Born in Idabel, Eddy Dempsey’s family has long been a part of the fabric of this area. Eddy’s grandfather built the first grocery store in Garvin where Eddy worked while growing up. He is a graduate of Valliant High School and Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
Eddy Dempsey’s commitment to southeastern Oklahoma runs deep, and he will protect our values, schools and water. He also understands the economic benefit brought to our region by tribes. Eddy will fight against the big Oklahoma City politicians who seek to rob us of our resources. Eddy and Diane Dempsey have been married for 24 years. Their sons, Tra and Brawley, attended area public schools, and Eddy served on the Valliant School Board for five years. Eddy was an active parent, including supporting area athletics, 4H and FFA. Eddy Dempsey loves America, and he supports Donald Trump’s belief in putting our country first.
Eddy will use his office to always support the U.S. and our Constitution. He will be a part of the #MAGA team to Make America Great Again, and will bring the same commitment to keep southeastern Oklahoma strong and vital. Eddy served as Congressman Markwayne Mullin’s Southeast Oklahoma Field Representative, where he worked tirelessly for the unique needs in this corner of our state. From cleaning up after the 2015 floods and storms, to addressing rural water quality issues, Eddy was always looking out for us. Eddy is an avid hunter, a member of the NRA, Ducks Unlimited, National Wild Turkey Federation and Quail Forever. We can count on him to safeguard our Second Amendment rights. Eddy will stand for religious freedom and the sanctity of life.