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Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.)

District: 1st District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House of Representatives, 2013-present
Born: June 15, 1975; Ann Arbor, Mich.
Residence: Tulsa
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, Michelle Bridenstine; three children
Education: Rice U., B.A. 1997; Cornell U., M.B.A. 2009
Military Service: Navy, 1998-2007; Navy Reserve, 2010-present
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Seapower & Projection Forces; Strategic Forces); Science, Space & Technology (Environment - Chairman; Space)

Election History
2014generalJim Bridenstine (R) 00.0
2012generalJim Bridenstine (R) 181,08463.5
John Olson (D) 91,42132.0
Craig Allen (I) 12,8074.5
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

Fellow Oklahoma Rep. Frank D. Lucas (R) is 70th.


Oklahoma is 38th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


Twitter Followers (@repjbridenstine)

Rep. Jim Bridenstine has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) has the most appearances so far this year.

Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.