U.S. Senate delegation from Oklahoma

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This page displays current and historical information pertaining to the U.S. Senate delegation from Oklahoma.

Current members

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Oklahoma are:


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Jim Inhofe
Jim Inhofe.jpg
Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Oklahoma 1995January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014LinkDavid L. Boren (D)
Tom Coburn
Tom Coburn.jpg
Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Oklahoma 2005January 3, 2017November 8, 2016LinkDon Nickles (R)

Election history


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Class II

Senators in Class II were elected to office in the November 2008 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class II terms run from the beginning of the 111th Congress on January 3, 2009, to the end of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2015.

2008
On November 4, 2008, James M. Inhofe won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Andrew Rice (D) and Stephen P. Wallace (I) in the general election.[1]

U.S. Senate, Oklahoma General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Inhofe incumbent 56.7% 763,375
     Democrat Andrew Rice 39.2% 527,736
     Independent Stephen P. Wallace 4.1% 55,708
Total Votes 1,346,819


2002
On November 5, 2002, James M. Inhofe won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated David Walters (D) and James Germalic (I) in the general election.[2]

U.S. Senate, Oklahoma General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames M. Inhofe incumbent 57.3% 583,579
     Democratic David Walters 36.3% 369,789
     Independent James Germalic 6.4% 65,056
Total Votes 1,018,424

Class III

Senators in Class III were elected to office in the November 2010 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class III terms run from the beginning of the 112th Congress on January 3, 2011, to the end of the 114th Congress on January 3, 2017.

2010
On November 2, 2010, Tom Coburn won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Jim Rogers (D), Stephen P. Wallace (I) and Ronald F. Dwyer (I) in the general election.[3]

U.S. Senate, Oklahoma General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Coburn incumbent 70.6% 718,482
     Democratic Jim Rogers 26.1% 265,814
     Independent Stephen P. Wallace 2.5% 25,048
     Independent Ronald F. Dwyer 0.8% 7,807
Total Votes 1,017,151

2004
On November 2, 2004, Tom A. Coburn won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Brad Carson (D) and Sheila Bilyeu (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. Senate, Oklahoma General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom A. Coburn 52.8% 763,433
     Democratic Brad Carson 41.2% 596,750
     Independent Sheila Bilyeu 6% 86,663
Total Votes 1,446,846

Historical members

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from New York
Party Total
     Democratic 9
     Republican 8
Total Senators 17
Class 2 Senators from Oklahoma
Senators Years Served Party
Robert L. Owen 1907-1925 Democratic
William B. Pine 1925-1931 Republican
Thomas P. Gore 1931-1937 Democratic
Joshua B. Lee 1937-1943 Democratic
Edward H. Moore 1943-1949 Republican
Robert S. Kerr 1949-1963 Democratic
J. Howard Edmondson 1963-1964 Democratic
Fred R. Harris 1964-1973 Democratic
Dewey F. Bartlett 1973-1979 Republican
David L. Boren 1979-1994 Democratic
James M. Inhofe 1994-Present Republican
Class 3 Senators from Oklahoma
Senators Years Served Party
Thomas P. Gore 1907-1921 Democratic
John W. Harreld 1921-1927 Republican
J. W. Elmer Thomas 1927-1951 Democratic
A. S. Mike Monroney 1951-1969 Democratic
Henry L. Bellmon 1969-1981 Republican
Don Nickles 1981-2005 Republican
Tom Coburn 2005-Present Republican

See also

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