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Oklahoma's 1st congressional district
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Current Representative John A. Sullivan (R)
Population (2000) 690,131
Median income $38,610
Ethnicity 76.1% White, 9.4% Black, 1.4% Asian, 5.3% Hispanic, 5.9% Native American, 0.5% other
Cook PVI R+16

Oklahoma's First Congressional District is in the northeastern corner of the state and it borders Kansas (to the north). It includes the Tulsa metropolitan area (as well as all of Tulsa County). It also includes Washington County, Wagoner County, and parts of Rogers County and Creek County.

Some of the principal cities in the district (other than Tulsa) include Bartlesville, Broken Arrow, Bixby, Jenks, Sand Springs, and Wagoner.

As of 2006, the district is represented by Republican John Sullivan.

George W. Bush received 65% of the vote in this district in 2004.

List of representatives

Name Took office Left office Party District residence
Bird Segle McGuire 1907 1915 Republican Tulsa
James S. Davenport 1915 1917 Democratic
Thomas Alberter Chandler 1917 1919 Republican
Everette B. Howard 1919 1921 Democratic
Thomas Alberter Chandler 1921 1923 Republican
Everette B. Howard 1923 1925 Democratic
Samuel J. Montomery 1925 1927 Republican
Everette B. Howard 1927 1929 Democratic
Charles O'Connor 1929 1931 Republican Tulsa
Wesley E. Disney 1931 1945 Democratic
George Schwabe 1945 1949 Republican Nowata
Dixie Gilmer 1949 1951 Democratic Tulsa
George Schwabe 1951 1952 Republican Nowata
Page Belcher 1953 1973 Republican Tulsa
James Robert Jones 1973 1987 Democratic Tulsa
Jim Inhofe 1987 1994 Republican Tulsa
Steve Largent 1995 2002 Republican Tulsa
John Sullivan 2002 present Republican Tulsa

References

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