Chuck Gatschenberger

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Chuck Gatschenberger
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Current candidacy
Running for Missouri State Senate, District 2
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Missouri House of Representatives, District 108
In office
2009 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem$103.20/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Missouri-St. Louis
Master'sUniversity of Missouri-St. Louis
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Chuck Gatschenberger is a Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 108. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Gatschenberger was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 2 of the Missouri State Senate.[1]

Biography

Gatschenberger earned his B.A. from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. His professional experience includes working as a financial planner and Director of Academic Advising at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Financial Institutions
Local Government, Chair
Utilities

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

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.

Gatschenberger signed the pledge.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Missouri State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Missouri State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 25, 2014. Bob Onder defeated Vicki Schneider and Chuck Gatschenberger in the Republican primary.[3][4]

2012

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gatschenberger won re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 108. Gatschenberger ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and ran unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

2010

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

Missouri House of Representatives, District 13 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Chuck Gatschenberger (R) 16,214
Vickie Boedeker (D) 7,743

2008

On November 4, 2008, Gatschenberger ran for District 13 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating David Hurst.[7]

Gatschenberger raised $51,670 for his campaign.[8]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 13
Candidates Votes Percent
Chuck Gatschenberger (R) 19,170 58.3%
David Hurst (D) 13,703 41.7%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gatschenberger is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Gatschenberger raised a total of $219,082 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.[9]

Chuck Gatschenberger's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri House of Representatives, District 108 Won $93,402
2010 Missouri House of Representatives, District 13 Won $60,594
2008 Missouri House of Representatives, District 13 Won $51,670
2006 Missouri House of Representatives, District 13 Defeated $13,416
Grand Total Raised $219,082

2012

Gatschenberger won re-election to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Gatschenberger raised a total of $93,402.
Missouri House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chuck Gatschenberger's campaign in 2012
Friends of Wayne Wallingford$5,000
RightChoice Managed Care$3,000
Missouri Bankers Association$2,500
Flotron & Mcintosh$1,950
Charter Communications$1,900
Total Raised in 2012$93,402
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Gatschenberger was up for re-election, he collected $60,594 in donations.[10]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Missouri Healthcare Association $2,090
Citizens for Good Government in Saint Charles County $2,000
Missouri Bankers Association $1,650
Site Improvement Association $1,250

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Chuck Gatschenberger's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Chuck Gatschenberger $16,500
Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives $2,000
American Family Insurance $1,025
Your School Your Choice Statewide $1,000
Missouri Healthcare Association $1,000

Personal

Gatschenberger is married with three children. He has been a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, and a member of the Lake Saint Louis Chamber of Commerce, Missouri Right to Life, National Rifle Association, Wentzville Rotary Club, and Wentzville School District.[11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Missouri House of Representatives District 108
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Missouri House of Representatives District 13
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Nick Marshall (R)