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}}{{tnr}}'''William 'Will' T. Fourkiller''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]], representing [[Oklahoma House of Representatives District 86|District 86]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Fourkiller earned a B.S. in Education from Northeastern State University and a second B.S. from Oklahoma University, Tulsa in Nursing. His professional experience includes teaching elementary school students in Adair County for 12 years, and working at W.W. Hastings Hospital until running for legislative office.
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Fourkiller earned his B.S. in Education from Northeastern State University and another B.S. in Nursing from Oklahoma University, Tulsa. His professional experience includes teaching elementary school students in Adair County for 12 years, and working at W.W. Hastings Hospital until running for legislative office.<ref name=bio>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/125219/william-fourkiller#.U5DSHS8WfTo ''Project Vote Smart'', "Biography of Rep. William T. Fourkiller," accessed June 4, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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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.<ref>[http://tahlequahdailypress.com/local/x862969265/Area-legislators-look-toward-2011-session ''Tahlequan Daily Press,'' "Area legislators look toward 2011 session," November 24, 2010]</ref>
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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.<ref>[http://tahlequahdailypress.com/local/x862969265/Area-legislators-look-toward-2011-session ''Tahlequan Daily Press,'' "Area legislators look toward 2011 session," November 24, 2010]</ref><ref>[http://www.ok.gov/elections/documents/listbk10.pdf ''Oklahoma State Election Board'', "Oklahoma Candidates for State Elective Office 2010," accessed May 25, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.ok.gov/elections/support/10pri.html ''Oklahoma State Election Board'', "Summary Results Primary Election — July 27, 2010," accessed May 25, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.ok.gov/elections/support/10run.html ''Oklahoma State Election Board'', "Summary Results Runoff Primary Election — August 24, 2010," accessed May 25, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.ok.gov/elections/support/10gen.html ''Oklahoma State Election Board'', "Summary Results General Election — November 2, 2010," accessed May 25, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Scorecards==
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Fourkiller and his wife Kerrie have one son, Toss.
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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$153/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 'Will' T. Fourkiller is a Democratic member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 86. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Fourkiller earned his B.S. in Education from Northeastern State University and another B.S. in Nursing from Oklahoma University, Tulsa. His professional experience includes teaching elementary school students in Adair County for 12 years, and working at W.W. Hastings Hospital until running for legislative office.[1]

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
Long-Term Care and Senior Services

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oklahoma House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 24, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 11, 2014. Incumbent William T. Fourkiller was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Tonya Teaney was unopposed in the Republican primary. Fourkiller defeated Teaney in the general election.[2][3][4]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 86 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Fourkiller Incumbent 70.3% 4,876
     Republican Tonya Teaney 29.7% 2,063
Total Votes 6,939

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 that took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7][8]

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.[9][10][11][12][13]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for William Fourkiller is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, William Fourkiller raised a total of $87,465 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 24, 2013.[14]

William Fourkiller's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 86 Won $62,017
2010 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 86 Won $25,448
Grand Total Raised $87,465

2012

William Fourkiller won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, William Fourkiller raised a total of $62,017.
Oklahoma House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to William T. Fourkiller's campaign in 2012
Chickasaw Nation$6,000
Cherokee Nation$5,000
Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma$4,500
Oklahoma State AFL-CIO$2,500
Oklahoma City Fire Fighters$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$62,017
Source:Follow the Money

2010

William Fourkiller won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, William Fourkiller raised a total of $25,448.

Scorecards

See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in Oklahoma

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2013-2014

In 2013, the 54th Oklahoma State Legislature, first session, was in session from February 4 to May 24. In 2014, the Oklahoma State Legislature, second session, was in session from February 3 to May 23.

  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills dealing with business, industry, job creation and economic growth issues deemed important by the private sector.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills dealing with the environment.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills dealing with the growth and development of the Oklahoma City region.

2011-2012

In 2011, the 53rd Oklahoma State Legislature, first session, was in session from February 7 to May 27. In 2012, the 53rd Oklahoma State Legislature, second session, was in session from February 6 to May 25.

  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills dealing with business, industry, job creation and economic growth issues deemed important by the private sector.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills dealing with the environment.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills dealing with the growth and development of the Oklahoma City region.

Personal

Fourkiller and his wife, Kerrie, have one son, Toss.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Project Vote Smart, "Biography of Rep. William T. Fourkiller," accessed June 4, 2014
  2. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for State Elective Officials 2014," accessed April 15, 2014
  3. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Official Results Statewide Primary Election — June 24, 2014," accessed July 10, 2014
  4. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Official General Election Results, Federal, State, Legislative and Judicial Races — November 4, 2014," accessed November 5, 2014
  5. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Candidates for State Elective Office 2012," April 13, 2012
  6. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Official Primary Election Results— June 26, 2012," July 6, 2012
  7. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Runoff Primary Election Results— August 28, 2012," accessed May 25, 2014
  8. Oklahoma State Election Board, "General Election Results— November 6, 2012," accessed May 25, 2014
  9. Tahlequan Daily Press, "Area legislators look toward 2011 session," November 24, 2010
  10. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Oklahoma Candidates for State Elective Office 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  11. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Summary Results Primary Election — July 27, 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  12. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Summary Results Runoff Primary Election — August 24, 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  13. Oklahoma State Election Board, "Summary Results General Election — November 2, 2010," accessed May 25, 2014
  14. followthemoney.org, "Fourkiller, Will," accessed July 24, 2013
Political offices
Preceded by
John Auffet (D)
Oklahoma House of Representatives - District 86
2010–present
Succeeded by
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