|Missouri House of Representatives, District 139|
|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)|
|Bachelor's||University of Arkansas|
|J.D.||University of Missouri, 2000|
|Place of birth||Salem, MO|
Elmer earned his JD from University of Missouri in 2000 and his BS in architecture from the University of Arkansas in 1994.
Elmer's website highlights the following campaign themes:
Reducing regulations on businesses
- Excerpt:"I want government to step back and let businesses do what they do best to create jobs and services. I believe less regulation and interference will empower our Missouri businesses to thrive."
Ensuring that education occurs at the local level
- Excerpt:"I believe education is best accomplished at the local level by those who understand the needs and can teach children the shared values of the community."
Allowing farmers to produce food without excessive intervention
- Excerpt:"I want to see family farms grow strong and free from the attacks of special interest groups and government intervention."
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Elmer served on the following committees:
|Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Judiciary, Vice-chair|
|• Professional Registration and Licensing, Vice-chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Elmer served on these committees:
|Missouri Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Appropriations - Agriculture and Natural Resources, Vice-chair|
|• Economic Development|
|• International Trade and Job Creation|
No New Taxes Pledge
In Missouri for 2011, a minority of lawmakers signed the "No New Taxes Pledge." Only four out of 34 state Senate members signed the pledge. Out of 163 state House members, only 35 lawmakers have signed.
Elmer signed the pledge.
Elmer won re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 139. Elmer defeated Clayton Jones in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Bob Rubino (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Missouri House of Representatives, District 139, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Kevin Elmer Incumbent||71.1%||12,375|
|Missouri House of Representatives, District 139 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Kevin Elmer Incumbent||63.5%||3,263|
|Missouri House of Representatives, District 141 General Election (2010)|
|Kevin Elmer (R)||11,895|
|Bob Rubino (D)||3,595|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, a year in which Elmer was up for re-election, he collected $50,591 in donations.
His four largest contributors in 2010 were:
|7Th Republican Congressional District Cmte||$3,500|
|Henry Williams PC||$1,500|
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- Lobbyist profile: Lea Crusey - The Missouri Times
- Committee hears workplace discrimination bill - Jefferson City News Tribune
- Column: Martin Casas: HB631 and the defeat of President Obama - The Missouri Times
- Teacher evaluation proposal gets second chance in legislature - Springfield News-Leader
- Teacher evaluation, tenure reform plan fails in state House - Springfield News-Leader
- Missouri House rejects teacher tenure, evaluation legislation - Kansas City Star
- Bill would let board test drugs in inspections - Springfield News-Leader
- Teacher tenure still a live issue in Jefferson City - St. Louis Beacon
- House debates school-tenure bill - Springfield News-Leader
- Elmer's education reform bill voted down - Christian County Headliner News
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Elmer and his wife, Nancy, have three children.
- House site
- Campaign site
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- Twitter account
- List of candidates certified for the August 3, 2010 primary in Missouri
Shane Schoeller (R)
|Missouri House of Representatives District 139
| Succeeded by|
|Missouri House of Representatives District 141
| Succeeded by|
Tony Dugger (R)
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