|24
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 24|24]]
 
|[[Steve Kouplen]]   
 
|[[Steve Kouplen]]   
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2008
 
|2008
 
|-  
 
|-  
|25
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 25|25]]
 
|[[Todd Thomsen]]   
 
|[[Todd Thomsen]]   
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|26
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 26|26]]
 
|[[Justin Wood]]
 
|[[Justin Wood]]
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|27
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 27|27]]
 
|[[Josh Cockroft]]  
 
|[[Josh Cockroft]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|28
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 28|28]]
 
|[[Tom Newell]]  
 
|[[Tom Newell]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|29
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 29|29]]
 
|[[Skye McNiel]]  
 
|[[Skye McNiel]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|30
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 30|30]]
 
|[[Mark McCullough]]  
 
|[[Mark McCullough]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|31
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 31|31]]
 
|[[Jason Murphey]]  
 
|[[Jason Murphey]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|32
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 32|32]]
 
|[[Jason Smalley]]  
 
|[[Jason Smalley]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|33
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 33|33]]
 
|[[Lee Denney]]
 
|[[Lee Denney]]
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|34
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 34|34]]
 
|[[Cory Williams]]  
 
|[[Cory Williams]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2008
 
|2008
 
|-  
 
|-  
|35
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 35|35]]
 
|[[Dennis Casey]]
 
|[[Dennis Casey]]
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|36
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 36|36]]
 
|[[Sean Roberts]]  
 
|[[Sean Roberts]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|37
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 37|37]]
 
|[[Steve Vaughan]]  
 
|[[Steve Vaughan]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|38
+
|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 38|38]]
 
|[[Dale DeWitt]]  
 
|[[Dale DeWitt]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2002
 
|2002
 
|-  
 
|-  
|39
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 39|39]]
 
|[[Marian Cooksey]]  
 
|[[Marian Cooksey]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|40
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 40|40]]
 
|[[Mike Jackson, Oklahoma Representative|Mike Jackson]]
 
|[[Mike Jackson, Oklahoma Representative|Mike Jackson]]
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|41
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 41|41]]
 
|[[John Enns]]  
 
|[[John Enns]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|42
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 42|42]]
 
|[[Lisa J. Billy]]  
 
|[[Lisa J. Billy]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|43
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 43|43]]
 
|[[Colby Schwartz]]  
 
|[[Colby Schwartz]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|44
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 44|44]]
 
|[[Emily Virgin]]  
 
|[[Emily Virgin]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|45
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 45|45]]
 
|[[Aaron Stiles]]  
 
|[[Aaron Stiles]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|46
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 46|46]]
 
|[[Scott Martin]]  
 
|[[Scott Martin]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|47
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 47|47]]
 
|[[Leslie Osborn]]  
 
|[[Leslie Osborn]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2008
 
|2008
 
|-  
 
|-  
|48
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 48|48]]
 
|[[Pat Ownbey]]  
 
|[[Pat Ownbey]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2008
 
|2008
 
|-  
 
|-  
|49
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 49|49]]
 
|[[Tommy C. Hardin]]  
 
|[[Tommy C. Hardin]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|50
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 50|50]]
 
|[[Dennis Johnson, Oklahoma Representative|Dennis Johnson]]
 
|[[Dennis Johnson, Oklahoma Representative|Dennis Johnson]]
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|51
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 51|51]]
 
|[[Scott Biggs]]  
 
|[[Scott Biggs]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|52
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 52|52]]
 
|[[Charles Ortega]]  
 
|[[Charles Ortega]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2008
 
|2008
 
|-  
 
|-  
|53
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 53|53]]
 
|[[Mark McBride]]  
 
|[[Mark McBride]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|54
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 54|54]]
 
|[[Paul Wesselhoft]]
 
|[[Paul Wesselhoft]]
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|55
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 55|55]]
 
|[[Todd Russ]]  
 
|[[Todd Russ]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2009
 
|2009
 
|-  
 
|-  
|56
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 56|56]]
 
|[[David Perryman]]  
 
|[[David Perryman]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}
 
|{{Blue dot}}
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|57
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 57|57]]
 
|[[Harold Wright]]  
 
|[[Harold Wright]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2008
 
|2008
 
|-  
 
|-  
|58
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 58|58]]
 
|[[Jeffrey W. Hickman]]  
 
|[[Jeffrey W. Hickman]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|59
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 59|59]]
 
|[[Mike Sanders]]  
 
