|Missouri House of Representatives, District 150|
|2011 - present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Birthday||February 3, 1948|
Hampton's professional experience includes working as a manager at Noranda Aluminum.
Hampton's website highlighted 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 the following 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|
Comprehensive donor information for Hampton is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Hampton raised a total of $191,541 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.
|Kent Hampton's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Missouri House of Representatives, District 150||$123,556|
|2010||Missouri House of Representatives, District 163||$67,985|
|Grand Total Raised||$191,541|
2012Hampton won re-election to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hampton raised a total of $123,556.
|Missouri House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kent Hampton's campaign in 2012|
|House Republican Campaign Committee of Missouri||$59,509|
|Friends of Todd Richardson||$4,000|
|Friends of Diehl||$4,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$123,556|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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|
Hampton and his wife, Janis, have two children.
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- Office website
- Campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- Campaign Facebook page
- "kenthampton," Official Campaign Website
- Missouri Secretary of State, "Nov 6, 2012 General Election - All Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Missouri Secretary of State, "Aug 7, 2012 Primary - All Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- "Follow the Money," "Hampton, Kent," accessed September 21, 2013
- 2010 campaign contributions
|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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