Accomplished Leader

Even as a first-year legislator, James rose to leadership. He currently serves as chairman of the Business and Commerce Committee. His appointment as chair of this standing committee set state history as a first term senator being named to such a leadership position. In that role, he has drafted, ran and passed several important reform bills, including the Performance Audit and Accountability Act.

  • Creek County Entrepreneur of the Year, 2007

  • Listed in Oklahoma’s Top 40 Under 40 Professionals by Oklahoma Magazine

  • Served as Big Brother for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma

  • Past President and Executive Board Member, Sapulpa Chamber of Commerce

  • Past President, Sapulpa Ambassadors

James Leewright Endorsements

Fire and Police

  • Bob Evans, Fire Chief, Mannford

  • Brett Lunsford, Fire Chief, Drumright

  • Chad Blankenship, Kiefer Fire Chief

  • Randall Fisher, Assistant Chief, Drumright Fire Dept.

  • Justin Salinas, Assistant Chief, Shamrock Fire Dept.

  • Monte Floyd, Captain, Mannford Fire

  • Clay Abercrombie, Fire Captain Mannford & City Councilman Mannford

  • Chris Mcbride, Oilton Police and Fire

  • Daniel Horrell, Oilton Fire

  • Ted Combs, OSU - Fire Service Training

Elected Officials

  • Deborah Bright, Mayor of Drumright

  • Leonard Washington, Mayor, City of Bristow

  • Tyler Buttram, Mayor, City of Mannford

  • Tim Fox, Mayor, City of Glenpool

  • Bret Bowling, Creek County Sheriff

  • Newt Stephens, Creek County Commissioner 

  • LeonWarner, Creek County Commissioner 

  • Lane Whitehouse, Creek County Commissioner 

Other Endorsements

  • Douglas Meadow, Bristow Holiness Church Pastor

  • OK Retired Educators Association

  • OK2A

  • OKAgFund

Oklahomans for Public Education

  • Rachel Collins, Superintendent, Gypsy Public Schools

  • Cutis Shelton, Superintendent, Bristow Public Schools

  • Leon Hiett, Superintendent, Depew Public Schools

  • Mary Murrell, Superintendent, Kiefer Public Schools

  • Rob Armstrong, Superintendent, Sapulpa Public Schools

  • Tom & Phyllis Holcomb, Retired Educators

  • Kara Holenbeck, Bristow School Teacher

  • Carmen Matherly, Bristow School Teacher

  • Rachel Johnson, Depew School Teacher

  • Matt Morgan, Bristow High School basketball coach/teacher

  • Jennifer Morgan, Speech Pathologist for Bristow Schools