Senator James Leewright was
elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2014 and in
2016 was elected to the Oklahoma State Senate. He represents Creek
and parts of Tulsa counties.
Sen. Leewright and his wife Cari have four children and are both
native Oklahomans who have a small farm near Kellyville and attend
Frist Baptist Church of Bristow. James holds a BS from Oklahoma
State University and MBA studies from Oklahoma City University.
After working for a Fortune 500 company for many years in oil and
natural gas commodity trading, James decided to focus on his small
business in Sapulpa, Dynamic Restoration, which he has grown into
one of the most respected restoration and construction businesses
in Oklahoma. After 17 years in business, Sen. Leewright sold Dynamic
to allow him to focus on serving District 12. Because of that experience,
Sen. Leewright is keenly aware of the challenges small and large
businesses face as they strive to grow and is committed to ensuring
no undue burdens are placed on Oklahoma businesses that provide
jobs, economic growth and a broader tax base.
As a small business owner, James was named Entrepreneur of the Year
for Creek County in 2007 and one of Oklahoma’s Top 40 Under
40 Professionals in the State by Oklahoma Magazine.
James has been a Big Brother for Big Brothers and Big Sisters, served
on the Board of Directors, Executive Board and was past President
of the Sapulpa Chamber of Commerce. He is also past President for
the Sapulpa Ambassadors. James has received two citations from the
Oklahoma House of Representatives for civic and business accomplishments.
As a legislator, Senator Leewright was named to leadership positions
in the House, which is rare for a first term legislator. In leadership,
James was appointed asst-whip and served as vice chair for Banking
and Financial services. James also served on Higher Ed and Career
Tech, Government Oversight and Accountability and Appropriations
and Budget for Transportation committee. In
the Senate, as a freshman Senator, he was named Chairman of the
Business, Commerce and Tourism Committee and also serves on the
Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural Resources as well as on the
Retirement and Insurance, and Transportation Committees.
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 427A
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
District Information: District 12
Zip codes Represented
74008, 74010, 74028, 74030, 74033, 74038, 74039, 74041, 74044,
74046, 74047, 74050, 74052, 74063, 74066, 74068, 74071, 74079,
74081, 74085, 74131, and 74132
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