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Oklahoma House District 26

The state of Oklahoma has 101 state House districts. Each district elects one representative. All 101 seats are up for election in 2020, with a primary to be held on June 30, a runoff (if necessary) on August 25 and the general election on November 3.The Oklahoma House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the Oklahoma State Legislature. Together with the Oklahoma State Senate, they form a legislative branch of the Oklahoma state government and work directly with the governor of Oklahoma to create laws and establish a state budget. The Oklahoma House of Representatives authority includes legislation on public policy matters, setting levels for state spending, raising and lowering taxes, and voting to uphold or override gubernatorial vetoes. Oklahoma state representatives serve two-year terms and are limited to a total of 12 years of cumulative service in the House and Senate. They are scheduled to receive a pay increase in November 2020, from $35,021 to $47,500 annually. When the legislature is in session, they also receive a $156 daily "per diem" allowance. Members of the House of Representatives must be twenty-one years of age at the time of their election. They must be qualified electors in their respective counties or districts and must live in those counties or districts during their term of office.

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    Bryce Barfield
    (Dem)

  • Dell Kerbs
    (Rep)

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Campaign Address PO Box 3762
Shawnee, OK 74802
Education SCCC - Computer Science Degree - 1984-1984, 1985-1986 Draughon Business College - Travel and Tourism Degree - 1986-1987 - Associate Degree TCJC - Hurst, TX Media Communications Degree - 1989-1990, 1992 Sewanee College of the South - Theology degree - 2012 MACU - Business and Ethics Degree - 2016
Professional Experience Business Management Project Management 42 years in private sector business
Campaign Phone (405) 443-8880
Twitter @brycebarfield
Volunteer Service OKDOC - Volunteer - 2011 - 2017 OKMRC - Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps. 2011- Present. Oklahoma First Responder - CDC Warehouse trained. Help Save Humans - 501c3 org President - Local, National and Global outreach
I am a father of three children in three different public schools in Shawnee, pre-K, 1st grade and 7th grade. I know the vital importance of funding needs for our schools, teachers, and children. I want my kids to know that I am doing all I can to make the world better for their generation, by leading, with oversight, the welfare of our district.

I’m a local business man and know how important it is for our economy and local community employment needs to make sure all opportunities are investigated to bring in new trade partners. My 42 years in private sector business help me understand these needs.

My concern for our community needs such as: · Funding/Oversight for Public Education Budget · Renewable Energy · Interstate and Aviation Commerce · Social Issue Reform: Homelessness, Mental Health, PTSD, Substance Abuse · Prison Reform · Farm and Rural Community Internet Infrastructure These are interests that prompted me to run for office.
Balance and Improve State budget expenses.

Increase Teacher pay and Education Funding to equal top 25% of US States Education spending.

Expand local district economy by supporting existing local business and encouraging new Economic growth and bringing in new industries and new businesses.

My business background includes: · Senior Level Business Management Multi-Million Dollar Project Budget Estimation and Management · Project Management · Property Development · Community and Global Outreach. Founder of a 501c3 private foundation performing local, national and global outreach.
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