Tom Newell

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Tom Newell
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 28
Incumbent
In office
November 17, 2010 - Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$147/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Tom Newell (b. December 4, 1968) is a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 28. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Newell earned his B.A. in Bible and Pastoral Ministry from Mid-America Christian University and his M.B.A. from Liberty University. His professional experience includes working as a pastor, and teaching business and economics classes at Seminole State College.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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
Judiciary
Long-Term Care and Senior Services

2011-2012

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

Election history

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[1][2]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 28, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Newell Incumbent 62.8% 7,097
     Democratic Marilyn Rainwater 37.2% 4,202
Total Votes 11,299

2010

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010

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
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Newell (R) 5,339
Ed Smith (D) 3,425

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Tom Newell is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Tom Newell raised a total of $216,779 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 22, 2013.[3]

Tom Newell's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 28 Won $112,445
2010 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 28 Won $104,334
Grand Total Raised $216,779

2012

Tom Newell won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Tom Newell raised a total of $112,445.
Oklahoma House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tom Newell's campaign in 2012
Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma$5,250
Oklahoma Public Employees Association$5,000
Roi PAC$5,000
Chickasaw Nation$5,000
Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association$4,500
Total Raised in 2012$112,445
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Tom Newell won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Tom Newell raised a total of $104,334.

Personal

Newell and his wife Holly have three sons, Ethan, Andrew, and Levi.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ryan Kiesel (D)
Oklahoma House of Representatives - District 28
2010–present
Succeeded by
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