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Chrissy Sommer
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 106
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem$103.20/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Missouri
Personal
ProfessionVice President, Sunset Maintenance Co.
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Chrissy Sommer is a Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 106. She was first elected to the chamber in a special election on November 8, 2011. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Sally Faith (R) resigned to become Mayor of St. Charles.[1]

Biography

Sommer's professional experience includes serving as the Vice President of Sunset Maintenance Company and managing her husband's accounting firm.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

On her website, Sommer highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • "I want to live in a Missouri where jobs are abundant, where our children can receive a world-class education, and where they can live and raise their families, in the best state in the Midwest. I will work hard each and every day to do these things... I will be a leader who will fight for long-term solutions to revitalize our economy and create jobs, improve our schools, and make state government more efficient, transparent, and accountable."

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Administration and Accounts
Appropriations - General Administration, Vice-chair
Appropriations - Public Safety and Corrections
Downsizing State Government
Economic Development
Small Business

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. Ken Tucker is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Chrissy Sommer is challenged by Erin Schulte in the Republican primary.[3]

2012

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sommer won re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 106. Sommer defeated Kyle Albert in the August 7 Republican primary election and defeated Morton G. Todd (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 106, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChrissy Somme Incumbent 60.2% 9,691
     Democratic Morton Todd 39.8% 6,404
Total Votes 16,095
Missouri House of Representatives, District 106 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChrissy Sommer Incumbent 77.9% 2,866
Kyle Albert 22.1% 815
Total Votes 3,681

2011

See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

Sommer defeated Paul Woody (D) and Bill Slantz (L) in the November 8 special election.[6] She won by a 38 vote margin.[7]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Sommer is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Sommer raised a total of $98,025 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.[8]

Chrissy Sommer's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri House of Representatives, District 106 Won $55,500
2011 Missouri House of Representatives, District 15 Won $42,525
Grand Total Raised $98,025

2012

Sommer won re-election to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Sommer raised a total of $55,500.
Missouri House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chrissy Sommer's campaign in 2012
Dempsey for Senate$3,500
StudentsFirst$3,000
Missouri Club for Growth$2,000
Citizens for Diehl$2,000
Ameristar Casinos$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$55,500
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Sommer has served as President of the Harvest Ridge PTO and the St. Charles Jaycees, and has volunteered with the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.[2]

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Preceded by
Steven Tilley (R)
Missouri House of Representatives District 106
2013–present
Succeeded by
N/A
Preceded by
Sally Faith (R)
Missouri House of Representatives District 15
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Jon Carpenter (D)