Missouri House of Representatives District 67

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Missouri House of Representatives District 67
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Current incumbentAlan Green (D)
Population30,819
Race56.6% White, 28.3% Black, 3.6% Two or More Races, 8.2% Asian, 2.9% Other, 0.3% American Indian or Alaska Native
Ethnicity93.4% Not Hispanic, 7.6% Hispanic
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
Missouri's sixty-seventh state house district is currently held by Democratic Representative Alan Green.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 30,819 civilians reside within Missouri's sixty-seventh state house district.[1] Missouri state representatives represent an average of 36,742 residents.[2] After the 2000 Census, each member represented 34,326 residents.[3]

About the office

Members of the Missouri House of Representatives serve two-year terms with term limits.[4] Missouri legislators assume office the first day of the legislative session.

Qualifications

To be eligible to serve in the Missouri House of Representatives, a candidate must be:[5]

  • At least 24 years of age
  • Qualified Missouri voter for two years before election
  • Resident of the district which he is chosen to represent for 1 year before election
  • Is not delinquent in the payment of any state income taxes, personal property taxes, real property taxes on the place of residence as stated in the declaration of candidacy
  • is not a past or present corporate officer of any fee office that owes any taxes to the state.
  • Has not been found guilty of or pled guilty to a felony or misdemeanor under the federal laws of the United States of America.
  • Has not been convicted of or found guilty of or pled guilty to a felony under the laws of Missouri.
  • In addition to any other penalties provided by law, no person may file for any office in a subsequent election until he or the treasurer of his existing candidate committee has filed all required campaign disclosure reports for all prior elections.

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Missouri House of Representatives are paid $35,915/year. Per diem is $104/day tied to the federal rate. Roll call is used to verify per diem.[6]

Term limits

See also: State legislatures with term limits

The Missouri legislature is one of 15 state legislatures with term limits. Voters enacted the Missouri Term Limits Act in 1992. That initiative said that Missouri house are subject to term limits of no more than four two-year terms, or a total of eight years.[4]

The first year that the 1992 term limits impacted the ability of incumbents to run for office was in 2002.

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If a vacancy occurs in the house, the Governor must call for a special election without delay. There is no time limit specified under law.[7] The mandate for a special election is sent to the election authority in the county that first established the legislative district.[8]

Elections

2014

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Missouri House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held 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. Alan Green defeated Sylvester Taylor, II, Larry Davis, Jr. and Tony Weaver in the Democratic primary. Dwayne Strickland was unopposed in the Republican primary. Jeff Coleman was unopposed in the Libertarian primary. Green defeated Strickland and Coleman in the general election.[9][10]

In a special election held concurrently with the primary, Green defeated Weaver (who ran as an independent), Strickland and Coleman to serve the remainder of the term vacated by Steve Webb (D).[11]

Missouri House of Representatives District 67, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Green Incumbent 79.1% 9,616
     Republican Dwayne Stickland 18.4% 2,241
     Libertarian Jeff Coleman 2.4% 296
Total Votes 12,153

Missouri House of Representatives, District 67 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Green 46.5% 3,031
Sylvester Taylor II 28.1% 1,830
Tony Weaver 17.5% 1,141
Larry Davis, Jr. 7.9% 512
Total Votes 6,514
Missouri House of Representatives, District 67, Special Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Green 67.7% 4,989
     Independent Tony Weaver 15.3% 1,130
     Republican Dwayne Strickland 15% 1,109
     Libertarian Jeff Coleman 2% 144
Total Votes 7,372

2012

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Elections for the office of Missouri House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on August 7, 2012 and a general election on November 6, 2012. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 27, 2012. Incumbent Steve Webb (D) was unopposed in the general election. Webb defeated Tony Weaver in the Democratic primary.[12][13]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 67 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Webb Incumbent 73.3% 4,915
Tony Weaver 26.7% 1,794
Total Votes 6,709

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Missouri House of Representatives District 67 have raised a total of $361,338. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $24,089 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Missouri House of Representatives District 67
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $43,364 2 $21,682
2010 $106,757 2 $53,379
2008 $113,688 5 $22,738
2006 $10,750 2 $5,375
2004 $23,569 2 $11,785
2002 $13,045 1 $13,045
2000 $50,165 1 $50,165
Total $361,338 15 $24,089

See also

External links

References

  1. Missouri Office of Administration, "Missouri State House District Population 2010 By Race, Hispanic Origin and Total Minority," accessed October 2, 2013
  2. United States Census Bureau, "2010 Census Interactive Population Search," accessed September 11, 2013
  3. U.S. Census Bureau, "States Ranked by Population," April 2, 2001. Accessed February 13, 2014
  4. 4.0 4.1 termlimits.org, "State Legislative Term Limits," accessed December 17, 2013
  5. Missouri Secretary of State, "Elected Officials Qualifications," accessed December 17, 2013
  6. NCSL.org, "2012 State Legislator Compensation and Per Diem Table," accessed March 18, 2013
  7. Missouri General Assembly, "Missouri Revised Statutes," accessed December 17, 2013(Referenced Statute 21.110)
  8. Missouri General Assembly, "Missouri Revised Statutes," accessed December 17, 2013(Referenced Statute 21.120)
  9. Missouri Secretary of State, "All Results - State of Missouri - Primary Election - August 5, 2014," accessed August 26, 2014
  10. Missouri Secretary of State, "Certified Candidate List - Primary Election," accessed July 24, 2014
  11. [http://enrarchives.sos.mo.gov/enrnet/default.aspx?eid=55533333 Missouri Secretary of State, "All Results State of Missouri - Special - Legislative District 67 - August 5, 2014," accessed September 29, 2014] (timed out)
  12. Missouri Secretary of State, "Nov 6, 2012 General Election - All Results," accessed February 13, 2014
  13. Missouri Secretary of State, "Aug 7, 2012 Primary - All Results," accessed February 13, 2014