Steve Kouplen

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Steve Kouplen
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 24
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$147/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Education
Bachelor'sOklahoma State University
Master'sOklahoma State University
Personal
Place of birthBeggs, Oklahoma
ProfessionFarmer/Rancher
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Steve Kouplen is a Democratic member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He has represented the 24th District since 2008.

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.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Calendar
Energy and Aerospace
Insurance
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[1][2]

2010

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.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kouplen won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Because he ran unopposed, the number of votes was not published.[3] $67,695 was raised for this campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Kouplen was up for re-election, he collected $24,675 in donations.[5]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Oklahoma House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steve Kouplen's campaign in 2010
Cherokee Nation$5,000
Chickasaw Nation$4,500
Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma$2,000
Oklahoma Farm Bureau$1,000
Oklahoma Association Of Electric Cooperatives$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $24,675

2008

In 2008, Kouplen collected $67,695 in donations.[6]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
GOFORTH, DEAN $5,000
MUSCOGEE CREEK NATION $5,000
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY $5,000
OKLAHOMA FARM BUREAU $5,000
OKLAHOMA INDEPENDENT PETROLEUM ASSOCIATION $2,000
BULLING, SCOTT $1,500

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