|[[Mike Sanders]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}
 
|{{Red dot}}
 
|2008
 
|2008
 
|-  
 
|-  
|60
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 60|60]]
 
|[[Dan Fisher]]  
 
|[[Dan Fisher]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|61
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 61|61]]
 
|[[Gus Blackwell]]  
 
|[[Gus Blackwell]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2002
 
|2002
 
|-  
 
|-  
|62
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 62|62]]
 
|[[T. W. Shannon]]  
 
|[[T. W. Shannon]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
|2008
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|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|63
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 63|63]]
 
|[[Don Armes]]  
 
|[[Don Armes]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2002
 
|2002
 
|-  
 
|-  
|64
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 64|64]]
 
|[[Ann Coody]]  
 
|[[Ann Coody]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|65
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 65|65]]
 
|[[Joe Dorman]]  
 
|[[Joe Dorman]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2002
 
|2002
 
|-  
 
|-  
|66
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 66|66]]
 
|[[Jadine Nollan]]  
 
|[[Jadine Nollan]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|67
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 67|67]]
 
|[[Pam Peterson]]  
 
|[[Pam Peterson]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|68
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 68|68]]
 
|[[Glen Mulready]]  
 
|[[Glen Mulready]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|69
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 69|69]]
 
|[[Fred Jordan]]  
 
|[[Fred Jordan]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|70
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 70|70]]
 
|[[Ken Walker]]
 
|[[Ken Walker]]
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|71
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 71|71]]
 
|[[Katie Henke]]
 
|[[Katie Henke]]
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|72
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 72|72]]
 
|[[Seneca Scott]]  
 
|[[Seneca Scott]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2008
 
|2008
 
|-  
 
|-  
|73
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 73|73]]
 
|[[Kevin Matthews]]  
 
|[[Kevin Matthews]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}
 
|{{Blue dot}}
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|74
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 74|74]]
 
|[[David Derby]]  
 
|[[David Derby]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|75
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 75|75]]
 
|[[Dan Kirby]]  
 
|[[Dan Kirby]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2008
 
|2008
 
|-  
 
|-  
|76
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 76|76]]
 
|[[David Brumbaugh]]  
 
|[[David Brumbaugh]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|77
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 77|77]]
 
|[[Eric Proctor]]  
 
|[[Eric Proctor]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|78
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 78|78]]
 
|[[Jeannie McDaniel]]
 
|[[Jeannie McDaniel]]
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|79
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 79|79]]
 
|[[Weldon Watson]]  
 
|[[Weldon Watson]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|80
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 80|80]]
 
|[[Mike Ritze]]  
 
|[[Mike Ritze]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2008
 
|2008
 
|-  
 
|-  
|81
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 81|81]]
 
|[[Randy Grau]]  
 
|[[Randy Grau]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}
 
|{{Red dot}}
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|82
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 82|82]]
 
|[[Mike Turner (Oklahoma)|Mike Turner]]  
 
|[[Mike Turner (Oklahoma)|Mike Turner]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|83
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 83|83]]
 
|[[Randy McDaniel]]
 
|[[Randy McDaniel]]
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|84
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 84|84]]
 
|[[Sally Kern]]  
 
|[[Sally Kern]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|85
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 85|85]]
 
|[[David Dank]]  
 
|[[David Dank]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|86
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 86|86]]
 
|[[William T. Fourkiller]]  
 
|[[William T. Fourkiller]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|87
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 87|87]]
 
|[[Jason Nelson]]  
 
|[[Jason Nelson]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}
 
|{{Red dot}}
 
|2008
 
|2008
 
|-  
 
|-  
|88
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 88|88]]
 
|[[Kay Floyd]]
 
|[[Kay Floyd]]
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|89
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 89|89]]
 
|[[Rebecca Hamilton]]  
 
|[[Rebecca Hamilton]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2002
 
|2002
 
|-  
 
|-  
|90
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 90|90]]
 
|[[Jon Echols]]  
 
|[[Jon Echols]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2012
 
|2012
 
|-  
 
|-  
|91
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 91|91]]
 
|[[Mike Reynolds, Oklahoma Representative|Mike Reynolds]]  
 
|[[Mike Reynolds, Oklahoma Representative|Mike Reynolds]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2002
 
|2002
 
|-  
 
|-  
|92
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 92|92]]
 
|[[Richard Morrissette]]  
 
|[[Richard Morrissette]]  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-
 
|-
|93
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 93|93]]
 
|[[Mike Christian]]  
 
