Senator (Class 2)
ends in 2015
James Mountain “Jim” Inhofe (/ˈɪnhɒf/; born November 17, 1934) is the senior United States senator from Oklahoma and a member of the Republican Party. First elected to the Senate in 1994, he is the ranking member of the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and was its chairman from 2003 to 2007. Inhofe served eight years as the United States representative for Oklahoma’s 1st congressional district before his election to the Senate in 1994 and also previously served as both an Oklahoma state representative and senator.