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Running for (announced Jan. 19, 2014);

Rep. James Lankford (R-Okla.)

  • District: 5th District, Most of Oklahoma City; Pottawatomie and Seminole counties
  • Residence: Oklahoma City
  • Born: March 4, 1968; Dallas, Texas
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Cindy Lankford; two children
  • Education: U. of Texas, B.S.Ed. 1990 (secondary education-history); Southwestern Theological Baptist Seminary, M.Div. 1994 (biblical languages)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Budget; Oversight & Government Reform (Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements - Chairman)
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State Information: 5th District, Most of Oklahoma City; Pottawatomie and Seminole counties

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general James Lankford (R) 153,603 58.7%
Tom Guild (D) 97,504 37.3%
Pat Martin (I) 5,394 2.1%
Robert Murphy (I) 5,176 2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 41% Mitt Romney: 59%
2008 Barack Obama: 41% John McCain: 59%

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