|Missouri State Senate, District 1|
|January 7, 2013 - present|
|January 9, 2017|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||2 terms (8 years)|
|Missouri House of Representatives, District 96|
|2011 - 2013|
|Bachelor's||Truman State University|
|J.D.||University of Michigan Law School, 1999|
Sifton served in the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 96 from 2011 to 2013.
Sifton earned his B.S. from Truman State University in 1996, and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1999. His professional experience includes working as a partner and attorney at Husch Blackwell.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sifton served on the following committees:
|Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections|
|• Veterans' Affairs and Health|
|• Ways and Means|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sifton served on the following committees:
|Missouri Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• General Laws|
|• International Trade and Job Creation|
|• Professional Registration and Licensing|
|• Joint Committee on Legislative Research|
- See also: Missouri State Senate elections, 2012
Sifton won election in the 2012 election for Missouri State Senate, District 1. Sifton defeated Sue Schoemehl in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated incumbent Jim Lembke (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Missouri State Senate, District 1, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Jim Lembke Incumbent||49.1%||44,055|
|Missouri State Senate, District 1 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Missouri House of Representatives, District 96 General Election (2010)|
|Scott Sifton (D)||5,655|
|Tony Leech (R)||4,062|
Comprehensive donor information for Sifton is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Sifton raised a total of $788,330 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.
|Scott Sifton's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Missouri State Senate, District 1||$653,761|
|2010||Missouri House of Representatives, District 96||$95,882|
|2002||Missouri House of Representatives, District 91||$38,687|
|Grand Total Raised||$788,330|
Sifton won election to the Missouri State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Sifton raised a total of $653,761.
|Missouri State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Scott Sifton's campaign in 2012|
|Democratic Senatorial Committee||$60,000|
|Missouri Democratic Party||$49,101|
|Missouri Senate Democratic Campaign Committee||$25,000|
|Simmons Browder Gianaris Angelides & Barnerd||$21,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$653,761|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Sifton was up for re-election, he collected $95,882 in donations.
His four largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Onder Shelton Oleary & Peterson||$1,392|
|Saint Louis Association of Realtors||$1,125|
|Food & Commercial Workers Local 655||$1,000|
Sifton and his wife, Stacey, have one child.
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- Office website
- Campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
Jim Lembke (R)
|Missouri State Senate District 1
| Succeeded by|
|Missouri House of Representatives District 96
| Succeeded by|
Mike Leara (R)