Mike Jackson (Oklahoma politician)
|Speaker Pro Tempore of the Oklahoma House of Representatives|
|Preceded by||Jeff W. Hickman|
|Member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives|
|Preceded by||Mike O'Neal|
Early life and career
Jackson was born in Kiowa, Kansas. He married Carlyn “Cara” Jackson on December 10, 2001. They have two children. He graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2000 and worked as a public information officer for the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture.
Jackson also worked as a field representative for U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe.
Jackson was first elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2004.
Jackson was recognized as the Oklahoma Public Employees Association’s Legislator of the Year for his efforts on behalf of state employees during the 2011 legislative session.
Jackson was elected by the House Republican Caucus to serve as Speaker Pro Tempore on in November 2012.
- 2014 Candidate filings, Oklahoma State Election Board accessed April 11, 2014.
- Rep. Mike Jackson honored as legislator of the year, Oklahoma Public Employees Association (accessed April 1, 2013).
- Neal, James. Rep. Mike Jackson to serve as Speaker Pro Tempore, Enid News & Eagle, November 8, 2012. (accessed April 1, 2013)