Lankford Announces Run for Senate Republican Conference Vice Chair

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today announced he will run this November for Vice Chair of the Senate Republican Conference:

“The Senate Republican Conference Vice Chair plays a vital role in serving Republican Senators and their staff as they communicate the conservative policy ideas that make our nation stronger. As Senators, we were elected to do hard things and to solve problems by doing the right thing, the right way. It is my desire to serve our Conference in every way I can as we work together to solve the challenges our nation faces.

“I will personally ask each of my colleagues for their support in the days ahead and look forward to discussing with them ways we can work together to serve the nation.”

Lankford has served in the Senate since 2015 and in the House from 2010-2014. During his service in the House of Representatives he was elected Chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee from 2013-2014. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the Senate Ethics Committee, on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Finance Committee.