Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District
The district previously was 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).
|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.