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CPAC Releases Oklahoma Legislative Scorecard, Revealing a Conservatize Statehouse in the Sooner State

ALEXANDRIA, VA (June 7, 2023) — CPAC Foundation’s analysis reveals that Oklahoma lawmakers increased the state’s overall conservative rating over the previous year. While both chambers took a conservative approach to legislating, Republicans in the House raised the average percentage of times each member voted conservatively by four points.


SEE THE SCORECARD HERE


“Under the leadership of Speaker Charles McCall, Oklahoma introduced and passed critical legislation protecting life, elections and girls sports,” said CPAC Chairman Matt Schlapp. “The combination of the strong leadership in both the House and Senate, and the wise decisions of Governor Stitt helped Oklahoma move up in CPAC’s ratings of conservative states.”




Several Oklahoma state legislators are recognized by CPAC for their conservative voting records based on a just-released analysis from CPAC Foundation’s Center for Legislative Accountability.


The following members of the Oklahoma State Legislature earned CPAC’s Award for Conservative Excellence for voting with the conservative position at least 90% of the time during the 2022 session:


Senate:

Nathan Dahm (100%)

Shane Jett (100%)

Joe Newhouse (95%)

Micheal Bergstrom (94%)

Adam Pugh (90%)


House:

Tom Gann (96%)

David Hardin (96%)

Jim Olsen (96%)

Wendi Stearman (96%)

Rick West (96%)

Max Wolfley (96%)

Jay Steagall (95%)

Danny Sterling (95%)

Denise Crosswhite Hader (91%)

Gerrid Kendrix (91%)

David Smith (91%)

Marilyn Stark (91%)

Kevin West (91%)

Chad Caldwell (90%)


The following members of the Oklahoma State Legislature earned CPAC’s Award for Conservative Achievement for voting with the conservative position at least 80% of the time during the 2022 session:


Senate:

Rob Standridge (89%)

Mark Allen (88%)

David Bullard (85%)

Chris Kidd (83%)

Paul Rosino (83%)

Jake Merrick (82%)

Chuck Hall (81%)

Julie Daniels (80%)

John Haste (80%)

John Michael Montgomery (80%)

Lonnie Paxton (80%)

Dave Rader (80%)


House:

Brad Boles (89%)

Avery Frix (88%)

Robert Manger (87%)

Mark Vancuren (87%)

Sheila Dills (87%)

Mike Dobrinski (86%)

Chris Sneed (86%)

Jim Grego (86%)

Tommy Hardin (86%)

Ryan Martinez (86%)

Nicole Miller (86%)

Kenton Patzkowsky (85%)

Terry O’Donnell (84%)

Dustin Roberts (84%)

Cynthia Roe (84%)

Lonnie Sims (84%)

Tammy Townley (84%)

Ross Ford (83%)

Kevin McDugle (83%)

Rhonda Baker (83%)

Bob Culver (83%)

Jon Echols (83%)

Dell Kerbs (83%)

Randy Randleman (83%)

Eric Roberts (83%)

John Talley (83%)

Tammy West (83%)

Danny Williams (83%)

Dean Davis (82%)

Ty Burns (82%)

Rusty Cornwell (82%)

Toni Hasenbeck (82%)

Ken Luttrell (82%)

Charles McCall (82%)

Sean Roberts (82%)

Rande Worthen (82%)

Trey Caldwell (81%)

Eddy Dempsey (81%)

Justin Humphrey (81%)

Ronny Johns (81%)

Stan May (81%)

Jadine Nollan (81%)

Scott Fetgatter (80%)

Mike Osburn (80%)


The bills featured in CPAC’s 2022 Ratings of Oklahoma address Second Amendment rights, protecting the unborn, safety in women’s sports, and school choice. These issues, coupled with our mission to protect life, liberty, property and uphold the American family, created the basis by which the CPAC Foundation rated the Oklahoma legislature.


The Center for Legislative Accountability (CLA), an initiative of the CPAC Foundation, is the premier organization for holding lawmakers accountable. The CLA produces the longest-running conservative congressional scorecard and our state program is the only one in the nation that scores all 8,000 lawmakers in the 50 states across every policy area.



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