Rep. Steve Russell

Representative from Oklahoma’s 5th District, Republican

Russell, a Republican, has been the representative for Oklahoma's 5th congressional district since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2016) (map).



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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Russell for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Steve Russell sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Russell sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (25%) Government Operations and Politics (25%) Crime and Law Enforcement (17%) International Affairs (17%) Agriculture and Food (17%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2015 to Sep 2016, Russell missed 25 of 1,261 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with 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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