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2000 United States House of Representatives elections in Oklahoma

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All 6 Oklahoma seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 6 0
Seats won 5 1
Seat change Decrease 1 Increase 1
Popular vote 701,820 336,955
Percentage 64.53% 30.98%
Swing Increase 1.85% Decrease 5.63%

The 2000 United States House of Representatives elections in Oklahoma were held on November 7, 2000, to elect the six U.S. representatives from the state of Oklahoma, one from each of the state's six congressional districts. The elections coincided with the 2000 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections.

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Oklahoma is a state in the South Central region of the United States, bordered by Texas on the south and west, Kansas on the north, Missouri on the northeast, Arkansas on the east, New Mexico on the west, and Colorado on the northwest. Partially in the western extreme of the Upland South, it is the 20th-most extensive and the 28th-most populous of the 50 United States. Its residents are known as Oklahomans and its capital and largest city is Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma's congressional districts

Oklahoma's congressional districts

As of the 2010 census, there are five United States congressional districts in Oklahoma. It was one of the states that was able to keep the same number of congressional districts from the previous census. Following the 2018 elections, a Democratic challenger ousted a Republican incumbent, changing the congressional delegation to a 4-1 Republican majority. The Republicans regained the seat in 2020 when Stephanie Bice defeated Horn. Along with Vermont & Delaware, Oklahoma has never gained a congressional seat.

2000 United States presidential election

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The 2000 United States presidential election was the 54th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 7, 2000. Republican candidate George W. Bush, the governor of Texas and eldest son of the 41st president, George H. W. Bush, won the election, defeating incumbent Vice President Al Gore. It was the fourth of five American presidential elections, and the first since 1888, in which the winning candidate lost the popular vote, and is considered one of the closest U.S. presidential elections, with long-standing controversy about the result.

2000 United States House of Representatives elections

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2000 United States Senate elections

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Overview

District Republican Democratic Others Total Result
Votes % Votes % Votes % Votes %
District 1 138,528 69.26% 58,493 29.25% 2,984 1.49% 200,005 100.0% Republican hold
District 2 81,672 41.79% 107,273 54.90% 6,467 3.31% 195,412 100.0% Democratic gain
District 3 137,826 86.57% 0 0.00% 21,390 13.43% 159,216 100.0% Republican hold
District 4 114,000 64.89% 54,808 31.20% 6,876 3.91% 175,684 100.0% Republican hold
District 5 134,159 68.44% 53,275 27.18% 8,588 4.38% 196,022 100.0% Republican hold
District 6 95,635 59.34% 63,106 39.15% 2,435 1.51% 161,176 100.0% Republican hold
Total 701,820 64.53% 336,955 30.98% 48,740 4.48% 1,087,515 100.0%
Popular vote
Republican
64.53%
Democratic
30.98%
Other
4.48%
House seats
Republican
83.33%
Democratic
16.67%

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Oklahoma's congressional districts

Oklahoma's congressional districts

As of the 2010 census, there are five United States congressional districts in Oklahoma. It was one of the states that was able to keep the same number of congressional districts from the previous census. Following the 2018 elections, a Democratic challenger ousted a Republican incumbent, changing the congressional delegation to a 4-1 Republican majority. The Republicans regained the seat in 2020 when Stephanie Bice defeated Horn. Along with Vermont & Delaware, Oklahoma has never gained a congressional seat.

Republican Party (United States)

Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States. The GOP was founded in 1854 by anti-slavery activists who opposed the Kansas–Nebraska Act, which allowed for the potential expansion of chattel slavery into the western territories. It has been the main political rival of the Democratic Party since the mid-1850s. Like them, the Republican Party is a big tent of competing and often opposing ideologies. Presently, the Republican Party contains prominent conservative, centrist, populist, and right-libertarian factions.

Democratic Party (United States)

Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States. Founded in 1828, it was predominantly built by Martin Van Buren, who assembled politicians in every state behind war hero Andrew Jackson, making it the world's oldest active political party. Its main political rival has been the Republican Party since the 1850s, with both parties being big tents of competing and often opposing viewpoints. Modern American liberalism — a variant of social liberalism — is the party's majority ideology. The party also has notable centrist, social democratic, and left-libertarian factions.

Oklahoma's 1st congressional district

Oklahoma's 1st congressional district

Oklahoma's 1st congressional district is in the northeastern corner of the state and borders Kansas. Anchored by Tulsa, it is largely coextensive with the Tulsa metropolitan area. It includes all of Tulsa, Washington and Wagoner counties, and parts of Rogers and Creek counties. Although it has long been reckoned as the Tulsa district, a small portion of Tulsa itself is located in the 3rd district.

Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district

Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district

Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district is one of five United States congressional districts in Oklahoma and covers approximately one-fourth of the state in the east. The district borders Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Texas and includes a total of 24 counties.

Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district

Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district

Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district is the largest congressional district in the state, covering an area of 34,088.49 square miles, over 48 percent the state's land mass. The district is bordered by New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas, and the Texas panhandle. Altogether, the district includes a total of 32 counties, and covers more territory than the state's other four districts combined. It is one of the largest districts in the nation that does not cover an entire state.

Oklahoma's 4th congressional district

Oklahoma's 4th congressional district

Oklahoma's 4th congressional district is located in south-central Oklahoma and covers a total of 15 counties. Its principal cities include Midwest City, Norman, Moore, Ada, Duncan, Lawton/Ft. Sill, and Ardmore. The district also includes much of southern Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma's 5th congressional district

Oklahoma's 5th congressional district

Oklahoma's 5th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. It borders all of the other congressional districts in the state except the 1st district. It is densely populated and covers almost all of Oklahoma County and all of Pottawatomie and Seminole counties. Although it leans firmly Republican, with a Cook PVI rating of R+12, it is still considered the least Republican district in the state.

Oklahoma's 6th congressional district

Oklahoma's 6th congressional district

Oklahoma's 6th congressional district is a former U.S. congressional district in Western Oklahoma. Oklahoma gained three seats in the 1910 census, but elected the extra seats at-large in 1912. The 6th district was thus created and first used for the 1914 House election. Oklahoma has gradually lost seats since the 1910 census; it lost its sixth seat in the 2000 census. Since 2003, most of the territory that was in the final configuration of the 6th district has been in the 3rd district.

District 1

Precinct and county-level results
Precinct and county-level results

The 1st congressional district encompassed the entirety of Tulsa County as well as western Wagoner County. This included the city of Tulsa and all of the Tulsa County suburbs in addition to Broken Arrow and vicinity. Steve Largent won reelection to a fourth term in office with 69.3% of the vote.

Oklahoma's 1st congressional district, 2000[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steve Largent (incumbent) 138,528 69.3
Democratic Dan Lowe 58,493 29.3
Libertarian Michael A. Clem 2,984 1.5
Total votes 200,005 100.0
Republican hold

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Oklahoma's 1st congressional district

Oklahoma's 1st congressional district

Oklahoma's 1st congressional district is in the northeastern corner of the state and borders Kansas. Anchored by Tulsa, it is largely coextensive with the Tulsa metropolitan area. It includes all of Tulsa, Washington and Wagoner counties, and parts of Rogers and Creek counties. Although it has long been reckoned as the Tulsa district, a small portion of Tulsa itself is located in the 3rd district.

Republican Party (United States)

Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States. The GOP was founded in 1854 by anti-slavery activists who opposed the Kansas–Nebraska Act, which allowed for the potential expansion of chattel slavery into the western territories. It has been the main political rival of the Democratic Party since the mid-1850s. Like them, the Republican Party is a big tent of competing and often opposing ideologies. Presently, the Republican Party contains prominent conservative, centrist, populist, and right-libertarian factions.

Steve Largent

Steve Largent

Stephen Michael Largent is an American former football wide receiver and politician who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 14 seasons with the Seattle Seahawks. A member of the Republican Party, he served in the U.S. House of Representatives for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district from 1994 to 2002. He was also the Republican nominee in the 2002 Oklahoma gubernatorial election.

Democratic Party (United States)

Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States. Founded in 1828, it was predominantly built by Martin Van Buren, who assembled politicians in every state behind war hero Andrew Jackson, making it the world's oldest active political party. Its main political rival has been the Republican Party since the 1850s, with both parties being big tents of competing and often opposing viewpoints. Modern American liberalism — a variant of social liberalism — is the party's majority ideology. The party also has notable centrist, social democratic, and left-libertarian factions.

Libertarian Party (United States)

Libertarian Party (United States)

The Libertarian Party (LP) is a political party in the United States that promotes civil liberties, non-interventionism, laissez-faire capitalism, and limiting the size and scope of government. The party was conceived in August 1971 at meetings in the home of David F. Nolan in Westminster, Colorado, and was officially formed on December 11, 1971, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The organizers of the party drew inspiration from the works and ideas of the prominent Austrian school economist, Murray Rothbard. The founding of the party was prompted in part due to concerns about the Nixon administration, the Vietnam War, conscription, and the introduction of fiat money.

