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Gary Romine

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Gary Romine
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Missouri State Senate, District 3
Incumbent
In office
January 7, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 9, 2017
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
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)
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
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

2013-2014

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

Pro Life

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

Education

  • 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."

Elections

2012

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

2012

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
2013–present
Succeeded by
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