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| March 5, 1964 (age 51)
Cheyenne, Oklahoma (1964-03-05) |Mike Schulz Wikipedia
Mike Schulz (born March 5, 1964) is a Republican United States politician from the U.S. state of Oklahoma and is the President pro tempore of the Oklahoma Senate. He was previously the Majority Floor Leader of the Oklahoma Senate.
A farmer from Southwestern Oklahoma, Schulz was first elected to office in 2006. He will be term limited in 2018.
Mike Schulz attended Oklahoma State University and received a bachelor's degree in Agriculture. He has worked with several agricultural organizations in Oklahoma, including the Young Farmer and Rancher Committee and the Oklahoma Farm Bureau.
Mike Schulz first entered Oklahoma politics in May 2006, when he won a Senate seat in a special election. He is currently serving as the President pro tempore in the Oklahoma Senate. He was previously the Majority Floor Leader in the Oklahoma Senate. In his position, he serves as an ex-officio member of all Senate committees. In the Senate, he has voted to repeal the state's income tax, restrict abortions, and prohibit federal health care mandates.
Schulz authored legislation meant to protect Oklahoma agriculture by having the Oklahoma agriculture department regulate livestock as he explained in a 2009 guest column to The Oklahoman.