Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R]

Senator from Oklahoma

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1994-2020 Senator Oklahoma
1987-1994 Representative Oklahoma's 1st District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Inhofe has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

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

Committee Membership

James “Jim” Inhofe sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Inhofe sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (21%) Environmental Protection (20%) Transportation and Public Works (17%) Taxation (14%) Energy (9%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Economics and Public Finance (6%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Dec 1994 to Nov 2015, Inhofe missed 299 of 6,963 roll call votes, which is 4.3%. This is much worse than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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