Brent Lasater

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Brent Lasater
Brent Lasater.jpg
Missouri House of Representatives, District 53
Former member
In office
2011 - 2013
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
BirthdayJuly 13, 1960
Place of birthTipton, Indiana
Office website
Brent Lasater (b. July 13, 1960) is a former Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 53 from 2011 to 2013. Lasater was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 20 of the Missouri House of Representatives.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lasater served on these committees:


No New Taxes Pledge

A minority of Missouri lawmakers signed the 2011 edition of the "No New Taxes Pledge." The Taxpayer Protection Pledge is offered by the non-profit lobbying organization Americans for Tax Reform with the goal of opposing all tax increases as a matter of principle. Just one out of 34 state Senate members signed the 2011 pledge. Out of 163 state House members, only 38 lawmakers signed.

Lasater signed the pledge.[2]



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. Incumbent John Mayfield was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Bill Kidd defeated Brent Lasater in the Republican primary. Kidd defeated Mayfield in the general election.[3][4]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 20 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBill Kidd 71.9% 1,757
Brent Lasater 28.1% 688
Total Votes 2,445


See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Lasater ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 20. Lasater ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and was defeated by John A. Mayfield (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 20, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Mayfield 50.6% 7,692
     Republican Brent Lasater Incumbent 49.4% 7,514
Total Votes 15,206


See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Lasater won election to the Missouri House of Representatives. Lasater's opponent in the August 3 primary was Anna Lynn Vogel.

Missouri House of Representatives, District 53 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Brent Lasater (R) '5,291,
Diane Egger (D) 4,214

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Lasater was up for re-election, he did not collect any money in donations.[7]


Lasater and his wife, Veta, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Missouri House of Representatives District 53
Succeeded by
Glen Kolkmeyer (R)