Rep. Murphey Present for 99.3% of All Votes

OKLAHOMA CITY – State Representative Jason Murphey (R-Guthrie) made sure that he was representing House District 31 citizens by being present to vote in 872 out of 878 roll call votes or 99.3% of the time during the recently concluded 2015 legislative session. During the nine-year time frame since being elected to office, Murphey voted in 11,020 out of 11,089 roll call votes, or 99.4 percent of the time.

According to the Tulsa World, Murphey led the 149 member state Legislature with the fewest number of votes missed in 2015..

“One of my goals has been to be present for as many roll call votes as possible. I want to demonstrate to the voters that I am taking their trust seriously and working hard on their behalf,” Murphey said.

Murphey also explained his policy of never “walking” or intentionally missing a vote. Legislators sometimes walk off the floor in order to avoid casting a tough vote. When legislators walk a vote their constituents are unable to hold them accountable for that vote.

To date Murphey has maintained a nine year perfect attendance record by never missing a day of session since being elected in 2006.

State Rep. Jason Murphey

State Rep. Jason Murphey


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