Jeanette Mott Oxford

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Jeanette Mott Oxford
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 59
Former member
In office
2005 - 2013
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem98.40/day
Elections and appointments
Last election2012
First elected2004
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Date of birth07/16/1954
Place of birthEldorado, IL
Office website
Jeanette Mott Oxford (b. July 16, 1954) is a former Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 59 from 2005 to 2013.

Prior to joining the House, Oxford worked as a Grassroots Coordinator for the American Lung Association and Director of Field Operations for the Missouri Partnership for Smoking and Health from 2001-2004.

She earned her MDiv in Biblical Theology from Eden Theological Seminary, B.A. in Religious Studies from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and AA from Southeastern Illinois College.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Oxford served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Oxford served on these committees:

  • Dropout Prevention Task Force (Vice-Chairman)
  • Energy and Environment
  • Tax Reform
  • Ethics (Vice-Chairman)
  • Special Standing Committee on Children and Families
  • Joint Committee on Restructuring Fees of the Clean Water and Storm Water Programs



See also: Missouri State Senate elections, 2012

Oxford ran in the 2012 election for Missouri State Senate, District 5. Oxford was defeated by incumbent Robin Wright-Jones in the August 7 primary election.[2][3]

Missouri State Senate, District 5 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJamilah Nasheed 40.6% 8,300
Robin Wright-Jones Incumbent 30.3% 6,204
Jeanette Mott Oxford 29.1% 5,961
Total Votes 20,465


On November 2, 2010, Oxford won election to the Missouri House of Representatives.


On November 4, 2008, Jeanette Mott Oxford ran for District 59 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating Michael Peters, Jr..[4]

Jeanette Mott Oxford raised $30,446 for her campaign.[5]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 59
Candidates Votes Percent
Jeanette Mott Oxford (D) 10,654 90.8%
Michael Peters, Jr. (L) 1,080 9.2%

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Oxford was up for re-election, she collected $22,766 in donations.[6]

Her four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Anheuser-Busch $1,250
Saint Louis Association of Realtors $650
Page for Missouri $500
Obrien, Polly $500


Listed below are the two largest contributors to Jeanette Mott Oxford's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Total Monetary Contributions Received from Persons Giving $100 & Less $1,083
Tony Lewis $1,000

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Preceded by
Missouri House of Representatives District 59
Succeeded by
Mike Bernskoetter (R)