District 2

Precinct and county-level results
Precinct and county-level results

The 2nd congressional district encompassed most of northeastern Oklahoma with the exception of northern Osage County, Tulsa County, Wagoner County, and Washington County. Outgoing Republican Representative Tom Coburn was replaced by Democrat Brad Carson, who won 54.9% of the vote.

Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district, 2000[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brad Carson 107,273 54.9
Republican Andy Ewing 81,672 41.8
Libertarian Neil Mavis 6,467 3.3
Total votes 195,412 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

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Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district

Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district

Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district is one of five United States congressional districts in Oklahoma and covers approximately one-fourth of the state in the east. The district borders Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Texas and includes a total of 24 counties.

Tom Coburn

Tom Coburn

Thomas Allen Coburn was an American politician and physician who served as a United States senator for Oklahoma from 2005, until his resignation in 2015. A Republican, he previously served as a United States representative.

Democratic Party (United States)

Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States. Founded in 1828, it was predominantly built by Martin Van Buren, who assembled politicians in every state behind war hero Andrew Jackson, making it the world's oldest active political party. Its main political rival has been the Republican Party since the 1850s, with both parties being big tents of competing and often opposing viewpoints. Modern American liberalism — a variant of social liberalism — is the party's majority ideology. The party also has notable centrist, social democratic, and left-libertarian factions.

Brad Carson

Brad Carson

Brad Rogers Carson is an American lawyer and politician from the state of Oklahoma who served as the Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness from 2015 to 2016. In that role, he initiated a number of notable reforms to include opening up all combat positions to women, open service by transgender service members, and new recruiting and retention practices.

Republican Party (United States)

Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States. The GOP was founded in 1854 by anti-slavery activists who opposed the Kansas–Nebraska Act, which allowed for the potential expansion of chattel slavery into the western territories. It has been the main political rival of the Democratic Party since the mid-1850s. Like them, the Republican Party is a big tent of competing and often opposing ideologies. Presently, the Republican Party contains prominent conservative, centrist, populist, and right-libertarian factions.

Libertarian Party (United States)

Libertarian Party (United States)

The Libertarian Party (LP) is a political party in the United States that promotes civil liberties, non-interventionism, laissez-faire capitalism, and limiting the size and scope of government. The party was conceived in August 1971 at meetings in the home of David F. Nolan in Westminster, Colorado, and was officially formed on December 11, 1971, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The organizers of the party drew inspiration from the works and ideas of the prominent Austrian school economist, Murray Rothbard. The founding of the party was prompted in part due to concerns about the Nixon administration, the Vietnam War, conscription, and the introduction of fiat money.

District 3

Precinct and county-level results
Precinct and county-level results

The 3rd congressional district encompassed most of southeastern Oklahoma in addition to a tendril of counties extending from Seminole County to most of Pawnee County. Incumbent Republican Wes Watkins won election to a 13th term in office with 86.6% of the vote. The seat was uncontested by the Democratic Party this cycle.

Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district, 2000[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Wes Watkins (incumbent) 137,826 86.6
Independent Argus W. Yandell, Jr. 14,660 9.2
Libertarian R.C. Sevier White 6,730 4.2
Total votes 159,216 100.0
Republican hold

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Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district

Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district

Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district is the largest congressional district in the state, covering an area of 34,088.49 square miles, over 48 percent the state's land mass. The district is bordered by New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas, and the Texas panhandle. Altogether, the district includes a total of 32 counties, and covers more territory than the state's other four districts combined. It is one of the largest districts in the nation that does not cover an entire state.

Republican Party (United States)

Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States. The GOP was founded in 1854 by anti-slavery activists who opposed the Kansas–Nebraska Act, which allowed for the potential expansion of chattel slavery into the western territories. It has been the main political rival of the Democratic Party since the mid-1850s. Like them, the Republican Party is a big tent of competing and often opposing ideologies. Presently, the Republican Party contains prominent conservative, centrist, populist, and right-libertarian factions.

Wes Watkins

Wes Watkins

Wesley Wade Watkins is an American politician from the state of Oklahoma. Watkins is a retired member of the United States House of Representatives where he had represented Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district for 14 years as a Democrat and then for six years as a Republican.

Independent politician

Independent politician

An independent or non-partisan politician is a politician not affiliated with any political party or bureaucratic association. There are numerous reasons why someone may stand for office as an independent.

Libertarian Party (United States)

Libertarian Party (United States)

The Libertarian Party (LP) is a political party in the United States that promotes civil liberties, non-interventionism, laissez-faire capitalism, and limiting the size and scope of government. The party was conceived in August 1971 at meetings in the home of David F. Nolan in Westminster, Colorado, and was officially formed on December 11, 1971, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The organizers of the party drew inspiration from the works and ideas of the prominent Austrian school economist, Murray Rothbard. The founding of the party was prompted in part due to concerns about the Nixon administration, the Vietnam War, conscription, and the introduction of fiat money.

