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Oklahoma elected Todd Lamb as Lt. Governor on November 2, 2010. After a term in which Lamb successfully advocated for workers’ compensation reform, higher pay for Oklahoma’s Troopers, and growing Oklahoma’s oil and gas industry, Lamb was reelected in 2014, winning in each of Oklahoma’s 77 counties.
Lamb continues to focus on being the voice of Oklahomans in the capitol. Every year he visits each of Oklahoma’s 77 counties. Lamb continues to champion small business and is currently pushing for reforms to the state’s unemployment compensation system as well as other regulatory reforms to help entrepreneurs prosper.
An Enid native, Lamb played football at Louisiana Tech University, then returned to Oklahoma earning his bachelor's degree from Oklahoma State University and his law degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law.
At the start of his career, Lamb worked for then gubernatorial candidate Frank Keating and then served in the Keating administration until 1998 when Lamb became a Special Agent with the United States Secret Service.
During his U.S. Secret Service tenure, Lamb investigated and made numerous arrests in the areas of counterfeiting, bank fraud, threats against the President, and identity theft. His duties included domestic and international protection assignments during the Clinton and George W. Bush administrations. In early 2001, he was appointed to the national Joint Terrorism Task Force and after the terrorists' attacks, he was assigned to portions of the 9-11 investigation.
In 2004, Lamb was elected to serve in the Oklahoma state Senate. Lamb was re-elected in 2008 and in 2009 became the first Republican Majority Floor Leader in state history.
Lamb has worked in the private sector as a landman in Oklahoma's energy industry, and was General Counsel for an energy and wireless company in Edmond, Oklahoma.
Lt. Governor Lamb has been consistently recognized as a leader. He served as chairman of the National Lt. Governors Association (NLGA) and the Republican Lt. Governors Association (RLGA).