Ernest Jim Istook

Ernest James Istook Jr. is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Oklahoma's 5th congressional district. Wikipedia*

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Ernest Jim Istook has 198 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Broadcast as a U.S. Representative Candidate. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 27 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 424 views per program. Most appearances with Peter Hoekstra (6), Nick Smith (5), Karen Thurman (4). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Budget Deficit, Oklahoma.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2008 - Present National Chairman, Save Our Secret Ballot Videos: 1 c. February 1, 2007 - Present Fellow, Government Relations, Heritage Foundation Videos: 1


U.S. Representative, R-OK 5th January 3, 1993 - January 3, 2007 Videos: 194 U.S. Representative Candidate,
c. August 11, 1992 - c. November 24, 1992 Videos: 2

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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