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}}{{tnr}}'''Tom Ivester''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Oklahoma State Senate]], representing District 26. He was first elected to the Senate in 2006. He currently serves as [[State Senate Minority Caucus Leader|State Senate Minority Caucus Chairman]].  He previously served as an [[State Senate Assistant Minority Floor Leader|Assistant Minority Floor Leader]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Tom Ivester''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Oklahoma State Senate]], representing District 26. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. He currently serves as [[State Senate Minority Caucus Leader|State Senate Minority Caucus Chairman]].  He previously served as an [[State Senate Assistant Minority Floor Leader|Assistant Minority Floor Leader]].  
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Ivester earned a B.S. and a B.A. from Texas Christian University and a J.D. from the University of Oklahoma. In his professional life, Ivester works as an attorney.
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Ivester earned a B.S. and a B.A. from Texas Christian University and a J.D. from the University of Oklahoma. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==

Revision as of 12:52, 8 July 2013

Tom Ivester
Tom Ivester.jpg
Oklahoma State Senate District 26
Incumbent
In office
2006-Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
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
Education
Bachelor'sTexas Christian University
J.D.University of Oklahoma
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Tom Ivester is a Democratic member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 26. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. He currently serves as State Senate Minority Caucus Chairman. He previously served as an Assistant Minority Floor Leader.

Biography

Ivester earned a B.S. and a B.A. from Texas Christian University and a J.D. from the University of Oklahoma. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Energy
Judiciary
Pension
Veterans and Military Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Election History

2010

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2010

Ivester ran unopposed for re-election to the Oklahoma State Senate.[1] The election took place on November 2, 2010. Vote totals were not reported.

2006

On November 7, 2006, Ivester was elected to Oklahoma Senate District 26.[2]

Ivester raised $463,125 for his campaign.[3]

Oklahoma Senate District 26
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png TOM IVESTER (D) 9,386
TODD RUSS (R) 9,111

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Ivester received $335,314 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[4]

Oklahoma State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tom Ivester's campaign in 2010
Ivester, Thomas$90,000
Whitten, Reggie N$5,000
Ivester, Sharon$5,000
Working Oklahomans Alliance$5,000
Switzer, Laure$5,000
Total Raised in 2010 $335,314

2008

Below are Ivester's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:

Contributor 2008 total
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma $2,500
Rod Carver (Finance, Insurance & Real Estate) $2,500
Oklahoma Bankers Association $2,000
Oklahoma Society of Anesthesiologists $1,500
Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives $1,500

Personal

Ivester is married to DeAun and has two children: Joseph and Jackson. They currently reside in Sayre, Oklahoma.

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