Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
James Lankford Republican Party
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Oklahoma U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 5th Congressional District of Oklahoma will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
April 11, 2014
June 24, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Oklahoma is one of 22 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote, so an unaffiliated voter must be authorized by a party in order to vote in the primary.[1]

Voter registration: Voters must register to vote in the primary by May 30, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 10, 2014 (25 days prior to the election).[2]

See also: Oklahoma elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is James Lankford (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes Oklahoma, Pottawatomie and Seminole counties.[3]

Candidates

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Issues

Government shutdown
See also: United States budget debate, 2013

Voted "Yes" On September 30, 2013, the House passed a final stopgap spending bill before the shutdown went into effect. The bill included a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and would have also stripped the bill of federal subsidies for congressional members and staff. It passed through the House with a vote of 228-201.[7] At 1 a.m. on October 1, 2013, one hour after the shutdown officially began, the House voted to move forward with going to a conference. In short order, Sen. Harry Reid rejected the call to conference.[8] James Lankford voted in favor of the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.[9]

Voted "No" The shutdown finally ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the Senate. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funded the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by Senate Democrats was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.[10] The House passed the legislation shortly after the Senate, by a vote of 285-144, with all 144 votes against the legislation coming from Republican members. [[James Lankford] voted against HR 2775.[11]

Campaign contributions

James Lankford

James Lankford (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2013$429,828.90$42,886.00$(169,293.44)$303,421.46
July Quarterly[13]July 15, 2013$303,421.46$62,045.00$(49,713.64)$315,752.82
October Quarterly[14]October 15, 2013$315,752.82$205,330.00$(66,345.15)$454,737.67
Year-End Quarterly[15]December 31, 2013$454,737$122,635$(60,342)$514,505
Running totals
$432,896$(345,694.23)

Tom Guild

Tom Guild (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[16]July 15, 2013$0$4,312$(3,486)$2,953
October Quarterly[17]October 15, 2013$2,953$4,511$(4,853)$3,111
Year-End Quarterly[18]December 31, 2013$3,111$9,523$(4,868)$13,366
Running totals
$18,346$(13,207)

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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2012

The 5th Congressional District of Oklahoma held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent James Lankford won re-election in the district.[19]

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Tom Guild 37.3% 97,504
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Lankford Incumbent 58.7% 153,603
     Independent Pat Martin 2.1% 5,394
     Libertarian Robert T. Murphy 2% 5,176
Total Votes 261,677
Source: Oklahoma Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, James Lankford won election to the United States House. He defeated Billy Coyle (D), Clark Duffe (I) and Dave White (I) in the general election.[20]

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Lankford 62.5% 123,236
     Democratic Billy Coyle 34.5% 68,074
     Independent Clark Duffe 1.6% 3,067
     Independent Dave White 1.4% 2,728
Total Votes 197,105

See also

External links

References

  1. Oklahoma State Election Board Website, "Voter Registration in Oklahoma," accessed January 3, 2014
  2. Oklahoma State Election Board Website, "Voter Registration in Oklahoma," accessed January 3, 2014
  3. Oklahoma Redistricting Map "Map" accessed August 9, 2012
  4. News 9, "OK Corporation Commission Chairman To Enter US House Race", accessed January 23, 2014
  5. Harvey Sparks for Congress, "Home," accessed March 19, 2014
  6. Campaign website, "Home", accessed February 20, 2014
  7. Clerk of the U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013
  8. Buzzfeed, "Government Shutdown: How We Got Here," accessed October 1, 2013
  9. Clerk of the U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013
  10. The Washington Post, "Reid, McConnell propose bipartisan Senate bill to end shutdown, extend borrowing," accessed October 16, 2013
  11. U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 550," accessed October 31, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "James Lankford April Quarterly," accessed August 1, 2013
  13. Federal Election Commission, "James Lankford July Quarterly," accessed July 30, 2013
  14. Federal Election Commission, "James Lankford October Quarterly," accessed October 22, 2013
  15. Federal Election Commission, "James Lankford Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 12, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Tom Guild July Quarterly," accessed February 20, 2014
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Tom Guild October Quarterly," accessed February 20, 2014
  18. Federal Election Commission, "Tom Guild Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 20, 2014
  19. Politico, "2012 Election Map, Oklahoma"
  20. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013