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Jeremy LaFaver

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Jeremy LaFaver
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 25
Incumbent
In office
January 7, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary35,915/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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Jeremy LaFaver is a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 25. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations - Infrastructure and Job Creation
Budget
General Laws
Small Business

Elections

2014

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Missouri House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 5, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 25, 2014.

2012

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

LaFaver won election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 25. LaFaver ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Sally Miller (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJeremy LaFaver 63% 13,110
     Republican Sally Miller 37% 7,685
Total Votes 20,795

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for LaFaver is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, LaFaver raised a total of $48,742 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[3]

Jeremy LaFaver's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri House of Representatives, District 25 Won $48,742
Grand Total Raised $48,742

2012

LaFaver won election to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, LaFaver raised a total of $48,742.


Controversies

Arrest for drug possession

LaFaver was arrested on August 25, 2013, for possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Officers found 1.2 ounces of the drug and a pipe during an unrelated stop. LaFaver attempted to lower the penalties for marijuana possession in Missouri during the 2013 legislative session.[4]

On August 26, 2013, LaFaver resigned from the House Democratic Victory Committee, which he chaired, but said that he would not resign his seat.[5]

On September 27, 2013, LaFaver pleaded guilty to charges of possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors. He paid a penalty of $200 plus court fees for each charge before exiting the Boone County courthouse.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mary Still (D)
Missouri House of Representatives District 25
2013–present
Succeeded by
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