|[[Mike Christian]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|94
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 94|94]]
 
|[[Scott Inman]]
 
|[[Scott Inman]]
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|95
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 95|95]]
 
|[[Charlie Joyner]]   
 
|[[Charlie Joyner]]   
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|96
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 96|96]]
 
|[[Lewis Moore]]  
 
|[[Lewis Moore]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2008
 
|2008
 
|-  
 
|-  
|97
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 97|97]]
 
|[[Mike Shelton]]
 
|[[Mike Shelton]]
 
|{{Blue dot}}
 
|{{Blue dot}}
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|-  
 
|-  
|98
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 98|98]]
 
|[[John Trebilcock]]  
 
|[[John Trebilcock]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|2002
 
|2002
 
|-  
 
|-  
|99
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 99|99]]
 
|[[Anastasia Pittman]]
 
|[[Anastasia Pittman]]
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|{{Blue dot}}  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|-  
 
|-  
|100
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 100|100]]
 
|[[Elise Hall]]  
 
|[[Elise Hall]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}
 
|{{Red dot}}
 
|2010
 
|2010
 
|-  
 
|-  
|101
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|[[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 101|101]]
 
|[[Gary Banz]]  
 
|[[Gary Banz]]  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
 
|{{Red dot}}  
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===Partisan balance 1992-2013===
 
===Partisan balance 1992-2013===
 
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::''See also: [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States]] and [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States, Oklahoma]]’’
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::''See also: [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States]] and [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States, Oklahoma]]''
 
[[File:Oklahoma legislature pie chart 1992-2013.png|thumb|Partisan breakdown of the Oklahoma legislature from 1992-2013]]
 
[[File:Oklahoma legislature pie chart 1992-2013.png|thumb|Partisan breakdown of the Oklahoma legislature from 1992-2013]]
 
From 1992-2013, the Democratic Party was the majority in the Oklahoma State House of Representatives for the first 13 years while the Republicans were the majority for the last nine years. Oklahoma was under Republican [[trifectas]] for the final three years of the study.
 
From 1992-2013, the Democratic Party was the majority in the Oklahoma State House of Representatives for the first 13 years while the Republicans were the majority for the last nine years. Oklahoma was under Republican [[trifectas]] for the final three years of the study.
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Across the country, there were 577 Democratic and 483 Republican State Houses of Representatives from 1992 to 2013.
 
Across the country, there were 577 Democratic and 483 Republican State Houses of Representatives from 1992 to 2013.
  
Over the course of the 22-year study, state governments became increasingly more partisan. At the outset of the study period (1992), 18 of the 49 states with partisan legislatures had single-party trifectas and 31 states had divided governments. In 2013, only 13 states have divided governments, while single-party trifectas held sway in 36 states, the most in the 22 years studied.
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Over the course of the 22-year study, state governments became increasingly more partisan. At the outset of the study period (1992), 18 of the 49 states with partisan legislatures had single-party trifectas and 31 states had divided governments. In 2013, only 13 states had divided governments, while single-party trifectas held sway in 36 states, the most in the 22 years studied.
 
   
 
   
 
The chart below shows the partisan composition of the [[Governor of Oklahoma|Office of the Governor of Oklahoma]], the [[Oklahoma State Senate]] and the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]] from 1992-2013.
 
The chart below shows the partisan composition of the [[Governor of Oklahoma|Office of the Governor of Oklahoma]], the [[Oklahoma State Senate]] and the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]] from 1992-2013.
 
[[File:Partisan composition of Oklahoma state government(1992-2013).PNG]]
 
[[File:Partisan composition of Oklahoma state government(1992-2013).PNG]]
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====SQLI and partisanship====
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The chart below depicts the partisanship of the Oklahoma state government and the state's SQLI ranking for the years studied. For the SQLI, the states were ranked from 1-50, with 1 being the best and 50 the worst. During the years of the study, Oklahoma had both Democratic and Republican trifectas. Its Democratic trifectas occurred from 1992-1994 and from 2003-2004. Its Republican trifectas occurred from 2011-2013. Oklahoma's SQLI ranking was in the bottom-10 for many years of the study, finishing 44th in 1994 at its lowest. In more recent years of the study, however, the state's ranking improved, finishing 31st in 2011 at its highest. Oklahoma's worst ranking occurred during a Democratic trifecta, and its best occurred during a Republican trifecta.
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*SQLI average with Democratic trifecta: 41.80
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*SQLI average with Republican trifecta: 31.50
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*SQLI average with divided government: 40.64
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[[File:Oklahoma SQLI visualization.PNG|thumb|center|1000px|Chart displaying the partisanship of Oklahoma government from 1992-2013 and the State Quality of Life Index (SQLI).]]
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==See also==
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* [[Oklahoma State Legislature]]
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* [[Oklahoma State Senate]]
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* [[Oklahoma state legislative districts]]
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* [[State legislative scorecards in Oklahoma]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Latest revision as of 13:59, 11 September 2014


