|President pro tempore of the Oklahoma Senate|
January 4, 2011
|Preceded by||Glenn Coffee|
|Member of the Oklahoma Senate
from the 12th district
|Preceded by||Ted Fisher|
December 9, 1953 |
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Oklahoma|
He currently works for Uplands Resources Inc. in Tulsa as Vice-President of Land and Operations and is the current President of the Energy Council, an international coalition of states and Canadian province leaders in energy policy.
Bingman is a member of the Creek Nation and the Sapulpa Chamber of Commerce.
Bingman received a BBA in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Oklahoma in 1976. Bingman continues active participation in the American Association of Petroleum Landmen, Tulsa Association of Petroleum Landmen and the Oklahoma Independent Producers Association. He is an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Sapulpa.
Bingman served as Mayor of Sapulpa from 1992 to 2004.
Bingman was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2004 and the Oklahoma Senate in 2006. He won his 2006 Senate election with 10,668 votes to opponent John Mark Young's 9,593 votes.
Bingman was appointed the Co-Chairman of the Energy Committee in 2006 and was re-appointed as the sole Chairman of the committee upon the Republican majority election in 2008.
Bingman became President Pro Tempore of the Senate on January 4, 2011.
|BRIAN BINGMAN||Republican Party||10,668||52.65%|
|JOHN MARK YOUNG||Democratic Party||9,593||47.35%|
|BRIAN BINGMAN||Republican Party||8,104||56.32%|
|JOHN MARK YOUNG||Democratic Party||6,284||43.68%|
- Hoberock, Barbara. Bingman confident he has votes for post, Tulsa World, November 4, 2010 (accessed March 23, 2013)
- 2006 Election Results, Oklahoma State Election Board (accessed March 23, 2013).
- Associated Press, New Oklahoma lawmakers pick leaders for 2011-12, Tulsa World, January 4, 2011 (accessed March 23, 2013).
|President pro tempore of the Oklahoma Senate