Don Ruzicka

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Don Ruzicka
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 132
Former member
In office
2007 - 2012
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem98.40/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sMissouri State University
Date of birth06/09/1957
Place of birthSaint Louis, MO
Office website
Don Ruzicka (b. June 9, 1957) is a former Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 132 from 2007 to 2012. Ruzicka was redistricted into District 157, where he won re-election in 2012, but resigned on December 21, 2012 in order to accept an appointment to the state Board of Probation and Parole.[1] Ruzicka previously served as Majority Floor Whip.

Ruzicka earned his B.S. in Wildlife Conservation from Missouri State University. He has worked for Carol Jones Realty and as a Missouri Conservation Agent.

Ruzicka is a member of Church of Rock, Faith Fellowship, Lawrence County Farm Bureau, Missouri Association of Realtors, Missouri Conservation Agents Association, Missouri Farm Bureau, Missouri Sheriff's Association, Missouri State Troopers Association, and the National Rifle Association.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ruzicka won re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 157. Ruzicka ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and ran unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]


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


On November 4, 2008, Don Ruzicka ran for District 132 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating Charles Dake.[4]

Don Ruzicka raised $56,828 for his campaign.[5]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 132
Candidates Votes Percent
Don Ruzicka (R) 8,739 55.8%
Charles Dake (D) 6,931 44.2%

Campaign donors


Not all contribution reports have been submitted yet.[6]


Listed below are the five largest contributors to Don Ruzicka's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
7th Republican Congressional District CMTE $7,816
Lawr County Central Republican CMTE $3,000
Ron Richard 2008 $2,800
AT&T $1,450
Cable One $1,160

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Ruzicka is married and has one child.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Missouri House of Representatives District 132
Succeeded by
Charlie Norr (D)