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Chuck Purgason

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Chuck Purgason
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Missouri State Senate District 33
Former member
In office
2005 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem$98.40/day
Elections and appointments
Last election2008
First elected2004
Term limits2 four-year terms
Prior offices
Missouri State House of Representatives
1997-2005
Education
High schoolWest Plains High School, 1978
Personal
BirthdayMay 19, 1960
Place of birthWest Plains, MO
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Chuck Purgason (b. May 19, 1960) is a former Republican member of the Missouri State Senate, representing District 33 from 2005 to 2013.

Purgason received his diploma from West Plains High School in 1978.

Purgason previously worked at a cow farm. He is owner and founder of Ozark Wings Hatchery/Hunting Preserve and Ozark Awards.

Purgason served as Majority Whip at the Republican Caucus. He also served in the Missouri State House of Representatives from 1997 to 2005.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Purgason served on these committees:

Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Purgason won re-election to the 33rd District Seat in the Missouri State Senate, defeating Eric Reeve (D).[1]

Missouri State Senate, District 33 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Chuck Purgason (R) 53,529 67.3%
Eric Reeve (D) 25,997 32.7%

2004

On November 2, 2004, Purgason won election to the 33rd District Seat in the Missouri State Senate, defeating R.A. Pendergrass (D).[2]

Missouri State Senate, District 33 (2004)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Chuck Purgason (R) 49,396 64.8%
R.A. Pendergrass (D) 26,868 35.2%

2002

On November 5, 2002, Purgason won re-election to the 151st District Seat in the Missouri House of Representatives unopposed.[3]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 151 (2002)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Chuck Purgason (R) 8,156 100.0%

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, a year in which Purgason was up for re-election to Senate District 33, he collected $107,005 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Missouri Bankers Association $4,025
Missouri Hospital Association $2,800
Elect Nodler Cmte $2,150
Missouri State Farm Agents $2,000

2004

In 2004, a year in which Purgason was up for election to Senate District 33, he collected $171,279 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2004 were:

Donor Amount
Missouri Bankers Association $7,150
127th Republican Legislative District Cmte $4,500
34th Republican Senatorial District Cmte $3,500
18th Republican Legislative District Cmte $2,500

2002

In 2002, a year in which Purgason was up for re-election to House District 151, he collected $20,667 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2002 were:

Donor Amount
Moore, Richard & Louis $600
Neuton, Mike & Sheila $600
Missouri Association of Realtors $600
Missouri State Medical Association $600

2000

In 2000, a year in which Purgason was up for re-election to House District 151, he collected $24,210 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2000 were:

Donor Amount
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City $825
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway $550
Missouri State Medical Association $550
Enterprise Rent A Car $550

1998

In 1998, a year in which Purgason was up for re-election to House District 151, he collected $16,740 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 1998 were:

Donor Amount
Missouri Bankers Association $1,050
Missouri State Medical Association $450
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri $400
National Healthcorp $275

1996

In 1996, a year in which Purgason was up for election to House District 151, he collected $30,609 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 1996 were:

Donor Amount
Purgason, Chuck $9,213
Missouri Republican State Cmte $2,500
Franz, Nancy & Phillip $950
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City $500

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Personal

Purgason and his wife, Janet, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Missouri State Senate District 33
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Mike Cunningham (R)