|Missouri State Senate, District 6|
|2011 - present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||2 four-year terms|
|Birthday||January 17, 1962|
|Place of birth||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Profession||Owner/Operator, Ford and Lincoln Mercury franchises|
Kehoe's professional experience includes working as an owner and operator of Ford and Lincoln Mercury franchises, manager at Osage Industries, and sales manager at Dave Sinclair Ford.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kehoe served on the following committees:
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kehoe served on the following committees:
|Missouri Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment|
|• Transportation, Vice-chair|
|• Joint Committee on Corrections|
|• Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight|
In 2010, Kehoe sponsored legislation that would speed up the process of building a second nuclear power plant in Missouri.
The bill would have allowed a coalition of power companies, involved in an effort to obtain an early site permit from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, to recoup nuclear permit costs through rate hikes. Permit costs were estimated at around $40 million.
“Building a nuclear facility is a process, and it does take quite a while,” said Kehoe. “That’s why I feel it’s really important to talk about it today because we’re talking about supplying base-load power for people in 2020, maybe 2022, and our aging coal fired plants need to be addressed."
Kehoe noted that even if the permit was granted to build the plant, a new plant could take 10 years or more to be constructed and brought online.
The bill stalled after being referred to the Veterans' Affairs, Emerging Issues, Pensions and Urban Affairs Committee.
- See also: Missouri State Senate elections, 2010
Comprehensive donor information for Kehoe is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Kehoe raised a total of $851,180 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.
|Mike Kehoe's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Missouri State Senate, District 6||$255,032|
|2010||Missouri State Senate, District 6||$596,148|
|Grand Total Raised||$851,180|
2012Kehoe was not up for election to the Missouri State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Kehoe raised a total of $255,032.
|Missouri State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mike Kehoe's campaign in 2012|
|Pyramid Home Health Services||$10,500|
|Missouri Automobile Dealers Association||$9,550|
|Total Raised in 2012||$255,032|
|Source:[www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=137833 Follow the Money]|
His four largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Mike Kehoe Auto Group||$63,165|
|Missouri Automobile Dealers Association||$15,000|
|C Bar K LLC||$14,300|
Kehoe and his wife, Claudia, have four children.
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- Office website
- Official campaign website (Archived)
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Facebook page
- List of candidates certified for the August 3, 2010 primary in Missouri
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- "Bill boosting nuclear plant begins legislative path," Missouri News Horizon, December 17, 2010
- Missouri State Senate, "SB 50 - Allows electric companies to recover costs from ratepayers associated with early site development for certain electrical generation facilities." Retrieved June 17, 2013
- "Follow the Money," "Kehoe, Mike," accessed September 21, 2013
- Campaign contributions on Follow the Money
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