Rep. James Jones

Former Representative from Oklahoma’s 1st District, Democrat

Jones, a Democrat, was the representative for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district from 1973 to 1986.


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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Jones is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Jones sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (27%) Taxation (17%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Labor and Employment (10%) Social Welfare (10%) Families (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Oct 1986, Jones missed 535 of 7,775 roll call votes, which is 6.9%. This is on par with the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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