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Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district
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Current Representative Frank Lucas (R)
Population (2000) 690,131
Median income $32,098
Ethnicity 83.0% White, 3.8% Black, 0.8% Asian, 5.2% Hispanic, 6.2% Native American, 0.4% other
Cook PVI R+24

Oklahoma's Third Congressional District is the largest congressional district in Oklahoma and also one of the largest congressional districts in the United States. It borders New Mexico (to the west), Colorado and Kansas (to the north), and the Texas panhandle (to the south). Altogether, the district includes (in whole or in part) a total of 32 counties. To the far west, the district includes the three counties of the Oklahoma Panhandle (Cimarron, Texas, Beaver), and also Harper, Ellis, Woodward, Woods, Major, Alfalfa, Grant, Garfield, Kay, Noble, Osage, Pawnee, Creek, Payne, Lincoln, Logan, Kingfisher, Blaine, Canadian, Dewey, Custer, Rogers Mills, Beckham, Washita, Caddo, Kiowa, Greer, Harmon, and Jackson.

Some of the principal cities in the district include Guymon, Ponca City, Enid, Stillwater, Yukon, Guthrie, Sapulpa and Altus. It also includes portions of Oklahoma City and Tulsa.

As of 2006, the district is represented by Republican Frank Lucas.

George W. Bush received 72% of the vote in the largest congressional district in Oklahoma in 2004.

Representatives from Oklahoma District 3

Name Took Office Left Office Party District Residence
Joseph Rollins 1907 1909 Democrat
Charles E. Creager 1909 1911 Republican
James E. Davenport 1911 1915 Democrat
Charles D. Carter 1915 1927 Democrat
Wilburn Cartwright 1927 1943 Democrat
Paul Stewart 1943 1947 Democrat
Carl Albert 1947 1977 Democrat McAlester
Wes Watkins 1977 1991 Democrat Ada
Bill Brewster 1991 1997 Democrat
Wes Watkins 1997 2003 Republican[1] Stillwater
Frank Lucas[2] 2003 currently serving Republican Cheyenne
  • ^  Lucas previously served in the 6th congressional district before redistricting in 2000.



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