Ira Anders

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Ira Anders
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 21
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem$103.20/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sEmporia State University
Master'sEmporia State University
Personal
BirthdayApril 15, 1942
Place of birthGoessel, Kansas
ProfessionRetired
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Ira Anders (b. April 15, 1942) is a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 21. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Anders earned his B.S. and M.S. in Education from Emporia State University. His professional experience includes working as an elementary school teacher.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Elementary and Secondary Education
Retirement
Small Business
Tourism and Natural Resources
Utilities
Joint Committee on Education
Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement

2011-2012

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

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 Ira Anders is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1][2]

2012

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Anders won re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 21. Anders ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Vicki Riley (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 21, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngIra Anders Incumbent 58.1% 8,691
     Republican Vicki Riley 41.9% 6,264
Total Votes 14,955

2010

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Anders won election to the Missouri House of Representatives. Anders's opponents in the August 3 primary were Travis Richey and Jeremy Ploeger.

Missouri House of Representatives, District 51 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ira Anders (D) 3,683
Jeff Workman (R) 2,765
Kevin Kobe (L) 281
Michael Cogan (C) 243

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Anders is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Anders raised a total of $56,307 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[5]

Ira Anders's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri House of Representatives, District 21 Won $32,635
2010 Missouri House of Representatives, District 51 Won $23,672
Grand Total Raised $56,307

2012

Anders won re-election to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Anders raised a total of $32,635.
Missouri House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ira Anders's campaign in 2012
AT&T$1,650
Noranda Aluminum$1,000
Comcast$1,000
Noranda Aluminum$1,000
CenturyLink$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$32,635
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Anders was up for re-election, he collected $23,672 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Anders, Ira $1,338
Anders, Jon $1,000
Missouri Education Association $975
Missouri Council of School Administrators $800

Personal

Anders and his wife, Nina, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Cauthorn (R)
Missouri House of Representatives District 21
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Missouri House of Representatives District 51
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Dean A. Dohrman (R)