|Member of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission|
June 1, 2007 – January 12, 2009
|Preceded by||Denise Bode|
|Succeeded by||Dana Murphy|
December 24, 1968 |
Prairie Village, Kansas
|Residence||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|
Jim Roth is an American politician from the state of Oklahoma. A Democrat, Roth was appointed by Republican Governor Mary Fallin to serve on the Oklahoma State Election Board as the panel's lone Democrat. As of September 2011, the Governor's appointment of Roth was awaiting confirmation by the Oklahoma Senate. He was rejected by the Republican-controlled Senate. Previously, Roth served as one of three members of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission from June 2007 through January 2009. He had been appointed to the seat by Governor of Oklahoma Brad Henry.
Born in Prairie Village, Kansas, Roth attended Shawnee Mission East High School, Kansas State University, and Oklahoma City University School of Law. He then went on to work as a Chief Deputy and Attorney to the Oklahoma County Commission and the Oklahoma County Clerk.
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