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:
Fields holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agri-Business from Oklahoma State University. Prior to his political career, Fields worked as a cattle rancher and a businessman.
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. 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. 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. He is next up for reelection in 2014.