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James Morris, Missouri Representative

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James Morris
Missouri House of Representatives District 58
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Pastor
James Morris (b. February 8, 1962) is a former Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives. He represented District 58 from 2009 to 2011.

Morris is a Pastor at Lane Tabernacle Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. He previously served as Pastor of Saint James Christian Methodist Episcopal Church from 1995-2000, Director of Student Development at Saint Paul School of Theology from 1993-1995, and Pastor of Saint Peter Christian Methodist Episcopal Church from 1991-1995. He earned his B.S. from Murray State University.

Morris is President of Metropolitan Organization Strengthening and Empowering Society, Board Member of Healthcare for All, Board Member of In It to Win, and a member of the NAACP. He is married and has 3 children.[1]

Committee assignments



Morris lost to Penny Hubbard in the Democratic primary on August 3 by a margin of 1,600-1,296. Hubbard was unopposed in the general election on November 2.


On November 4, 2008, James Morris ran unopposed for District 58 of the Missouri House of Representatives.[2]

James Morris raised $14,937 for his campaign.[3]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 58
Candidates Votes Percent
James Morris (D) 13,648 100.0%

Campaign donors

Listed below is the largest contributor to James Morris' 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
James & Susan Buford $1,200

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Political offices
Preceded by
Missouri State House District 58
Succeeded by