Jim Ryun

James Ronald Ryun is an American track and field athlete who won a silver medal in the 1968 Summer Olympics in the 1,500 metre run. He was the first high school athlete to run a mile in under four minutes. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jim Ryun has 158 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1996 Convention as a U.S. Representative Candidate. The year with the most videos was 2001 with 24 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2002 with an average of 9,204 views per program. Most appearances with Todd Tiahrt (7), Sam Brownback (5), Chris Smith (5). Most common tag: Abortion.

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Representative, R-KS 2nd November 5, 1996 - January 3, 2007 Videos: 157 U.S. Representative Candidate,
c. August 12, 1996 - c. November 5, 1996 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • March for Life Rally

    March for Life Rally

    Elected officials, clergy, and pro-life advocates held an anti-abortion rally on the National Mall marking the anniversary…

  • Kansas Republican Party Event

    Kansas Republican Party Event

    President Bush spoke to Republicans at a campaign event for Rep. Jim Ryun and other Republican candidates. The event was…

  • House Session

    House Session

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House debated a Constitutional Amendment on the definition of marriage. The amendment failed to gain the required…

  • Border Vulnerabilities to Terrorism

    Border Vulnerabilities to Terrorism

    The House Committee on International Relations Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Nonproliferation held a field…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House debated a non-binding resolution (H. Res. 861) on support for operations in Iraq and efforts to combat…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

Former District Map Former Ideology Rankings Past Elections

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

Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov

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