Senator Mark Allen was elected to the Oklahoma State Senate in
November 2010. He has served on the Agriculture and Rural Development,
Energy, Insurance and Judiciary Committees, along with the
Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government and Transportation;
and as Vice Chairman of the Transportation, and Veterans and Military
Affairs Committees. He represents Oklahoma Senate District 4 which is
comprised of Sequoyah County and the northern half of LeFlore County.
Mark and his wife Nikki Allen are the owners of Allen Rathole,
Inc., a family-owned business specializing in oil field service. Mark
and Nikki have been married 18 years. They are members of the Victory
Worship Center in Spiro, Oklahoma.
Mark was born and raised in
Enid, Oklahoma and moved to Wilburton in 1962. In 1963, Mark’s father
started Allen Rathole. Mark worked side by side with his father in the
business until he and a partner bought the business from Mark’s father
in 1989. Mark and Nikki continue to own and operate Allen Rathole
today which employs 16 people.
Mark Allen is a graduate of
Wilburton High School and served in the U.S. Navy Seabees as a heavy
equipment operator from 1968-1970. Except for the time spent serving
his country, Mark has always lived in southeastern Oklahoma. He knows
rural values and wants to ensure that we preserve our close-knit
communities and agricultural heritage. Mark is a firm believer in God
and country and the Constitution our United States was built on, and
praises the men and women who defend it.
Senator Allen puts his
business experience to work for our state. “The quality of higher
education offered at our colleges and technology centers today means
we have one of the best prepared workforces in the area,” Allen said.
“I will continue to work hard to maintain our high quality of
A staunch conservative, Mark Allen
is also concerned about safeguarding traditional values, keeping our
families and communities strong and ensuring that our natural
resources benefit Oklahomans and create jobs in this state. A Lifetime
NRA Member, Mark Allen stands strong for Second Amendment rights.
Other affiliations include Pajaro Gun Club Board of Directors,
National Sporting Clays Association, Ducks Unlimited Sponsor, Life
Member American Quarter Horse Association, Spiro Chamber of Commerce,
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Better Business Bureau, National Federation
of Independent Business and Oklahoma Independent Petroleum
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 415
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Executive Assistant: Grace
3001 Main St.
Arkoma, OK 74901
District Information: District #4
Zip codes Represented
- 74435, 74563, 74901, 74902,
74930, 74931, 74932, 74936, 74940, 74941, 74944, 74945,
74946, 74948, 74951, 74953, 74954, 74955, 74956, 74959,
74962, and 74966