Tommy C. Hardin
|Tommy C. Hardin|
|Oklahoma House of Representatives District 49|
|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|
He served six years in the Marine Corps Reserves. He spent the majority of his professional career as an air traffic controller. Currently, he raises cattle, goats, and hay.
Hardin completed a Master Cattleman's Course.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hardin served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Public Safety|
|• States' Rights|
|• Veterans and Military Affairs, Vice-chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hardin served on the following committees:
|Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture, Wildlife, and Environment|
|• Public Safety|
Hardin ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 49. He defeated Samuel Q. Dishmon in the June 26 Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Oklahoma House of Representatives District 49 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Tommy C Hardin Incumbent||89.1%||758|
|Samuel Q. Dishmon||10.9%||93|
Hardin ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 27 after his opponent Jim Fischer withdrew. Nevertheless, Fischer garnered votes, still losing by a margin of 313-711. Hardin defeated incumbent Samson Buck (D) in the general election. Although Buck lost by less than 40 votes, he declined a recount.
|Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 49|
|Tommy C. Hardin (R)||5,237|
|Samson Buck (D)||5,201|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Hardin raised a total of $17,800 in campaign funds. His top contributors were:
|Carter County Republican Party||$4,750|
|Goodwin, Brent & Stacia||$1,000|
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Hardin and his wife Carol have two sons.
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for State Elective Office 2012," April 13, 2012
- Oklahoma State Election Board - Unofficial 2012 primary results
- Oklahoma State Board of Elections, "Official 2012 Primary Results," June 26, 2012
- Oklahoma State Election Board, Unofficial Results
- The Ardmoreite, "Buck opts out of recount," Nov 07, 2010
- 2010 Campaign Contributions
- State Chamber of Oklahoma: "Meet Your New Legislators"
Samson Buck (D)
|Oklahoma House of Representatives - District 49
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