Becky Plattner

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Becky Plattner
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Candidate for
Lieutenant Governor of Missouri
Prior offices
Saline County Commissioner
2002 - 2007
High schoolSanta Fe R-10 High School (1976)
Campaign website
Becky Plattner was a 2012 Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Missouri in the 2012 elections. She lost to Susan Montee in the August 7th primary election.[1] Plattner has previously as the Director of the Missouri Department of Conservation, Presiding Commissioner of Saline County, City Clerk of Grand Pass, and on the Grand Pass City Council.


Plattner was born and raised in Saline County. She graduated from Santa Fe R-10 High School in 1976 and attended Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg and Missouri Valley College-Marshall, majoring in accounting.

In 1981, she was appointed to City Clerk of Grand Pass and was later elected to the Grand Pass City Council, where she served for 15 years. In 2002, Plattner was elected Saline County Presiding Commissioner and won re-election in 2006.



See also: Missouri lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2012

Plattner sought the Democratic nomination for Lieutenant Governor of Missouri. She lots to Susan Montee in the August 7th primary election.[1]

  • Primary
Missouri Lieutenant Governor Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Montee 44.9% 131,319
Judy Baker 15.8% 46,236
Bill (William) Haas 12% 35,044
Sara Lampe 8.9% 25,955
Dennis Wisenburger 5.5% 16,149
Jackie Townes McGee 5.3% 15,493
Becky Lee Plattner 3.8% 11,080
Fred Kratky 3.8% 10,976
Total Votes 292,252
Election Results via Missouri Secretary of State.


According to her campaign website, there are "six key areas which are of particular interest" to her:

  • Missouri's financial fitness
  • State tourism
  • Energy
  • Veterans
  • Senior citizens
  • Missouri's volunteer community


After the sudden death of her husband, Russell, Plattner sold their portion of the family farming business to Russell's brother. She lives with her two daughters in Grand Pass.

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