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Rick Brinkley

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Rick Brinkley
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Oklahoma State Senate District 34
In office
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 4
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$147/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
ProfessionPresident/CEO, Better Business Bureau, Oklahoma
Office website
Rick Brinkley is a Republican member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 34. Brinkley joined the senate in 2010.

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.

Committee assignments


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:

Election History


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.[1]

Campaign donors


In 2010, Brinkley raised a total of $167,550 in campaign funds.[2] His top contributors were:

Donor Amount
Brinkley, Rick $114,000
Brinkley, Carolyn $5,000
Stevens, Rhonda $5,000
Chickasaw Nation $5,000
Brinkley, Don $5,000


Brinkley has a son, John, and a grandson, Cristian.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Randy Brogdon (R)
Oklahoma State Senate District 34
Succeeded by