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John Wright (Missouri)

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John Wright
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 47
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
CandidateVerification
John Wright is a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 47. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture Policy
Appropriations - Education
Downsizing State Government
Higher Education

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

Wright ran in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 47. Wright defeated Nancy Copenhaver in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Mitch Richards (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 47, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Wright 51.7% 8,138
     Republican Mitch Richards 48.3% 7,589
Total Votes 15,727
Missouri House of Representatives, District 47 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn A. Wright 64.1% 1,305
Nancy Copenhaver 35.9% 732
Total Votes 2,037

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Wright is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Wright raised a total of $461,647 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[3]

John A. Wright's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri House of Representatives, District 47 Won $461,647
Grand Total Raised $461,647

2012

Wright won election to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Wright raised a total of $461,647.

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Missouri House of Representatives District 47
2013–present
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