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  Jones, James R.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  1977-01-01  
 
NameJames R. Jones
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Tulsa, Oklahoma , United States
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Born May 05, 1939 (82 years)
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May 25, 2016 03:16pm
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Infoborn in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., May 5, 1939; attended Sacred Heart School, Muskogee, Okla.; graduated, Muskogee Central High School, 1957; A.B., University of Oklahoma, Norman, 1961; LL.B., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1964; served in United States Army Counterintelligence Corps, captain, 1964-1965; United States Army Reserve, 1961-1968; admitted to the Oklahoma and District of Columbia bars in 1964 and commenced practice in Tulsa; legislative assistant to United States Representative Ed Edmondson, 1961-1964; special assistant to President Lyndon B. Johnson, 1965-1969; resumed the practice of law in Tulsa, 1969-1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-third and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1987); chairman, Committee on the Budget (Ninety-seventh and Ninety-eighth Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection in 1986 to the One Hundredth Congress, but was an unsuccessful nominee for the United States Senate; resumed the practice of law; chairman, American Stock Exchange, November 1989 to 1993; appointed by President Clinton as Ambassador to Mexico on June 2, 1993; is a resident of Tulsa, Okla., and Washington, D.C.



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  08/09/1993 US Ambassador to Mexico Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1986 OK US Senate Lost 44.79% (-10.43%)
  08/26/1986 OK US Senate- D Primary Won 67.40% (+34.80%)
  11/06/1984 OK District 1 Won 52.23% (+4.96%)
  11/02/1982 OK District 1 Won 54.14% (+8.28%)
  11/04/1980 OK District 1 Won 65.15% (+30.29%)
  11/07/1978 OK District 1 Won 59.93% (+19.86%)
  11/02/1976 OK District 1 Won 53.97% (+8.86%)
  08/24/1976 OK District 1 - D Primary Won 79.73% (+59.46%)
  11/05/1974 OK District 1 Won 67.89% (+35.78%)
  08/27/1974 OK District 1 - D Primary Won 81.38% (+62.76%)
  11/07/1972 OK District 1 Won 55.46% (+10.91%)
  08/22/1972 OK District 1 - D Primary Won 80.30% (+60.61%)
  11/03/1970 OK District 1 Lost 44.30% (-11.40%)
  08/25/1970 OK District 1 - D Primary Won 74.97% (+49.93%)
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