Brian Bingman

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Brian Bingman
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Bingman speaking at the opening ceremonies for the new Crosstown Expressway in Oklahoma City
President Pro Tempore of the Oklahoma Senate
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 4, 2011
Preceded by Glenn Coffee
State Senator from Oklahoma's 12th State Senate district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2006
Preceded by Ted Fisher
Personal details
Born (1953-12-09) December 9, 1953 (age 61)
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Paula
Children Annie, Blake, Rebecca
Residence Sapulpa, Oklahoma
Religion Christian
Website Oklahoma Senate Biography

Brian Bingman (born December 9, 1953) is a Republican United States politician from the U.S. state of Oklahoma and is the President Pro Tempore of the Oklahoma Senate.

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.

Early life[edit]

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.

Political career[edit]

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.[1] He won his 2006 Senate election with 10,668 votes to opponent John Mark Young's 9,593 votes.[2]

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.[3]

Election results[edit]

November 7, 2006, Election results for Oklahoma State Senator for District 12
Candidates Party Votes %
  BRIAN BINGMAN Republican Party 10,668 52.65%
  JOHN MARK YOUNG Democratic Party 9,593 47.35%
Source: [1]
November 2, 2004, Election results for Oklahoma State Representative for District 30
Candidates Party Votes %
  BRIAN BINGMAN Republican Party 8,104 56.32%
  JOHN MARK YOUNG Democratic Party 6,284 43.68%
Source: [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoberock, Barbara. Bingman confident he has votes for post, Tulsa World, November 4, 2010 (accessed March 23, 2013)
  2. ^ 2006 Election Results, Oklahoma State Election Board (accessed March 23, 2013).
  3. ^ Associated Press, New Oklahoma lawmakers pick leaders for 2011-12, Tulsa World, January 4, 2011 (accessed March 23, 2013).
Political offices
Preceded by
Glenn Coffee
President pro tempore of the Oklahoma State Senate
2011-present
Incumbent