|Oklahoma House of Representatives District 28|
|November 17, 2010 - Present|
|November 18, 2014|
|Years in position||5|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||12 years total in state legislative chambers|
Newell earned his B.A. in Bible and Pastoral Ministry from Mid-America Christian University and his M.B.A. from Liberty University. In his professional life, he worked as a pastor in several states before returning to Oklahoma. He also taught business and economics classes at Seminole State College.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Newell served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture and Wildlife|
|• Appropriations and Budget, Vice-chair|
|• Long-Term Care and Senior Services|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Newell served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture, Wildlife, and Environment|
|• Higher Education & Career Tech|
|• Long-Term Care & Senior Services|
Newell ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 28. He ran unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and defeated Marilyn Rainwater Approved in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 28, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Tom Newell Incumbent||62.8%||7,097|
Newell defeated Bryan D. Cain in the Republican primary on July 27 by a margin of 1,114-717. He defeated Ed Smith (D) in the general election.
|Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 28|
|Tom Newell (R)||5,339|
|Ed Smith (D)||3,425|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Newell raised a total of $104,334 in campaign funds. His top contributors were:
|Oklahomans for a Healthy Future||$5,000|
Newell and his wife Holly have three sons, Ethan, Andrew, and Levi.
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- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
Ryan Kiesel (D)
|Oklahoma House of Representatives - District 28
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