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Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.)

  • District: 1st District, Tulsa; Wagoner and Washington counties
  • Residence: Tulsa
  • Born: June 15, 1975; Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Michelle Bridenstine; three children
  • Education: Rice U., B.A. 1997 (economics, managerial studies & psychology); Cornell U., M.B.A. 2009
  • Military Service: Navy 1998-2007; Navy Reserve 2010-present
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st term); Defeated John Olson, D, to succeed Rep. John Sullivan, R, who was defeated in a primary
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Oversight & Investigations; Strategic Forces; Tactical Air & Land Forces); Science, Space & Technology (Environment; Research and Technology; Space)

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State Information: 1st District, Tulsa; Wagoner and Washington counties

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Jim Bridenstine (R) 181,084 63.5%
John Olson (D) 91,421 32%
Craig Allen (I) 12,807 4.5%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 34% Mitt Romney: 66%
2008 Barack Obama: 36% John McCain: 64%




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