Eric Burlison

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Eric Burlison
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 133
Incumbent
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
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sSouthwest Missouri State University
Master'sSouthwest Missouri State University
Personal
BirthdayOctober 2, 1976
Place of birthSpringfield, Missouri
ProfessionBusiness Analyst/Problem Solver, CoxHealth
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Eric W. Burlison (b. October 2, 1976) is a Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 133. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Burlison's professional experience includes working as a Business Analyst/Problem Solver for CoxHealth.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Budget
Elementary and Secondary Education
Health Insurance
Professional Registration and Licensing, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

Issues

Health Care Compact

Burlison sponsored the Health Care Compact in the Missouri House of Representatives.[1]

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.

Burlison signed the pledge.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Missouri House of Representatives 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. Incumbent Eric Burlison was unopposed in the Republican primary.[3][4]

2012

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Burlison won re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 133. Burlison ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Nicholas Ivan Ladendorf (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 133, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEric Burlison Incumbent 70.5% 11,878
     Democratic Nicholas Ivan Ladendorf 29.5% 4,972
Total Votes 16,850

2010

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2010

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

Missouri House of Representatives, District 136 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Eric Burlison (R) 8,381
Devon Cheek (D) 3,372

2008

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Eric Burlison ran for District 136 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating Nick Beatty.[7]

Eric Burlison raised $66,559 for his campaign.[8]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 136
Candidates Votes Percent
Eric Burlison (R) 11,060

57.9%

Nick Beatty (D) 8,047 42.1%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Burlison is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Burlison raised a total of $271,894 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[9]

Eric Burlison's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri House of Representatives, District 133 Won $143,234
2010 Missouri House of Representatives, District 136 Won $62,101
2008 Missouri House of Representatives, District 136 Won $66,559
Grand Total Raised $271,894

2012

Burlison won re-election to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Burlison raised a total of $143,234.
Missouri House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Eric Burlison's campaign in 2012
Gregg, Berdy$6,000
Tauber, Shachar$6,000
Lamar Advertising$4,070
Missouri Hospital Association$4,000
Missouri Association of Nurse Anesthetists$3,500
Total Raised in 2012$143,234
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Burlison was up for re-election, he collected $62,101 in donations.[10]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Positronic Industries $2,800
Russell $1,500
Missouri Health & Hospital Association $1,500
Cole, Katherine $1,018

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Eric Burlison's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
7th Republican Congressional District CMTE $3,350
Eric Burlison $3,000
Animal Care Center $2,400
Friends of Bob Dixon $1,350
Positronic Industries $1,325

Personal

Burlison is married and has one child. He has been a volunteer with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Ozarks.[11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Missouri House of Representatives District 133
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Missouri House of Representatives District 136
2009-2013
Succeeded by
Kevin Austin (R)