Shane Jett

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Shane Jett
Oklahoma State Representative
In office
2004–2010
Preceded by Dale Smith
Succeeded by Josh Cockroft
Constituency 27th House District
Personal details
Born (1974-12-05) 5 December 1974 (age 42)
Shawnee, Oklahoma
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Ana Jett
Children Raquel & Esther
Residence Tecumseh, Oklahoma
Alma mater Oklahoma Baptist University
Profession Businessman, Educator, Legislator & Navy Officer
Religion Christian
Website www.JettForCongress.com
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Shane Jett (born December 5, 1974) is a United States politician from the U.S. state of Oklahoma and was a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 2004 to 2010.

Background[edit]

Born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, Jett graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University with his B.B.A. with a major in international business and a minor in Spanish. Fluent in three languages, Jett spent two years in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, working for Global Options International.

Jett first ran for a seat in the Oklahoma House of Representatives on November 5, 2002 but was defeated by incumbent Dale Smith. In 2004, Smith was term-limited and the seat was open. Jett defeated Kevin Roland in the general election on November 2, 2004 and was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives the first republican to hold that House seat in State history. In April 2008, Jett was professionally recommended as an Officer to the United States Navy Reserve. On March 12, 2010, Jett announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the 5th Congressional District of Oklahoma.

Jett and his wife Ana Carolina Gomes have two daughters, Raquel and Esther.

House committees[edit]

2005-2010

  • Chairman of the Joint Committee on International Trade
  • Co-Chairman of the Joint Committee on International Development

2005-06

  • Appropriation & Budget Subcommittee on General Government & Transportation, Vice Chair
  • Energy & Utility Regulation Committee
  • Transportation Committee
  • Tourism & Recreation Committee

2007-08

  • Rules Committee, Chair
  • Appropriations & Budget Committee
  • Telecommunications & Utility Regulation
  • GCCA
  • International, Federal & Tribal Relations

2009-10

  • International Relations & Tourism Committee, Chair
  • Energy & Utility Regulations Committee
  • Appropriation & Budget Subcommittee on General Government & Transportation

Organizations[edit]

Legislative
Others

Election results[edit]

November 5, 2002, Election results for Oklahoma State Representative for District 27
Candidates Party Votes %
DALE SMITH Democratic Party 4,943 '48.65%
SHANE JETT Republican Party 4,825 47.49%
Source: [1]
November 2, 2004, Election results for Oklahoma State Representative for District 27
Candidates Party Votes %
SHANE JETT Republican Party 7,046 '54.54%
KEVIN ROLAND Democratic Party 5,480 42.42%
Source: [2]
November 7, 2006, Election results for Oklahoma State Representative for District 27
Candidates Party Votes %
SHANE JETT Republican Party 5,347 '60.50%
KEN ETCHIESON Democratic Party 3,491 39.50%
Source: [3]

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