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Rep. John Jarman

Former Representative for Oklahoma’s 5th District

Jarman was the representative for Oklahoma’s 5th congressional district and was most recently a Republican (1975-1976) and previously a Democrat (1951-1975). He served from 1951 to 1976.

Photo of Rep. John Jarman [R-OK5, 1951-1976]

Enacted Legislation

Jarman was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Jarman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (21%) Transportation and Public Works (17%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Commerce (12%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Labor and Employment (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Law (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1951 to Oct 1976, Jarman missed 487 of 5,636 roll call votes, which is 8.6%. This is on par with the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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