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Revision as of 11:12, 28 March 2013

William T. Fourkiller
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 86
Incumbent
In office
November 17, 2010 - Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
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
Education
Bachelor'sNortheastern State University, Oklahoma University Health Science Center
Personal
Place of birthTahlequah, Oklahoma
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
William T. Fourkiller is a Democratic member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 86. Fourkiller joined the house in 2010.

He spent 12 years teaching elementary school students in Adair County before studying to become a registered nurse. He worked at W.W. Hastings Hospital until running for legislative office.

He earned a B.S. from Northeastern State University and a second B.S. from Oklahoma University Health Science Center Tulsa.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Administrative Rules, Government Oversight and Repealer

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Fourkiller ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 86. Fourkiller ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 26 and defeated Russell Don Turner in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 86, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam T. Fourkiller Incumbent 68.8% 7,366
     Republican Russell Don Turner 31.2% 3,346
Total Votes 10,712

2010

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010

Fourkiller was initially defeated in the Democratic primary, falling to incumbent John Auffet (D). However, in the subsequent August 24 primary runoff election, Fourkiller defeated Auffet by a margin of 2,214-1,998. Fourkiller was unopposed in the November 2 general election. Vote totals were not reported for unopposed candidates.[3]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Fourkiller raised a total of $25,448 in campaign funds.[4] His top contributors were:

Donor Amount
Fourkiller, William $12,743
Cherokee Nation $5,000
Chickasaw Nation $1,000
United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma $800

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Personal

Fourkiller and his wife Kerrie have one son, Toss.

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Auffet (D)
Oklahoma House of Representatives - District 86
2010–present
Succeeded by
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