Ryan Silvey

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Ryan Silvey
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Missouri State Senate, District 17
In office
January 7, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 9, 2017
Years in position 9
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem$103.20/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Missouri House of Representatives, District 38
2005 - 2013
Bachelor'sBob Jones University
BirthdayApril 17, 1976
ProfessionMortgage Advisor
Office website
Ryan Silvey (b. April 17, 1976) is a Republican member of the Missouri State Senate, representing District 17. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Silvey served in the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 38 from his win in a special election in April 2005 to January 2013.


Silvey earned his B.S. in Interpretive Speech from Bob Jones University. He has worked as a Mortgage Advisor for Integrity Lending Group, Vice President of Marketing for Plain Talk Media, and Legislative Correspondent for Senator Kit Bond.

Committee assignments


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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
General Laws
Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight, Vice-chair
Progress and Development
Veterans' Affairs and Health


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Silvey served on the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Silvey served on the following committees:



See also: Missouri State Senate elections, 2012

Silvey won election in the 2012 election for Missouri State Senate, District 17. Silvey ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Sandra Reeves (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Missouri State Senate, District 17, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRyan Silvey 52.8% 42,491
     Democratic Sandra Reeves 47.2% 37,997
Total Votes 80,488


On November 2, 2010, Silvey won re-election to the Missouri House of Representatives.

Missouri House of Representatives, District 38 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ryan Silvey (R) 9,133
Debbie Colozza (D) 3,979


On November 4, 2008, Silvey ran for District 38 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating Josh Reed.[3]

Silvey raised $89,600 for his campaign.[4]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 38
Candidates Votes Percent
Ryan Silvey (R) 12,083 58.5%
Josh Reed (D) 8,574 41.5%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Silvey is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Silvey raised a total of $828,378 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[5]

Ryan Silvey's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri State Senate, District 17 Won $521,670
2010 Missouri State House, District 38 Won $132,771
2008 Missouri State House, District 38 Won $89,600
2006 Missouri State House, District 38 Won $56,362
2004 Missouri State House, District 38 Defeated $27,975
Grand Total Raised $828,378


Silvey won election to the Missouri State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Silvey raised a total of $521,670.
Missouri State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ryan Silvey's campaign in 2012
Missouri Republican State Senate Campaign Committee$43,000
Sinquefield, Rex A.$25,000
Missouri Republican Party$16,456
AFSCME Missouri$11,565
Pyramid Home Health Services$10,000
Total Raised in 2012$521,670
Source:Follow the Money


In 2010, a year in which Silvey was up for re-election, he collected $132,771 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Supporters of Health Research & Treatments $6,750
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce $6,750
Missouri Healthcare Association $5,500
Missouri Health & Hospital Association $4,000


Listed below are the five largest contributors to Ryan Silvey's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Charter Schools for Missouri East $5,150
Missouri Republican Leadership Council $4,300
Republican 18th District Legislative CMTE $1,600
23rd Republican Senatorial District CMTE $1,600
16th Republican Legislative District CMTE $1,600


Silvey is married and has one daughter. He has been a member of the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Phi Sigma Literacy Society.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Luann Ridgeway (R)
Missouri State Senate District 17
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Missouri State House District 38
Succeeded by
T.J. Berry (R)