Jim Wilson (Oklahoma politician)

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Jim Wilson
Member of the Oklahoma Senate
from the 3rd district
In office
2004–2012
Succeeded by Wayne Shaw
Personal details
Born (1947-03-09) March 9, 1947 (age 70)
Lake Mills, Wisconsin
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Connie
Residence Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Alma mater Oklahoma State University
Occupation computer industry
Religion United Methodist

Jim Wilson was an Oklahoma Senator from District 3, which includes Adair, Cherokee and Sequoyah counties, from 2004 to 2012. He earlier was a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 2000 through 2004. He ran unsuccessfully against Democratic Incumbent US Rep. Dan Boren in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District in the July 27th Democratic primary.

Legislative record[edit]

In response to a bill granting full rights of personhood to fertilized eggs, Wilson introduced an unsuccessful amendment which would have made the fathers of the embryos responsible for the housing, transportation, nourishment and healthcare of the mother during the pregnancy.[1]

Election results[edit]

July 27, 2010, Representative of Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district Democratic Primary election results
Candidates Party Votes %
Dan Boren Democratic Party 66,439 75.55%
Jim Wilson Democratic Party 21,496 24.45%
Source: 2010 Primary Election Results

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