Sen. James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) biography

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Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK)

5th term Republican from Oklahoma.


Residence: Tulsa

Marital Status: Married (Kay)

Prev. Occupation: Insurance Executive

Prev. Political Exp.: OK House, 1967-69; OK Senate, 1969-77; Mayor of Tulsa, 1978-84; US House, 1987-94; US Senate, 1994-present

Military: USA, 1957-58

Education: BA University of Tulsa, 1973

Birthdate: 11/17/1934

Birthplace: Des Moines, IA

Religion: Presbyterian

Percentage in Last Election: 68%

Major Opponent: Matt Silverstein (D)


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. James Inhofe via Web Form.


Washington, D.C. Office:

205 Russell Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-4721
Fax: (202) 228-0380

Oklahoma City Office: (more district offices)

3817 NW Expressway #780
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112
Phone: (405) 608-4381
Fax: (405) 604-0917



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Luke Holland
  • Scheduler: Wendi Price
  • Legis. Dir.: Andrew Forbes
  • Comm. Dir.: Leacy Burke
  • Telecomm LA: Dan Hillenbrand
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Jennie Wright
  • Education LA: Jake Hinch
  • Transportation LA: Dan Hillenbrand
  • Trade LA: Dan Hillenbrand
  • Commerce LA: Dan Hillenbrand
  • Labor LA: Jake Hinch
  • Budget LA: Dan Hillenbrand
  • Government Affairs LA: Jennie Wright
  • Space - NASA LA: Dan Hillenbrand
  • Animal Welfare LA: Dan Hillenbrand



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. James Inhofe voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
A Motion to Recede and Amend the Bill; Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 11/08/2007 Nay Not Scored

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. James Inhofe's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. James Inhofe a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
S.1021 - 'A bill to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and for other purposes. No Send Message to Sen. James Inhofe
S.250 - 'A bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to improve th... No Send Message to Sen. James Inhofe


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