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Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.)

Political Highlights: Okla. House, 1967-69; Okla. Senate, 1969-77; Republican nominee for governor, 1974; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1976; mayor of Tulsa, 1978-84; defeated for re-election as mayor of Tulsa, 1984; U.S. House of Representatives, 1987-94; U.S. Senate, 1994-present
Born: Nov. 17, 1934; Des Moines, Iowa
Residence: Tulsa
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Wife, Kay Inhofe; four children (one deceased)
Education: U. of Tulsa, B.A. 1973
Military Service: Army, 1957-58
Start of Service: Elected: 1994 (4th full term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Airland; Readiness & Management Support; Strategic Forces); Environment & Public Works (Fisheries, Wildlife & Water)

Election History
2014generalJames Inhofe (R) 558,16668.0
Matt Silverstein (D) 234,30728.5
Joan Farr (I) 10,5541.3
Ray Woods (I) 9,9131.2
Aaron DeLozier (I) 7,7931.0
2008generalJames Inhofe (R) 763,37556.7
Andrew Rice (D) 527,73639.2
Stephen Wallace (I) 55,7084.1
2002generalJames Inhofe (R) 583,57957.3
David Walters (D) 369,78936.3
James Germalic (I) 65,0566.4
1996generalJames Inhofe (R) 670,61056.7
Jim Boren (D) 474,16240.1
Bill Maguire (I) 15,0921.3
Agnes Regier (LIBERT) 14,5951.2
Chris Nedbalek (I) 8,6910.7
1994specialJames Inhofe (R) 542,39055.2
Dave McCurdy (D) 392,48840.0
Danny Corn (I) 47,5524.8
1992generalJames Inhofe (R) 119,21152.8
John Selph (D) 106,61947.2
1990generalJames Inhofe (R) 75,61856.0
Kurt Glassco (D) 59,52144.0
1988generalJames Inhofe (R) 103,45853.0
Kurt Glassco (D) 93,10147.0
1986generalJames Inhofe (R) 78,91955.0
Gary Allison (D) 61,66343.0
Roll Call Vitals


Oklahoma is 38th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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