Rep. Jim Bridenstine

Representative from Oklahoma’s 1st District, Republican

Bridenstine, a Republican, has been the representative for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Bridenstine for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Jim Bridenstine sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bridenstine sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Science, Technology, Communications (50%) Energy (30%) International Affairs (20%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Bridenstine’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 5602: To amend title 31, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to include all funds when issuing certain geographic targeting orders, and for ...
Jul 11, 2016. Passed.
Not Voting H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
Aye H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Dec 2016, Bridenstine missed 36 of 2,507 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 3 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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