|Oklahoma State Senate District 34|
|November 18, 2014|
|Years in position||5|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||12 years total in state legislative chambers|
|Profession||President/CEO, Better Business Bureau, Oklahoma|
He currently serves as a Majority Whip.
Brinkley graduated from Langston University and later from Oral Roberts University’s School of Theology and Missions.
In his professional career, he has been a television producer, an investigative producer, a writer, and an on-air personality. He has spent over 10 years as the pastor of The Community Church in Collinsville. In 1999, he became the President/CEO of the Better Business Bureau for Eastern Oklahoma.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Brinkley served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Finance, Vice-chair|
|• Pension, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brinkley served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Business and Labor|
|• Health and Human Services|
- See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2010
Brinkley defeated Tim Coager in the Republican primary on July 27 by a margin of 4,727-2,502. He ran unopposed in the general election. Vote totals were not reported.
In 2010, Brinkley raised a total of $167,550 in campaign funds. His top contributors were:
Brinkley has a son, John, and a grandson, Cristian.
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- Senate website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
Randy Brogdon (R)
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