District 4

Precinct and county-level results
Precinct and county-level results

The 4th congressional district encompassed an area extending from the southern Oklahoma City metropolitan area to southwestern Oklahoma. Incumbent Republican J.C. Watts won reelection with 64.9% of the vote, securing a fourth term in office.

Oklahoma's 4th congressional district, 2000[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J.C. Watts (incumbent) 114,000 64.9
Democratic Larry Weatherford 54,808 31.2
Reform Susan Ducey 4,897 2.8
Libertarian Keith B. Johnson 1,979 1.1
Total votes 175,684 100.0
Republican hold

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Oklahoma's 4th congressional district

Oklahoma's 4th congressional district

Oklahoma's 4th congressional district is located in south-central Oklahoma and covers a total of 15 counties. Its principal cities include Midwest City, Norman, Moore, Ada, Duncan, Lawton/Ft. Sill, and Ardmore. The district also includes much of southern Oklahoma City.

Republican Party (United States)

Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States. The GOP was founded in 1854 by anti-slavery activists who opposed the Kansas–Nebraska Act, which allowed for the potential expansion of chattel slavery into the western territories. It has been the main political rival of the Democratic Party since the mid-1850s. Like them, the Republican Party is a big tent of competing and often opposing ideologies. Presently, the Republican Party contains prominent conservative, centrist, populist, and right-libertarian factions.

Democratic Party (United States)

Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States. Founded in 1828, it was predominantly built by Martin Van Buren, who assembled politicians in every state behind war hero Andrew Jackson, making it the world's oldest active political party. Its main political rival has been the Republican Party since the 1850s, with both parties being big tents of competing and often opposing viewpoints. Modern American liberalism — a variant of social liberalism — is the party's majority ideology. The party also has notable centrist, social democratic, and left-libertarian factions.

Reform Party of the United States of America

Reform Party of the United States of America

The Reform Party of the United States of America (RPUSA), generally known as the Reform Party USA or the Reform Party, is a centrist political party in the United States, founded in 1995 by Ross Perot.

Libertarian Party (United States)

Libertarian Party (United States)

The Libertarian Party (LP) is a political party in the United States that promotes civil liberties, non-interventionism, laissez-faire capitalism, and limiting the size and scope of government. The party was conceived in August 1971 at meetings in the home of David F. Nolan in Westminster, Colorado, and was officially formed on December 11, 1971, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The organizers of the party drew inspiration from the works and ideas of the prominent Austrian school economist, Murray Rothbard. The founding of the party was prompted in part due to concerns about the Nixon administration, the Vietnam War, conscription, and the introduction of fiat money.

District 5

Precinct and county-level results
Precinct and county-level results

The 5th congressional district encompassed an area containing the western Canadian County, western, northern, and eastern Oklahoma County, and a line of counties extending from the northern Oklahoma City suburbs to the northern border and from there to Washington County, including Bartlesville. Incumbent Republican Ernest Istook won reelection with 68.4% of the vote, securing a fifth term in office.

Oklahoma's 5th congressional district, 2000[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ernest Istook (incumbent) 134,159 68.4
Democratic Garland McWatters 53,275 27.2
Independent Bill Maguire 5,930 3.0
Libertarian Robert T. Murphy 2,658 1.4
Total votes 196,022 100.0
Republican hold

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Oklahoma's 5th congressional district

Oklahoma's 5th congressional district

Oklahoma's 5th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. It borders all of the other congressional districts in the state except the 1st district. It is densely populated and covers almost all of Oklahoma County and all of Pottawatomie and Seminole counties. Although it leans firmly Republican, with a Cook PVI rating of R+12, it is still considered the least Republican district in the state.

Republican Party (United States)

Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States. The GOP was founded in 1854 by anti-slavery activists who opposed the Kansas–Nebraska Act, which allowed for the potential expansion of chattel slavery into the western territories. It has been the main political rival of the Democratic Party since the mid-1850s. Like them, the Republican Party is a big tent of competing and often opposing ideologies. Presently, the Republican Party contains prominent conservative, centrist, populist, and right-libertarian factions.

Ernest Istook

Ernest Istook

Ernest James "Ernie" Istook Jr. is a retired American lawyer and politician who served as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Oklahoma's 5th congressional district. He held his congressional seat for 14 years, completing seven terms in the House. Currently, Istook is a Distinguished Fellow at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., and also a talk radio host. In 2010, Istook became a Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School leading a study on Propaganda in American Politics.

