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Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.)

  • District: Junior Senator from Oklahoma
  • Residence: Muskogee
  • Born: March 14, 1948; Casper, Wyo.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Carolyn Coburn; three children
  • Education: Oklahoma State U., B.S. 1970 (accounting); U. of Oklahoma, M.D. 1983
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: U.S. House, 1995-2001; U.S. Senate, 2005-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2004 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Economic Policy; Housing, Transportation & Community Development; Securities, Insurance & Investment); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs - Ranking Member; Select Intelligence
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State Information: Oklahoma

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general (U.S. senator) Tom Coburn (R) 718,482 70.6%
Jim Rogers (D) 265,814 26.1%
Stephen Wallace (I) 25,048 2.5%
Ronald Dwyer (I) 7,807 0.8%
2004 general (U.S. senator) Tom Coburn (R) 763,433 52.8%
Brad Carson (D) 596,750 41.2%
Sheila Bilyeu (I) 86,663 6%
1998 general (OK-02 representative) Tom Coburn (R) 85,581 57.7%
Kent Pharaoh (D) 59,042 39.8%
Albert Jones (I) 3,641 2.4%
1996 general (OK-02 representative) Tom Coburn (R) 112,273 55.5%
Glen D. Johnson (D) 90,120 44.5%
1994 general (OK-02 representative) Tom Coburn (R) 82,479 52.1%
Virgil R. Cooper (D) 75,943 47.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 34.35% John McCain: 65.64%
2012 : 33.23% : 66.77%
2004 John Kerry: 34% George W. Bush: 66%
2000 Al Gore: 38% George W. Bush: 60%
1996 Bill Clinton: 40% Robert Dole: 48%
1992 Bill Clinton: 34% George H. W. Bush: 43%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 41% George H. W. Bush: 58%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 31% :

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