Sen. James Lankford

Senator from Oklahoma, Republican

Lankford, a Republican, has been the junior senator from Oklahoma since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2016).

He was previously the representative for Oklahoma's 5th congressional district (2011-2014).

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Our unique analysis of the bills Lankford 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). Lankford is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Lankford for more statistics.

Committee Membership

James Lankford sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Lankford sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (43%) Health (14%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) International Affairs (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%) Native Americans (7%) Labor and Employment (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2015 to Sep 2016, Lankford missed 1 of 490 roll call votes, which is 0.2%. This is better than the median of 1.7% 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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