Oklahoma House of Representatives

Seal of Oklahoma.svg.png
General Information
Type:   Lower house
Term limits:   12 year cumulative total,
in either or both chambers
2014 session start:   February 3, 2014
Website:   Official House Page
Leadership
House Speaker:  Jeff Hickman (R)
Majority Leader:   Pam Peterson (R)
Minority leader:   Scott Inman (D)
Structure
Members:  101
  
Length of term:   2 years
Authority:   Art V, Oklahoma Constitution
Salary:   $38,400/year + per diem
Elections
Last Election:  November 6, 2012 (101 seats)
Next election:  November 4, 2014 (101 seats)
Redistricting:  Legislature draws boundaries first
The Oklahoma House of Representatives is the lower house of the Oklahoma State Legislature and meets at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City. 101 members serve in the lower house. Each member represents an average of 37,142 residents, as of the 2010 Census.[1] After the 2000 Census, each member represented approximately 23,817 residents.[2]

In Oklahoma, representatives serve two-year terms with a limit of a combined total of twelve years served in the Senate and House of Representatives.[3]

As of September 2014, Oklahoma is one of 23 Republican state government trifectas.

See also: Oklahoma State Legislature, Oklahoma State Senate, Oklahoma Governor

Sessions

Article V of the Oklahoma Constitution establishes when the Oklahoma State Legislature, of which the House of Representatives is a part, is to be in session. Section 26 of Article V states that the Legislature is to meet in regular session on the first Monday in February of each year, and it is to adjourn its regular session by the last Friday in May of each year. Additionally, Section 26 also states that the Legislature is to meet for organizational purposes on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in January of each odd-numbered year.

Section 27 of Article V contains the rules for convening special sessions of the Legislature. Section 27 allows a special session to be called by the Governor of Oklahoma or by a written call signed by two-thirds of the members of both legislative houses.

2014

See also: Dates of 2014 state legislative sessions

In 2014, the Legislature was in session from February 3 through May 23.

Major issues

Major issues in the 2014 legislative session included tax cuts, the budget, prison funding, employee compensation and judicial reform.[4]

2013

See also: Dates of 2013 state legislative sessions

In 2013, the Legislature was in session from February 4 through May 24.

Major issues

Major issues in the 2013 legislative session included changes to the state pension system and workers compensation funds, tax cuts, and increased funding for education.[5]

Lawsuit reform

In September 2013, the state legislature held a five-day special session where both houses reenacted a lawsuit reform bill. Republicans in the state legislature settled on 23 provisions with the effect of reestablishing key provisions of a 2009 lawsuit reform bill, which was struck down by the state Supreme Court in June 2013. The current Senate President Pro Temp Brian Bingman is a strong supporter of lawsuit reform.[6]

2012

See also: Dates of 2012 state legislative sessions

In 2012, the House was in session from February 6 through May 25.

2011

See also: Dates of 2011 state legislative sessions

In 2011, the House was in session from February 7 through May 27.[7]

2010

See also: Dates of 2010 state legislative sessions

In 2010, the House was in session from February 1 to May 28.[8]

Role in state budget

See also: Oklahoma state budget

The state operates on an annual budget cycle. The sequence of key events in the budget process is as follows:[9][10]

  1. Budget instruction guidelines are sent to state agencies in August of the year preceding the start of the new fiscal year.
  2. State agencies submit their budget requests to the governor in October.
  3. Agency hearings are held from October through December. Public hearings are held from December through May.
  4. The governor submits his or her proposed budget to the state legislature in February.
  5. The legislature typically adopts a budget in May. A simple majority is required to pass a budget. The new fiscal year begins July 1.

Oklahoma is one of 44 states in which the governor has line item veto authority.[10]

The governor is legally required to submit a balanced budget proposal. Likewise, the legislature is legally required to pass a balanced budget.[10]

Cost-benefit analyses

See also: Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative Cost-Benefit Study
Map showing results of the Pew-MacArthur cost-benefit study.

The Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative released a report in July 2013 which indicated that cost-benefit analysis in policymaking led to more effective uses of public funds. Looking at data from 2008 through 2011, the study's authors found that some states were more likely to use cost-benefit analysis while others were facing challenges and lagging behind the rest of the nation. Among the challenges states faced were a lack of time, money and technical skills needed to conduct comprehensive cost-benefit analyses. Oklahoma was one of 29 states with mixed results regarding the frequency and effectiveness in its use of cost-benefit analysis.[11]

Ethics and transparency

Following the Money report

See also: Following the Money 2014 Report

The U.S. Public Interest Research Group, a consumer-focused nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., released its annual report on state transparency websites in April 2014. The report, entitled "Following the Money," measured how transparent and accountable state websites are with regard to state government spending.[12] According to the report, Oklahoma received a grade of B- and a numerical score of 82, indicating that Oklahoma was "advancing" in terms of transparency regarding state spending.[12]

Open States Transparency

See also: Open States' Legislative Data Report Card

The Sunlight Foundation released an "Open Legislative Data Report Card" in March 2013. Oklahoma was given a grade of D in the report. The report card evaluated how adequate, complete and accessible legislative data is to the general public. A total of 10 states received an A -- Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Kansas, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Washington.[13]

Elections

2014

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oklahoma House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 11, 2014.

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Elections for the office of Oklahoma House of Representatives were held in Oklahoma on November 6, 2012. All 101 seats were up for election.

The signature filing deadline for candidates in these elections is April 13, 2012. A primary Election Day was on June 26, 2012.

During the 2012 election, the total value of contributions to the 201 House candidates was $10,597,614. The top 10 contributors were:[14]

Oklahoma state representatives are subject to term limits, and may not serve more than 12 years between both chambers of the state legislature. In 2012, 6 state representatives were termed-out of office.

The following table details the 10 districts with the smallest margin of victory in the November 6 general election.

2010

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010

Elections for the office of Oklahoma's House of Representatives were held in Oklahoma on November 2, 2010. All 101 seats were up for election.

The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was June 9, 2010. The primary Election Day was July 27, 2010.

The partisan breakdown of the senate before and after the election is as follows:

Oklahoma House of Representatives
Party As of November 1, 2010 After the 2010 Election
     Democratic Party 39 31
     Republican Party 62 70
Total 101 101


During the 2010 election, the total value of contributions to the 191 House candidates was $11,261,443. The top 10 contributors were:[15]

2008

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2008

Elections for the office of Oklahoma's House of Representatives were held in Oklahoma on November 4, 2008. All 101 seats were up for election.

The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was June 4, 2008. The primary Election Day was July 29, 2008.

During the 2008 election, the total value of contributions to the 209 House candidates was $10,393,664. The top 10 contributors were:[16]

2006

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2006

Elections for the office of Oklahoma's House of Representatives consisted of a primary Election Day on July 25, 2006, and a general election on November 7, 2006. All 101 seats were up for election.

During the 2006 election, the total value of contributions to the 222 House candidates was $10,344,749. The top 10 contributors were:[17]

2004

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2004

Elections for the office of Oklahoma's House of Representatives consisted of a primary Election Day on July 27, 2004, and a general election on November 2, 2004. All 101 seats were up for election.

During the 2004 election, the total value of contributions to the 290 House candidates was $10,657,926. The top 10 contributors were:[18]

2002

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2002

Elections for the office of Oklahoma's House of Representatives consisted of a primary Election Day on September 17, 2002, and a general election on November 5, 2002. All 101 seats were up for election.

During the 2002 election, the total value of contributions to the 204 House candidates was $5,489,273. The top 10 contributors were:[19]

2000

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2000

Elections for the office of Oklahoma's House of Representatives consisted of a primary Election Day on August 22, 2000, and a general election on November 7, 2000. All 101 seats were up for election.

During the 2000 election, the total value of contributions to the 221 House candidates was $6,343,970. The top 10 contributors were:[20]

Qualifications

Article 5, Section 17 of the Oklahoma Constitution states: Members of the Senate shall be at least twenty-five years of age, and members of the House of Representatives twenty-one years of age at the time of their election. They shall be qualified electors in their respective counties or districts and shall reside in their respective counties or districts during their term of office.

