Roger Ballenger

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Roger Ballenger
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Oklahoma State Senate District 8
Incumbent
In office
2006-Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Assistant Minority Floor Leader, Oklahoma State Senate
2010-present
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$147/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1969-1973
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 25, 1950
ProfessionElectrical Contractor
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Roger Ballenger (b. September 25, 1950) is a Democratic member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 8. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. Ballenger currently serves as State Senate Minority Whip.

Biography

Ballenger attended Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology of Okmulgee. His professional experience includes working as an electrical contractor, and owning and operating a small beefmaster cattle operation.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
General Government, Vice-chair
Pension
Public Safety
Veterans and Military Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2010

Ballenger won re-election to the Oklahoma State Senate against Janica Edmonds (R).[1] Neither candidate was opposed in the primary election on July 27, 2010.[2]

Oklahoma State Senate, District 8
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Roger Ballenger (D) 10,564
Janica Edmonds (R) 9,064

2006

Ballenger raised $28,857 [3] for this campaign, in which he ran unopposed.[4]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Roger Ballenger is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Roger Ballenger raised a total of $175,546 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 25, 2013.[5]

Roger Ballenger's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma State Senate, District 8 Not up for election $35,253
2010 Oklahoma State Senate, District 8 Won $91,486
2008 Oklahoma State Senate, District 8 Not up for election $19,950
2006 Oklahoma State Senate, District 8 Won $28,857
Grand Total Raised $175,546

2012

Roger Ballenger was not up for election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Roger Ballenger raised a total of $35,253.
Oklahoma State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Roger Ballenger's campaign in 2012
Parker Jr, Joseph$2,000
Lewis, Gene$1,500
Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma$1,500
Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives$1,250
Oklahoma Association of Nurse Anesthetists$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$35,253
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Roger Ballenger won re-election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Roger Ballenger raised a total of $91,486.

2008

Roger Ballenger was not up for election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Roger Ballenger raised a total of $19,950.

2006

Roger Ballenger won election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Roger Ballenger raised a total of $28,857.

Personal

Ballenger is married to his wife Cimone. He has 1 daughter, Kimberly, 1 son, Clay, and 1 step daughter, Lindsay. Ballenger has a total of 4 grandchildren. Ballenger currently resides in Okmulgee, Oklahoma.

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