Don Armes

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Don Armes
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Oklahoma State Representative
In office
2002 – Present
Preceded by Lloyd Benson
Constituency 63rd House District
Personal details
Born Donald Lee Armes
(1961-07-31) 31 July 1961 (age 56)
Midwest City, Oklahoma
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Dede Armes
Children Katy, Kelsey
Residence Faxon, Oklahoma
Alma mater Cameron University
Profession farmer, auctioneer

Don Armes (born July 31, 1961) is a United States Republican politician from U.S. state of Oklahoma. Armes currently serves in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing state House District 63. He was first elected to the seat in 2002.

Early life and career[edit]

Armes was born in Midwest City, Oklahoma to Donald C. Armes and Elaine O. (Oliver) Bennett. He attended Cameron University, where he studied agricultural education and animal science. Armes worked as a broadcaster for KSWO-TV from 1999 to 2002, as an agriculture educator in Lawton and continues to work as a farmer and auctioneer today.[1]

Political career[edit]

Armes has represented his district as a conservative lawmaker with a focus on issues that affect rural Oklahomans, and received a rating of 100% from the Oklahoma Farm Bureau.[2] He has consistently supported legislation which would restrict abortion access.[3] Armes has consistently voted against embryonic stem cell research, for tax relief and government modernization.

Personal life[edit]

Armes currently lives in Faxon, Oklahoma with his wife, Dede. They have two children, Katy and Kelsey Armes.[4]


  • National Rifle Association
  • Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association
  • Tillman County Ducks Unlimited


House District 63 encompasses Tillman County and the western half of Comanche County. Most of the district is rural.


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