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures
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If there is a vacancy in the house, the Governor must call for a special election no later than 30 days after the vacancy happened. No special election can be called if the vacancy happens after March 1st during the year the seat is set to expire.[21]

The person who wins the special election serves for the remainder of the unexpired term.[22]

Term limits

See also: State legislatures with term limits

The Oklahoma legislature is one of 15 state legislatures with term limits. Voters enacted the Oklahoma Term Limits Act in 1990. That initiative says that Oklahoma state legislators are subject to term limits of no more than twelve years in the Oklahoma State Legislature. These 12 years can be served in any combination of the Oklahoma State Senate and the Oklahoma House of Representatives.[23]

The first year that the term limits enacted in 1990 impacted the ability of incumbents to run for office was in 2004.

Redistricting

See also: Redistricting in Oklahoma

In Oklahoma, the state legislature is in charge of redistricting. If the state legislature fails to agree on a map by its deadline, then redistricting becomes the responsibility of the Oklahoma Reapportionment Commission. Although the legislature is given latitude, Oklahoma laws regarding redistricting require that the cores of existing districts are maintained, other political subdivisions remain intact, 'communities of interest' should be respected and combined, and the state must explicitly comply with Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act protecting the representation of minority populations.

2010

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Oklahoma's population increased from 3.45 million to 3.75 million between 2000 and 2010.[24] The population was densest around Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Growth rates were highest in the suburban and exurban areas surrounding these cities, while rural Oklahoma counties grew slowly or lost population. Of Oklahoma's 77 counties, 23 registered a drop in population between 2000 and 2010.[25] The state's overall growth rate was 8.7 percent, which was below the national average of 9.7 percent, but not low enough to cost the state a Congressional seat, as occurred as a result of the 2000 Census.[26]

Oklahoma officials received detailed Oklahoma results from the Census in February. The legislature formed steering committees in each chamber to draft the maps before the May 27, 2011 deadline. The House of Representatives completed its work relatively quickly, producing a map that avoided putting any incumbents in a district together by early May.[27] Discussions in the Senate were more heated and partisan, and the Senate did not produce a map in mid-May.[28][29][30] The House map was passed overwhelmingly in its initial vote, while the Senate encountered minority opposition. However, opposition eased on the second round of votes, and the Governor Mary Fallin signed the bills into law seven days before the deadline.[31][32]

Representatives

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Oklahoma Legislature are paid $38,400/year during legislative sessions. Legislators receive $147/day per diem tied to the federal rate.[33]

When sworn in

See also: When state legislators assume office after a general election

Oklahoma legislators assume office November 17th.

Partisan composition

See also: Partisan composition of state houses
Party As of September 2014
     Democratic Party 29
     Republican Party 72
Total 101

The chart below shows the partisan composition of the Oklahoma State House of Representatives from 1992-2013.
Partisan composition of the Oklahoma State House.PNG

Leadership

The Speaker of the House is the presiding officer of the body. Duties of the Speaker include preserving order and decorum, referring proposed legislation to committee, and signing bills, resolutions, and papers.[34][35]

Current leadership

Current Leadership, Oklahoma House of Representatives
Office Representative Party
Speaker of the House Jeff Hickman Ends.png Republican
State House Speaker Pro Tempore Mike Jackson Ends.png Republican
State House Majority Floor Leader Pam Peterson Ends.png Republican
State House Deputy Majority Floor Leader Jason Nelson Ends.png Republican
State House Majority Leader Fred Jordan Ends.png Republican
State House Majority Leader Dennis Johnson Ends.png Republican
State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader Paul Wesselhoft Ends.png Republican
State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader Lee Denney Ends.png Republican
State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader Charles Ortega Ends.png Republican
State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader Randy McDaniel Ends.png Republican
State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader Randy Grau Ends.png Republican
State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader Dale DeWitt Ends.png Republican
State House Majority Whip Todd Thomsen Ends.png Republican
State House Assistant Majority Whip Mike Sanders Ends.png Republican
State House Assistant Majority Whip Steve Vaughan Ends.png Republican
State House Assistant Majority Whip Todd Russ Ends.png Republican
State House Assistant Majority Whip Sean Roberts Ends.png Republican
State House Assistant Majority Whip Lisa J. Billy Ends.png Republican
State House Assistant Majority Whip Dennis Casey Ends.png Republican
State House Assistant Majority Whip Josh Cockroft Ends.png Republican
State House Assistant Majority Whip Jon Echols Ends.png Republican
State House Assistant Majority Whip Glen Mulready Ends.png Republican
State House Majority Caucus Leader Weldon Watson Ends.png Republican
State House Majority Caucus Vice Chair Harold Wright Ends.png Republican
State House Majority Caucus Secretary Elise Hall Ends.png Republican
State House Minority Leader Scott Inman Electiondot.png Democratic
State House Minority Floor Leader Ben Sherrer Electiondot.png Democratic
State House Deputy Minority Floor Leader Eric Proctor Electiondot.png Democratic
State House Assistant Minority Floor Leader Emily Virgin Electiondot.png Democratic
State House Assistant Minority Floor Leader Steve Kouplen Electiondot.png Democratic
State House Assistant Minority Floor Leader Brian Renegar Electiondot.png Democratic
State House Assistant Minority Floor Leader Jeannie McDaniel Electiondot.png Democratic
State House Assistant Minority Floor Leader Wade Rousselot Electiondot.png Democratic
State House Assistant Minority Floor Leader Mike Shelton Electiondot.png Democratic
State House Minority Whip Chuck Hoskin Electiondot.png Democratic
State House Assistant Minority Whip Cory Williams Electiondot.png Democratic
State House Minority Caucus Leader Jerry McPeak Electiondot.png Democratic
State House Minority Caucus Vice Chair Joe Dorman Electiondot.png Democratic
State House Minority Caucus Secretary Curtis McDaniel Electiondot.png Democratic

