July 28, 2014

Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.)

  • District: Senior Senator from Oklahoma
  • Residence: Tulsa
  • Born: November 17, 1934; Des Moines, Iowa
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Wife, Kay Inhofe; four children (one deceased)
  • Education: U. of Tulsa, B.A. 1973
  • Military Service: Army 1957-58
  • Political Highlights: Okla. House, 1967-69; Okla. Senate, 1969-77; Republican nominee for governor, 1974; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1976; mayor of Tulsa, 1978-84; defeated for re-election as mayor of Tulsa, 1984; U.S. House, 1987-94; U.S. Senate, 1994-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1994 (3rd full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services - Ranking Member; Environment & Public Works (Oversight - Ranking Member; Superfund, Toxics & Environmental Health; Transportation & Infrastructure; Water & Wildlife)
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State Information: Oklahoma

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2008 general James Inhofe (R) 763,375 56.7%
Andrew Rice (D) 527,736 39.2%
Stephen Wallace (I) 55,708 4.1%
2002 general James Inhofe (R) 583,579 57.3%
David Walters (D) 369,789 36.3%
James Germalic (I) 65,056 6.4%
1996 general James M. Inhofe (R) 670,610 56.7%
Jim Boren (D) 474,162 40.1%
Bill Maguire (I) 15,092 1.3%
Agnes Marie Regier (LIBERT) 14,595 1.2%
Chris Nedbalek (I) 8,691 0.7%
1994 special James M. Inhofe (R) 542,390 55.2%
Dave McCurdy (D) 392,488 40%
Danny Corn (I) 47,552 4.8%
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% :