Gary Romine

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Gary Romine
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Missouri State Senate, District 3
In office
January 7, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 9, 2017
Years in position 1
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem$103.20/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Office website
Campaign website
Gary Romine is a Republican member of the Missouri State Senate, representing District 3. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Romine served on the following committees:

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Education, Vice-chair
General Laws
Jobs, Economic Development and Local Government
Seniors, Families and Pensions
Joint Committee on Education


Campaign themes


Romine's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Pro Life

  • Excerpt:"I have always been a consistent ally of the pro-life movement."


  • Excerpt:"I will work to ensure our schools are adequately funded and that our students receive the education needed to compete on any level."

Second Amendment Rights

  • Excerpt:"I will be a vocal supporter of an individual's right to bear arms and will oppose any legislation that would burden the lawful purchase and possession of firearms and ammunition."

Jobs and Small Businesses

  • Excerpt:"Small businesses are the backbone of our state's economy, providing outstanding goods and services while putting people back to work. I will work hard to ensure our legislature passes laws that allow small businesses to grow and succeed."

First Responders

  • Excerpt:"I will make sure that our first responders are adequately funded and that they receive the resources and training they need to protect our families."



See also: Missouri State Senate elections, 2012

Romine won election in the 2012 election for Missouri State Senate, District 3. Romine defeated Terry Varner in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated House District 104 incumbent Joseph Fallert, Jr. (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Missouri State Senate, District 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGary Romine 53.8% 35,384
     Democratic Joseph Fallert, Jr. 46.2% 30,335
Total Votes 65,719
Missouri State Senate, District 3 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGary Romine 66.9% 8,258
Terry Varner 33.1% 4,083
Total Votes 12,341

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Romine is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Romine raised a total of $765,714 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[4]

Gary Romine's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri State Senate, District 3 Won $726,447
2004 Missouri House of Representatives, District 106 Defeated $39,267
Grand Total Raised $765,714


Romine won election to the Missouri State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Romine raised a total of $726,447.
Missouri State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Gary Romine's campaign in 2012
Missouri Republican State Senate Campaign Committee$217,000
Missouri Republican Party$128,277
Missouri Senate Campaign Committee$75,000
Dempsey for Senate$35,525
Romine, Gary & Kathy$17,622
Total Raised in 2012$726,447
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kevin Engler (R)
Missouri State Senate District 3
Succeeded by