Current members

Current members, Oklahoma House of Representatives
District Representative Party Assumed office
1 Curtis McDaniel Electiondot.png Democratic 2012
2 John R. Bennett Ends.png Republican 2010
3 James Lockhart Electiondot.png Democratic 2010
4 Mike Brown Electiondot.png Democratic 2004
5 Doug Cox Ends.png Republican 2004
6 Chuck Hoskin Electiondot.png Democratic 2006
7 Larry Glenn Electiondot.png Democratic 2004
8 Ben Sherrer Electiondot.png Democratic 2004
9 Marty Quinn Ends.png Republican 2010
10 Steve Martin Ends.png Republican 2004
11 Earl Sears Ends.png Republican 2006
12 Wade Rousselot Electiondot.png Democratic 2004
13 Jerry McPeak Electiondot.png Democratic 2004
14 Arthur Hulbert Ends.png Republican 2012
15 Ed Cannaday Electiondot.png Democratic 2006
16 Jerry Shoemake Electiondot.png Democratic 2004
17 Brian Renegar Electiondot.png Democratic 2006
18 Donnie Condit Electiondot.png Democratic 2010
19 R. C. Pruett Electiondot.png Democratic 2004
20 Bobby Cleveland Ends.png Republican 2012
21 Dustin Roberts Ends.png Republican 2010
22 Charles McCall Ends.png Republican 2012
23 Terry O'Donnell Ends.png Republican 2012
24 Steve Kouplen Electiondot.png Democratic 2008
25 Todd Thomsen Ends.png Republican 2006
26 Justin Wood Ends.png Republican 2012
27 Josh Cockroft Ends.png Republican 2010
28 Tom Newell Ends.png Republican 2010
29 Skye McNiel Ends.png Republican 2006
30 Mark McCullough Ends.png Republican 2006
31 Jason Murphey Ends.png Republican 2006
32 Jason Smalley Ends.png Republican 2012
33 Lee Denney Ends.png Republican 2004
34 Cory Williams Electiondot.png Democratic 2008
35 Dennis Casey Ends.png Republican 2010
36 Sean Roberts Ends.png Republican 2010
37 Steve Vaughan Ends.png Republican 2010
38 Dale DeWitt Ends.png Republican 2002
39 Marian Cooksey Ends.png Republican 2004
40 Mike Jackson Ends.png Republican 2004
41 John Enns Ends.png Republican 2006
42 Lisa J. Billy Ends.png Republican 2004
43 Colby Schwartz Ends.png Republican 2006
44 Emily Virgin Electiondot.png Democratic 2010
45 Aaron Stiles Ends.png Republican 2010
46 Scott Martin Ends.png Republican 2006
47 Leslie Osborn Ends.png Republican 2008
48 Pat Ownbey Ends.png Republican 2008
49 Tommy C. Hardin Ends.png Republican 2010
50 Dennis Johnson Ends.png Republican 2006
51 Scott Biggs Ends.png Republican 2012
52 Charles Ortega Ends.png Republican 2008
53 Mark McBride Ends.png Republican 2012
54 Paul Wesselhoft Ends.png Republican 2004
55 Todd Russ Ends.png Republican 2009
56 David Perryman Electiondot.png Democratic 2012
57 Harold Wright Ends.png Republican 2008
58 Jeffrey W. Hickman Ends.png Republican 2004
59 Mike Sanders Ends.png Republican 2008
60 Dan Fisher Ends.png Republican 2012
61 Gus Blackwell Ends.png Republican 2002
62 T. W. Shannon Ends.png Republican 2006
63 Don Armes Ends.png Republican 2002
64 Ann Coody Ends.png Republican 2004
65 Joe Dorman Electiondot.png Democratic 2002
66 Jadine Nollan Ends.png Republican 2010
67 Pam Peterson Ends.png Republican 2004
68 Glen Mulready Ends.png Republican 2010
69 Fred Jordan Ends.png Republican 2006
70 Ken Walker Ends.png Republican 2012
71 Katie Henke Ends.png Republican 2012
72 Seneca Scott Electiondot.png Democratic 2008
73 Kevin Matthews Electiondot.png Democratic 2012
74 David Derby Ends.png Republican 2006
75 Dan Kirby Ends.png Republican 2008
76 David Brumbaugh Ends.png Republican 2010
77 Eric Proctor Electiondot.png Democratic 2006
78 Jeannie McDaniel Electiondot.png Democratic 2004
79 Weldon Watson Ends.png Republican 2006
80 Mike Ritze Ends.png Republican 2008
81 Randy Grau Ends.png Republican 2010
82 Mike Turner Ends.png Republican 2012
83 Randy McDaniel Ends.png Republican 2006
84 Sally Kern Ends.png Republican 2004
85 David Dank Ends.png Republican 2006
86 William T. Fourkiller Electiondot.png Democratic 2010
87 Jason Nelson Ends.png Republican 2008
88 Kay Floyd Electiondot.png Democratic 2012
89 Rebecca Hamilton Electiondot.png Democratic 2002
90 Jon Echols Ends.png Republican 2012
91 Mike Reynolds Ends.png Republican 2002
92 Richard Morrissette Electiondot.png Democratic 2004
93 Mike Christian Ends.png Republican 2006
94 Scott Inman Electiondot.png Democratic 2006
95 Charlie Joyner Ends.png Republican 2006
96 Lewis Moore Ends.png Republican 2008
97 Mike Shelton Electiondot.png Democratic 2004
98 John Trebilcock Ends.png Republican 2002
99 Anastasia Pittman Electiondot.png Democratic 2006
100 Elise Hall Ends.png Republican 2010
101 Gary Banz Ends.png Republican 2004

