|Member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives|
from the 85th district
|Assumed office |
September 17, 2015
|Preceded by||David Dank|
|Born||May 24, 1985|
Monterey, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Central Oklahoma (BA) University of Nebraska–Lincoln (MS)|
Cyndi Munson (born May 24, 1985) is an American politician from Oklahoma. She is a Democratic member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing the 85th district since 2015. She won a special election to replace David Dank with over 54% of the vote.
Early life and education
Munson was born in Monterey, California and raised in Lawton, Oklahoma. Munson's father was a member of the military. Munson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Central Oklahoma and Master of Science in leadership education from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. As an undergraduate, Munson participated in a program in non-profit and voluntary services at Georgetown University.
Prior to entering politics, Munson has worked as a non-profit executive. Munson was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2015, the first Asian-American to serve in the Oklahoma Legislature. In 2019, Munson was selected to serve on the Oversight Committee for the Legislative Office for Fiscal Transparency.
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