Eddie Fields

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Eddie Fields
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Senator, Oklahoma Senate
Assumed office
November 2, 2010
Preceded by Joe Sweeden
Oklahoma House of Representatives
In office
2008–2010
Preceded by Scott Bighorse
Succeeded by Sean Roberts
Personal details
Born (1967-01-21) January 21, 1967 (age 50)
Cozumel, California
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Christina Fields

Eddie Fields is a Republican politician from Oklahoma who is a member of the Oklahoma Senate. He used to be a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

Early life and career[edit]

Fields holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agri-Business from Oklahoma State University.[1] Prior to his political career, Fields worked as a cattle rancher and a businessman.

Political career[edit]

Fields began his legislative career by serving in the Oklahoma House of Representatives for two years, from 2008 to 2010. He ran for election to the position of Senator for Oklahoma's senate district 10 in 2010, representing Osage, Pawnee, Kay, Payne, and Tulsa counties, and won.[2] In the Senate he has focused on applying his agricultural experience towards law-making. While in office, he has voted in favor of repealing the state income tax and restricting abortions.[3] He serves as Chairman of the Senate Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, Vice-Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural Resources and Regulatory Services, and as a member of the Tourism and Wildlife, Energy, and Rules committees.[4] He is next up for reelection in 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Senator Eddie Fields - District 10". Archived from the original on 8 October 2012. Retrieved 5 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rep. Eddie Fields, Senate District 10". Archived from the original on 16 July 2012. Retrieved 5 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Senator Eddie Fields". Vote Smart. Retrieved 5 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Senator Eddie Fields Named Chair of Oklahoma Senate Ag Committee". Oklahoma Farm Report. Retrieved 5 April 2012.