Marilyn Ruestman

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Marilyn Ruestman
Missouri House of Representatives District 131
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Marilyn Ruestman is a former Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives. She represented District 131 from 2003 to 2011. Ruestman served as Majority Caucus Secretary.

Ruestman served as District Coordinator for U.S. Congressman Mel Hancock from 1989-1996, was Co-Owner of the Ruestman Construction/Real Estate Development Company, and District Director for Missouri State Senator Marvin Singleton.

She is Secretary of the House Majority Caucus, President of Women Legislators of Missouri, and a member of the Boys and Girls Club, First United Methodist Church, Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, Joplin Federated Republican Women, Metro Exchange Club, and Soroptimist International. She is married and has three children.[1]

Committee assignments



On November 4, 2008, Marilyn Ruestman ran unopposed for District 131 of the Missouri House of Representatives.[2]

Marilyn Ruestman raised $89,499 for her campaign.[3]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 131
Candidates Votes Percent
Marilyn Ruestman (R) 13,040 100.0%

Campaign donors

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Marilyn Ruestman's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
127th Republican Legislative District CMTE $9,450
126th Republican Legislative District CMTE $7,125
131st Republican Legislative District CMTE $4,725
CMTE for Responsible Government $3,000
Crowell for Senate $2,450

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Political offices
Preceded by
Missouri State House District 131
Succeeded by
Bill Lant