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Mary Fallin on Crime
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mary Fallin on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)

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Tom Coburn on Crime
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OK-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Coburn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes more severe penalties for Hate Crimes. (Aug 2010)
James Inhofe on Crime
Republican Sr Senator (OK): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for James Inhofe on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on limiting death penalty appeals. (Apr 1996)
  • Voted YES on limiting product liability punitive damage awards. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on restricting class-action lawsuits. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted YES on repealing federal speed limits. (Jun 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 0% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
Matt Silverstein on Crime
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Silverstein on other issues.
  • Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. (Aug 2013)

House:


Jim Bridenstine on Crime
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Bridenstine on other issues.
  • Swift capital punishment saves lives. (Oct 2012)
Tom Cole on Crime
Republican Representative (OK-4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Cole on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
James Lankford on Crime
Republican (District 5): Click here for James Lankford on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Dean Lucas on Crime
Republican Representative (OK-3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Frank Dean Lucas on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Rated 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Markwayne Mullin on Crime
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Markwayne Mullin on other issues.
  • Supports the death penalty. (Oct 2012)
John Sullivan on Crime
Republican Representative (OK-1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Sullivan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Brad Henry on Crime
Democratic OK Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Brad Henry on other issues.
  • Supports the death penalty. (Nov 2002)
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Nov 2002)
Dan Boren on Crime
Democratic Representative (OK-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Boren on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
Frank Keating on Crime
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Frank Keating on other issues.
  • Target violent and career criminals. (Feb 2001)
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
Steve Largent on Crime
Former Republican Challenger (2002): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Largent on other issues.
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Brad Carson on Crime
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Brad Carson on other issues.
  • More funding for COPS on the streets. (May 2004)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
Don Nickles on Crime
Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Don Nickles on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on limiting death penalty appeals. (Apr 1996)
  • Voted YES on limiting product liability punitive damage awards. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on restricting class-action lawsuits. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted YES on repealing federal speed limits. (Jun 1995)
  • Voted NO on mandatory prison terms for crimes involving firearms. (May 1994)
  • Voted YES on rejecting racial statistics in death penalty appeals. (May 1994)
  • Rated 13% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
David Walters on Crime
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (OK): Click here for David Walters on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brad Carson on Crime
Democrat (Retired) (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Brad Carson on other issues.
  • More funding for COPS on the streets. (May 2004)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
Tom Coburn on Crime
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OK-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Coburn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes more severe penalties for Hate Crimes. (Aug 2010)
Mary Fallin on Crime
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mary Fallin on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
Ernest Istook on Crime
Republican (District 5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ernest Istook on other issues.
  • Voted YES on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 40% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Steve Largent on Crime
Republican (District 1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Largent on other issues.
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Mark Myles on Crime
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Myles on other issues.
  • Served as legal intern in OU's criminal defense clinic. (Aug 2010)
Andrew Rice on Crime
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Andrew Rice on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wes Watkins on Crime
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Wes Watkins on other issues.
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • No TV, R-rated movies, or coffeepots in prison cells. (Mar 2001)
J.C. Watts on Crime
Republican (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for J.C. Watts on other issues.
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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