|Oklahoma House of Representatives District 24|
|2008 - Present|
|November 18, 2014|
|Years in position||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 4, 2008|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||12 years total in state legislative chambers|
|Bachelor's||Oklahoma State University|
|Master's||Oklahoma State University|
|Place of birth||Beggs, Oklahoma|
Kouplen is a farmer and rancher, and received both his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Agricultural Education from Oklahoma State University. He is a widower with two children, Sean and Shanna.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kouplen served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Energy and Aerospace|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kouplen served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture, Wildlife, and Environment|
|• Energy & Utility Regulation|
|• Higher Education & Career Tech, Vice-chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kouplen served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Agriculture & Rural Development|
|• Energy & Utility Regulation|
Kouplen ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 24. He ran unopposed in the June 26 Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Kouplen won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. He was also unopposed in the general election on November 2, 2010. Vote totals were not reported for unopposed candidates.
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, a year in which Kouplen was up for re-election, he collected $24,675 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Oklahoma House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Steve Kouplen's campaign in 2010|
|Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma||$2,000|
|Oklahoma Farm Bureau||$1,000|
|Oklahoma Association Of Electric Cooperatives||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$24,675|
In 2008, Kouplen collected $67,695 in donations.
These were the largest contributors in 2008.
|MUSCOGEE CREEK NATION||$5,000|
|OKLAHOMA FARM BUREAU||$5,000|
|OKLAHOMA INDEPENDENT PETROLEUM ASSOCIATION||$2,000|
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- Representative Kouplen's campaign
- House website
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for State Elective Office 2012," April 13, 2012
- Oklahoma State Election Board - Unofficial 2012 primary results
- Oklahoma House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- "2008 campaign contributions"
- 2010 campaign contributions
- 2008 contributions
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