Rep. Ernest Istook Jr.

Former Representative from Oklahoma’s 5th District

Republican

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1993-2006 Representative Oklahoma's 5th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Istook sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Istook is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Some of Istook’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2006, Istook missed 611 of 8,294 roll call votes, which is 7.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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