Stephen Webber

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Stephen Webber
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 46
Incumbent
In office
2009 - present
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem$103.20/day
Elections and appointments
First elected2008
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Stephen Webber is a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 46. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Webber's professional experience includes working as an aide to United States Senator Claire McCaskill. He has served in the United States Marine Corps.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Budget
General Laws
Workforce Development and Workplace Safety

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Webber's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

Education

  • Excerpt: "In order for Missouri to remain competitive, our children must succeed academically from pre-K to graduate school. Our students need to have strong public schools staffed by well-trained, well-paid teachers."

Healthcare

  • Excerpt: "I will fight to roll back Governor Blunt's irresponsible Medicaid cuts, and continue to work until every Missourian has quality coverage."

Economy

  • Excerpt: "I will work to re-stimulate our stagnating economic growth by investing in infrastructure improvements and by attracting business investment to the state."

Labor

  • Excerpt: "I believe all public construction projects should pay workers the prevailing wage. The advantages of doing so go beyond just treating people fairly. It also increases worker productivity and allows responsible local contractors to compete on an even playing field."

Environment

  • Excerpt: "I oppose big business attempts to circumvent their responsibilities through so called "audit privilege," which absolves them of their obligations if they report environmental damage that they have caused."

Elections

2014

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Missouri House of Representatives will consist of a primary election 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.

2012

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Webber won re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 46. Webber ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Fred Berry (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 46, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngStephen Webber Incumbent 65% 12,202
     Republican Fred Berry 35% 6,564
Total Votes 18,766

2010

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Webber won election to the Missouri House of Representatives.

Missouri House of Representatives, District 23 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Webber (D) 9,373
Paul Szopa (R) 4,415

2008

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Webber ran unopposed for District 23 of the Missouri House of Representatives.[5]

Webber raised $100,310 for his campaign.[6]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 23
Candidates Votes Percent
Stephen Webber (D) 16,884 100.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Webber is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Webber raised a total of $238,851 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[7]

Stephen Webber's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri House of Representatives, District 46 Won $74,702
2010 Missouri House of Representatives, District 23 Won $63,839
2008 Missouri House of Representatives, District 23 Won $100,310
Grand Total Raised $238,851

2012

Webber won re-election to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Webber raised a total of $74,702.
Missouri House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Stephen Webber's campaign in 2012
Missouri Association of Realtors$22,865
Simmons Browder Gianaris Angelides & Barnerd$4,000
Anheuser-Busch$2,500
AFSCME Missouri$2,000
Ameren$1,350
Total Raised in 2012$74,702
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Webber was up for re-election, he collected $63,839 in donations.[8]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Afscme Missouri $6,000
Anheuser-Busch $3,000
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce $2,750
Supporters of Health Research & Treatments $2,750

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Stephen Webber's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Friends of Labor $4,825
22nd Democratic Legislative District CMTE $2,900
AFSCME Missouri $2,325
Mary Webber Weston $2,000
23rd Democratic Senatorial District CMTE $1,950

Personal

Webber has been a member of the American Legion and Iraq Afghanistan Veterans of America, and a volunteer with Missouri Boys State.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Missouri House of Representatives District 46
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Missouri State House District 23
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Randy D. Dunn (D)