Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District
|Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District|
|Current incumbent||James Lankford|
|Gender||49% Male, 51% Female|
|Race||69.29% White, 13.66% Black, 4.72% American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.71% Asian|
|Median household income||$42,029|
|High school graduation rate||85.3%|
|College graduation rate||29.0%|
The district was previously very densely populated and covered only three counties. It included the cities of Oklahoma City, Edmond, Shawnee and Seminole.
The current representative of the 5th Congressional District is James Lankford (R).
The 5th Congressional District of Oklahoma will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
|U.S. House, Oklahoma District 5 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||James Lankford Incumbent||58.7%||153,603|
|Libertarian||Robert T. Murphy||2%||5,176|
|Source: Oklahoma Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
- See also: Redistricting in Oklahoma
The Oklahoma State Legislature, in April 2011, approved a new map of the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census. Governor Mary Fallin signed the new map into law on May 20, 2011.