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<p align="justify">''Located in the southern United States, Oklahoma is bordered by Texas, Arkansas, Colorado, Missouri, Kansas and New Mexico. The state capital and also largest city is Oklahoma City. Nicknamed "the Sooner state," Oklahoma’s name originates from the Choctaw words "okla" and "humma," meaning "red people." Currently, there are two Republican members of the U.S. Senate, a total of five Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 48 members of the Oklahoma State Senate and 101 members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. As of September 2013, Oklahoma is one of 24 Republican state government trifectas. ''</p></td></tr>
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<p align="justify">''Oklahoma, nicknamed "The Sooner State," is bordered by [[Texas]], [[Arkansas]], [[Colorado]], [[Missouri]], [[Kansas]] and [[New Mexico]]. The state capital and largest city is [[Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|Oklahoma City]]. Oklahoma’s state name originates from the Choctaw words "okla" and "humma," meaning "red people."<br><br>Oklahoma has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Oklahoma|U.S. Senate]], a total of five members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Oklahoma|U.S. House of Representatives]], 48 members of the [[Oklahoma State Senate|State Senate]] and 101 members of the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives|House of Representatives]].''</p></td></tr>
 
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<p align="justify">''The structure of the '''Oklahoma judicial system''' is laid out in [[Article VII, Oklahoma Constitution|Article VII]] of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the {{JP|Oklahoma Supreme Court}}, the {{JP|Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals}}, the {{JP|Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals}}, the {{JP|Oklahoma District Courts}} and the {{JP|Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Court}}.''</p>
 
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Welcome to Oklahoma on Ballotpedia!

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Oklahoma, nicknamed "The Sooner State," is bordered by Texas, Arkansas, Colorado, Missouri, Kansas and New Mexico. The state capital and largest city is Oklahoma City. Oklahoma’s state name originates from the Choctaw words "okla" and "humma," meaning "red people."

Oklahoma has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of five members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 48 members of the State Senate and 101 members of the House of Representatives.


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James Lankford
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Oklahoma 2015January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Jim Inhofe
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Oklahoma 1995January 3, 2021November 3, 2020Link


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Frank D. Lucas
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 1993January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Jim Bridenstine
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2013January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Markwayne Mullin
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2013January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Steve Russell
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Republican PartyDistrict 5 2015January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Tom Cole
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Oklahoma
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The Sooner State
Capital:   Oklahoma City
Motto:   Labor omnia vincit
Translation:   Hard work conquers all things
Population:   3.76 million
Area of state:   69,898 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1907
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