Congressman Jim Bridenstine To Hold A Series Of Town Hall Meetings

25 01 2013
U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine

U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine

 

 

 

 

 

 

What: Congressman Jim Bridenstine (OK-1) will hold a series of town hall meetings next week in Tulsa County, Wagoner County and Washington County.

Who: Congressman Jim Bridenstine is a Navy pilot and combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, and lives with his wife Michelle and their three children Walker (6), Sarah (4), and Grant (10 mos.) in Tulsa, OK. Bridenstine graduated from Rice University with degrees in economics, business and psychology. After college, he joined the Navy and became a pilot, flying combat missions off the USS Abraham Lincoln in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, Operation Southern Watch in Iraq, and Operation Shock and Awe in Iraq. Later, he transitioned to the F-18 Hornet fighter at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center, the parent command to TOPGUN, where he flew “Red Air” and was also an instructor.

Why: The focus of the town hall meetings will be to discuss the recent events in Washington D.C. with constituents of the Oklahoma’s First District and to answer the questions and concerns of the attendees.

Who Should Attend: First District Constituents

When and Where: Monday, 1/28/13, 6:30pm at CityPlex Towers, 2448 E. 81st Street, 20 Story Tower Auditorium; Tuesday, 1/29/13, 6:30pm at the Coweta City Hall, 310 S. Broadway St. Coweta, OK 74429; Thursday, 1/31/13, 6:30pm at Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Lyon Hall, 2201 Silver Lake Road, Bartlesville, OK.

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OKforTEA Radio Election 2012 Survey Results

5 11 2012
Survey Name: OKforTEA Radio Election 2012 Survey    
Response Status: Completed      
Survey Ended: 11/5/2012 12:00 PM CST      
Data Pulled: 11/5/2012 4:55 PM CST      
       
Do you live in Oklahoma?
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Yes 76 100.0%
No 0 0.0%
No Responses 0 0.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
Are you a registered voter?
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Yes 76 100.0%
No 0 0.0%
No Responses 0 0.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
What political party are you registered with?
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Democrat 6 7.8%
Independent 3 3.9%
Republican 67 88.1%
No Responses 0 0.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
Which U.S. Congressional District in Oklahoma do you live in?
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
District 1 (Inciumbent John Sullivan (R)) 60 78.9%
District 2 (Inciumbent Dan Boren (D)) 8 10.5%
District 3 (Inciumbent Frank Lucas (R)) 5 6.5%
District 4 (Inciumbent Tom Cole (R)) 0 0.0%
District 5 (Inciumbent James Lankford (R)) 3 3.9%
No Responses 0 0.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
For U.S. Congress District 1 Oklahoma who will you be casting your vote for?Jim Bridenstine (R) Campaign WebsitesJohn Olson (D) Campaign WebsitesCraig Allen (Independent) Campaign Websites
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Jim Bridenstine (R) 56 73.6%
John Olson (D) 3 3.9%
Craig Allen (Independent) 1 1.3%
No Responses 16 21.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
For U.S. Congress District 2 Oklahoma who will you be casting your vote for?Rob Wallace (D) Campaign WebsiteMarkwayne Mullin (R) Campaign Website Michael Fulks (Independent) Campaign Websites
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Rob Wallace (D) 1 1.3%
Markwayne Mullin (R) 6 7.8%
Michael Fulks (Independent) 1 1.3%
No Responses 68 89.4%
Total 76 100%
       
       
For U.S. Congress District 3 Oklahoma who will you be casting your vote for?Frank Lucas (R) Incumbent Campaign WebsiteTim Murray (D) Campaign WebsiteWilliam Sanders no Campaign Website
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Frank Lucas (R) Incumbent https://www.frankdlucas.com/ 3 3.9%
Tim Murray (D) https://timmurrayforcongress.org/ 1 1.3%
William Sanders (Independent) 1 1.3%
No Responses 71 93.4%
Total 76 100%
       
