|Missouri House of Representatives, District 150|
|2011 - present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
Hampton's professional experience includes working as a manager at Noranda Aluminum.
Hampton's website highlights the following campaign themes:
Small and Efficient Government
- Excerpt:"He’s made difficult decisions, and can tell the difference between a necessary service and an expensive entitlement. He’ll put that experience to work in Jefferson City to develop a smaller, more efficient government, and make sure our tax dollars are wisely spent. "
- Excerpt:"He will work to improve efficiency in educational spending, and to increase opportunities for higher education, vocational education, and technical education in our district. He will work to keep Bootheel schools on a par with the best in the state."
- Excerpt:"Kent Hampton will work to bring much needed jobs to our region. He will work to remove prevailing wage requirements that increase the cost of public investment in our district, and will work with entrepreneurs, state and local agencies, and existing employers to attract new jobs."
Value Added Agriculture
- Excerpt:"Kent Hampton recognizes the tremendous value of agriculture to our local economy. He will work closely with farmers and agribusinesses to promote Bootheel crops and to develop value added industries to take advantage of locally produced commodities."
- Excerpt:"Kent Hampton will keep an open line of communication with his constituents, and will continue to hold town hall meetings and be a part of Bootheel life. He knows that our elected officials work for us, and not the other way around!"
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hampton served on the following committees:
|Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agri-Business, Vice-chair|
|• Downsizing State Government|
|• Workforce Development and Workplace Safety|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hampton served on these committees:
|Missouri Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture Policy|
|• Elementary and Secondary Education|
|• Health Care Policy|
|• Rural Community Development|
Hampton won re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 150. Hampton ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Tom Todd (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Missouri House of Representatives, District 150, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Kent Hampton Incumbent||50.5%||5,954|
|Missouri House of Representatives, District 163 General Election (2010)|
|Kent Hampton (R)||4,368|
|Thomas Todd (D)||3,613|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, a year in which Hampton was up for re-election, he collected $67,985 in donations.
His four largest contributors in 2010 were:
|House Republican Campaign Cmte of Missouri||$33,839|
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Hampton and his wife, Janis, have two children.
- House site
- Campaign site
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- Facebook profile
- List of candidates certified for the August 3, 2010 primary in Missouri
|Missouri House of Representatives District 150
| Succeeded by|
Thomas Todd (D)
|Missouri House of Representatives District 163
| Succeeded by|
Tom Flanigan (R)
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