|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%|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
The 5th Congressional District
is a congressional district that is located in the central region of the state
Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes Oklahoma, Pottawatomie and Seminole counties.
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).
- See also: Oklahoma's 5th congressional district elections, 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.
On November 2, 2010, Lankford won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Billy Coyle, Clark Duffe, and Dave White in the general election.
|U.S. House of Representatives, Oklahoma Congressional District 5 Election, 2010
|| Billy Coyle
|| Clark Duffe
|| Dave White
This is the 5th congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting
- 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.