       
For U.S. Congress District 4 Oklahoma who will you be casting your vote for?Tom Cole (R) Incumbent Campaign WebsiteDonna Bebo (D) Campaign WebsiteR.J. Harris (Libertarian) Campaign Website
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Tom Cole (R) Incumbent 0 0.0%
Donna Bebo (D) 0 0.0%
R.J. Harris (Libertarian) 0 0.0%
No Responses 76 100.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
For U.S. Congress District 5 Oklahoma who will you be casting your vote for?James Lankford (R) Incumbent Campaign WebsiteTom Guild (D) Campaign WebsiteRobert Murphy (Libertarian) no Campaign WebsitePat Martin (Modern Wig) Campaign Website
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
James Lankford (R) Incumbent 2 2.6%
Tom Guild (D) 0 0.0%
Robert Murphy (Libertarian) 1 1.3%
Pat Martin (Modern Wig) 0 0.0%
No Responses 73 96.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
Do you live in Tulsa County?
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Yes 47 61.8%
No 13 17.1%
No Responses 16 21.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
How will you vote on Vision 2 Proposition 1?Proposition No. 1 Shall the County of Tulsa, Oklahoma by its Board of County Commissioners, levy and collect a thirty one percent of one precent (0.310%) sales tax for the purpose of promoting economic development with Tulsa County, Oklahoma, and/or to be applied or pledged toward the payment of the prinicipal and interest on any indebtedness, including refunding indetedness, incurred by or on behalf of Tulsa County, Oklahoma for such purpose, such sales tax to commence on the first day of January, 2017, and continuing thereafter for thirteen (13) years from the date of commencement of such a tax?(What Proposition 1 Does:  Airport industrial complex buildings and infrastructure – $122 million  Airport industrial complex equipment – $132 million  Closing fund – $52.942 million  Bond costs and interest – $79.938 million) 
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Yes 2 2.6%
No 45 59.2%
No Responses 29 38.1%
Total 76 100%
       
       
How will you vote on Vision 2 Proposition 2?Proposition No. 2 Shall the County of Tulsa, Oklahoma by its Baord of County Commissioners, levy and collect a twenty nine percent of one precent (0.290%) sales tax for the purpose of aquiring, constructing, furnishing and equipping capital improvements to be owned by Tulsa County, Oklahoma, incorporated municipalities located in whole or in part within Tulsa County, Oklahoma, or the State of Oklahoma or any instrumentality thereof and/or to be applied or pleged toward the payment of principal and interest on any indebtedness, including refunding indebtedness, incurred by or on behalf of Tulsa County, Oklahoma or incorporated municipalities located in whole of in part within Tulsa County, Oklahoma for such purpose, such sales tax to commence on the first day of January 2017, and continuing thereafter for thirteen (13) years froom the date of commencement of such tax.(Proposition 2: Quality-of-life improvements Tulsa County – $92 million Tulsa – $157.92 million Bixby – $11.3 million Broken Arrow – $44.1 million Collinsville – $3 million Glenpool – $5.9 million Jenks – $9.2 million Owasso – $14.38 million Sand Springs – $10.1 million Skiatook – $1.16 million Sperry – $643,894 Bond costs and interest – $12 million) 
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Yes 2 2.6%
No 45 59.2%
No Responses 29 38.1%
Total 76 100%
       