Democratic Party (United States)

Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States. Founded in 1828, it was predominantly built by Martin Van Buren, who assembled politicians in every state behind war hero Andrew Jackson, making it the world's oldest active political party. Its main political rival has been the Republican Party since the 1850s, with both parties being big tents of competing and often opposing viewpoints. Modern American liberalism — a variant of social liberalism — is the party's majority ideology. The party also has notable centrist, social democratic, and left-libertarian factions.

Independent politician

Independent politician

An independent or non-partisan politician is a politician not affiliated with any political party or bureaucratic association. There are numerous reasons why someone may stand for office as an independent.

Libertarian Party (United States)

Libertarian Party (United States)

The Libertarian Party (LP) is a political party in the United States that promotes civil liberties, non-interventionism, laissez-faire capitalism, and limiting the size and scope of government. The party was conceived in August 1971 at meetings in the home of David F. Nolan in Westminster, Colorado, and was officially formed on December 11, 1971, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The organizers of the party drew inspiration from the works and ideas of the prominent Austrian school economist, Murray Rothbard. The founding of the party was prompted in part due to concerns about the Nixon administration, the Vietnam War, conscription, and the introduction of fiat money.

District 6

Precinct and county-level results
Precinct and county-level results

The 6th congressional district broadly encompassed most of western Oklahoma in addition to a Democratic-leaning portion of interior Oklahoma County. Incumbent Republican Frank Lucas won reelection with 59.3% of the vote, winning a fourth term in office.

Oklahoma's 6th congressional district, 2000[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Lucas (incumbent) 95,635 59.3
Democratic Randy Beutler 63,106 39.2
Libertarian Joseph V. Cristiano 2,435 1.5
Total votes 161,176 100.0
Republican hold

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Oklahoma's 6th congressional district

Oklahoma's 6th congressional district

Oklahoma's 6th congressional district is a former U.S. congressional district in Western Oklahoma. Oklahoma gained three seats in the 1910 census, but elected the extra seats at-large in 1912. The 6th district was thus created and first used for the 1914 House election. Oklahoma has gradually lost seats since the 1910 census; it lost its sixth seat in the 2000 census. Since 2003, most of the territory that was in the final configuration of the 6th district has been in the 3rd district.

Republican Party (United States)

Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States. The GOP was founded in 1854 by anti-slavery activists who opposed the Kansas–Nebraska Act, which allowed for the potential expansion of chattel slavery into the western territories. It has been the main political rival of the Democratic Party since the mid-1850s. Like them, the Republican Party is a big tent of competing and often opposing ideologies. Presently, the Republican Party contains prominent conservative, centrist, populist, and right-libertarian factions.

Frank Lucas (Oklahoma politician)

Frank Lucas (Oklahoma politician)

Frank Dean Lucas is an American politician serving as the U.S. representative for Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district since 2003, having previously represented the 6th district from 1994 to 2003. A member of the Republican Party, Lucas has chaired the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology since 2023. His district, numbered as the 6th from 1994 to 2003, is Oklahoma's largest congressional district and one of the largest in the nation that does not cover an entire state. It covers 34,088.49 square miles and stretches from the Panhandle to the fringes of the Tulsa suburbs, covering almost half of the state's land mass. Lucas is the dean of Oklahoma's House delegation.

Democratic Party (United States)

Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States. Founded in 1828, it was predominantly built by Martin Van Buren, who assembled politicians in every state behind war hero Andrew Jackson, making it the world's oldest active political party. Its main political rival has been the Republican Party since the 1850s, with both parties being big tents of competing and often opposing viewpoints. Modern American liberalism — a variant of social liberalism — is the party's majority ideology. The party also has notable centrist, social democratic, and left-libertarian factions.

Libertarian Party (United States)

Libertarian Party (United States)

The Libertarian Party (LP) is a political party in the United States that promotes civil liberties, non-interventionism, laissez-faire capitalism, and limiting the size and scope of government. The party was conceived in August 1971 at meetings in the home of David F. Nolan in Westminster, Colorado, and was officially formed on December 11, 1971, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The organizers of the party drew inspiration from the works and ideas of the prominent Austrian school economist, Murray Rothbard. The founding of the party was prompted in part due to concerns about the Nixon administration, the Vietnam War, conscription, and the introduction of fiat money.

Source: "2000 United States House of Representatives elections in Oklahoma", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, February 16th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2000_United_States_House_of_Representatives_elections_in_Oklahoma.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f "Oklahoma State Election Board - General Election - November 7, 2000 - Summary Results" (PDF). Oklahoma State Election Board.

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