Kay Floyd was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012 and the Oklahoma Senate in 2014 where she focuses on improving our education system and working for Oklahoma’s women and children. She has authored bills to provide suicide prevention training in Oklahoma’s schools, and require potential guardians undergo background checks.

In 2014, Kay authored the Lethality Assessment Act which made Oklahoma the first in the nation to establish such a program. In 2019, she authored legislation to address Oklahoma’s backlog of untested rape kits through standardizing the guidelines for testing rape kits and creating a statewide tracking system for collecting sexual assault evidence. The legislation also expands continuing education for law enforcement on how to properly address sexual assault reports.