       
How will you vote on SQ 758?SQ 758This measure amends the State Constitution. It amends Section 8B of Article 10. The measure deals with real property taxes also called ad valorem taxes. These taxes are based on several factors. One factor is the fair cash value of the property. The measure changes the limits on increases in fair cash value. Now, increases are limited to 5% of fair cash value in any taxable year. The measure changes the cap on increases to 3% for some property. The 3% cap would apply to homestead exempted property. The cap would also apply toagricultural land. The measure also removes obsolete language.
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Yes 47 61.8%
No 29 38.1%
No Responses 0 0.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
How will you vote on SQ 759?SQ 759Prohibits certain preferential treatment or discrimination. The measure deals with three areas of government action. These areas are employment, education and contracting. In these areas, the measure does not allow affirmative action programs. Affirmative action programs give preferred treatment based on race, color or gender. They also give preferred treatment based on ethnicity or national origin. Discrimination on these bases is also not permitted. The measure permits affirmative action in three instances. 1. When gender is a bonafide qualification, it is allowed. 2. Existing court orders and consent decrees that require preferred treatment will continue and can be followed. 3. Affirmative action is allowed when needed to keep or obtain federal funds.
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Yes 42 55.2%
No 34 44.7%
No Responses 0 0.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
How will you vote on SQ 762?SQ 762Modifies the power and authority of the Governor and Pardon and Parole Board in the parole process for nonviolent offenders. It changes current law, decreasing the power and authority of the Governor by removing the Governor from the parole process for persons convicted of certain offenses defined as nonviolent offenses. It enlarges the power and authority of the Pardon and Parole Board by authorizing that Board, in place of the Governor, to grant parole to persons convicted of certain offenses defined as nonviolent offenses.The Legislature defines what offenses are nonviolent offenses and the Legislature may change that definition.The measure authorizes the Pardon and Parole Board to recommend to the Governor, but not to itself grant, parole for persons convicted of certain offenses, specifically those offenses identified by law as crimes for which persons are required to serve not less than eighty-fivepercent of their sentence prior to being considered for parole and those designated by the Legislature as exceptions to nonviolent offenses. For those offenses for which persons are required to serve a minimum mandatory period of confinement prior to being eligible to be considered for parole, the Pardon and Parole Board may not recommend parole until that period of confinement has been served.
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Yes 11 14.4%
No 65 85.5%
No Responses 0 0.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
How will you vote on SQ 764?SQ 764This measure amends the Oklahoma Constitution. It adds a new Section 39A to Article 10. It would allow the Oklahoma Water Resources Board to issue bonds. Any bonds issued would be used to provide a reserve fund for the Board. The fund would be a reserve fund for certain water resource and sewage treatment funding programs. The fund could only be used to pay other bonds and obligations for the funding programs. The bonds could only be issued after other monies and sources are used for repayment. The bonds would be general obligation bonds. Not more than Three Hundred Million Dollars worth of bonds could be issued. The Legislature would provide the monies to pay for the bonds. The Legislature would provide for methods for issuing the bonds. The Legislature would provide for how the fund is  administered.
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Yes 12 15.7%
No 64 84.2%
No Responses 0 0.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
How will you vote on SQ 765?SQ 765The measure amends the Oklahoma Constitution. It abolishes the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, the Oklahoma Commission of Human Services and the position of Director of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. These entities were created under different names by Sections 2, 3 and 4 of Article 25 of the Oklahoma Constitution and given duties and responsibilities related to the care of the aged and needy.The measure repeals these sections of the Constitution and consequently, removes the  power of the Commission of Human Services to establish policy and adopt rules and regulations. Under the measure, the Legislature and the people by initiative petition retain the power to adopt legislation for these purposes.The measure adds a provision to the Constitution authorizing the Legislature to create a department or departments to administer and carry out laws to provide for the care of the aged and the needy. The measure also authorizes the Legislature to enact laws requiring thenewly created department or departments to perform other duties.
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Yes 54 71.0%
No 22 28.9%
No Responses 0 0.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
How will you vote on SQ 766?SQ 766This measure amends Section 6A of Article 10 of the Oklahoma Constitution. At present that section exempts some intangible personal property from ad valorem property taxation. This measure would exempt all intangible personal property from ad valorem property taxation.Intangible Personal Property which is still currently taxed but would not be taxed if the  measure is adopted, includes items such as:* patents, inventions, formulas, designs, and trade secrets;* licenses, franchise, and contracts;* land leases, mineral interests, and insurance policies;* custom computer software; and* trademarks, trade names and brand names.If adopted, the measure would apply to property taxation starting with the tax year that  begins on January 1,2013
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Yes 49 64.4%
No 27 35.5%
No Responses 0 0.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
U.S. President?*Gary Earl Johnson is not listed due to him not being placed on the Oklahoma ballot. 
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Barack Hussein Obama II / Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. (D) 5 6.5%
Willard Mitt Romney / Paul Davis Ryan (R) 71 93.4%
No Responses 0 0.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
Who did you vote for U.S. President 2008?
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Barack Hussein Obama II / Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. (D) 5 6.5%
John Sidney McCain III / Sarah Louise Palin (R) 67 88.1%
No One 4 5.2%
No Responses 0 0.0%
Total 76 100%
       
       
Do you align yourself with the Tea Party?
    Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Yes 62 81.5%
No 14 18.4%
No Responses 0 0.0%
Total 76 100%