Standing committees

The Oklahoma House has the following 22 standing committees:

History

Partisan balance 1992-2013

Who Runs the States Project
See also: Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States and Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States, Oklahoma
Partisan breakdown of the Oklahoma legislature from 1992-2013

From 1992-2013, the Democratic Party was the majority in the Oklahoma State House of Representatives for the first 13 years while the Republicans were the majority for the last nine years. Oklahoma was under Republican trifectas for the final three years of the study.

Across the country, there were 577 Democratic and 483 Republican State Houses of Representatives from 1992 to 2013.

Over the course of the 22-year study, state governments became increasingly more partisan. At the outset of the study period (1992), 18 of the 49 states with partisan legislatures had single-party trifectas and 31 states had divided governments. In 2013, only 13 states had divided governments, while single-party trifectas held sway in 36 states, the most in the 22 years studied.

The chart below shows the partisan composition of the Office of the Governor of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma State Senate and the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1992-2013. Partisan composition of Oklahoma state government(1992-2013).PNG

SQLI and partisanship

The chart below depicts the partisanship of the Oklahoma state government and the state's SQLI ranking for the years studied. For the SQLI, the states were ranked from 1-50, with 1 being the best and 50 the worst. During the years of the study, Oklahoma had both Democratic and Republican trifectas. Its Democratic trifectas occurred from 1992-1994 and from 2003-2004. Its Republican trifectas occurred from 2011-2013. Oklahoma's SQLI ranking was in the bottom-10 for many years of the study, finishing 44th in 1994 at its lowest. In more recent years of the study, however, the state's ranking improved, finishing 31st in 2011 at its highest. Oklahoma's worst ranking occurred during a Democratic trifecta, and its best occurred during a Republican trifecta.

  • SQLI average with Democratic trifecta: 41.80
  • SQLI average with Republican trifecta: 31.50
  • SQLI average with divided government: 40.64
Chart displaying the partisanship of Oklahoma government from 1992-2013 and the State Quality of Life Index (SQLI).

See also

External links

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