Linda Black

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Linda Black
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 117
Incumbent
In office
2009 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem$103.20/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sCentral Methodist University
Associate'sMineral Area College
Master'sSouthwest Baptist University
Personal
ProfessionTeacher
ReligionFirst Baptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Linda Black is a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 117. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Black earned her A.A. from Mineral Area College, B.A. in Elementary Education from Central Methodist University and master's degree in Education from Southwest Baptist University. Her professional experience includes working as a public school teacher in the North Saint Francois County School District.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture Policy
Appropriations - Agriculture and Natural Resources
Corrections
Crime Prevention and Public Safety
Tourism and Natural Resources
Joint Committee on Corrections

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Black 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 Linda Black was unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1][2]

2013

See also: Missouri's 8th Congressional District special election, 2013

Black was a potential candidate for the Missouri Democratic party for the 2013 special election for the U.S. House, representing Missouri's 8th District.[3] The election was held to replace Jo Ann Emerson. The general election took place on June 4, 2013.[4]

There was no primary election. Instead, each party's nominee was chosen by a committee. Black was one of five Democratic candidates who reportedly reached out to the committee in order to make a case for the party's nomination.[3] Steve Hodges received the nomination of the committee on February 16, 2013.[5]

2012

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Black won re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 117. Black ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and ran unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7]

2010

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Black won re-election to the Missouri House of Representatives.

Missouri House of Representatives, District 107 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Linda (Black) Fischer (D) 5,836
John Fischer (R) 3,471

2008

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Black, then known as Linda Fischer, ran for District 107 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating Louie Seiberlich.[8]

Black raised $41,130 for her campaign.[9]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 107
Candidates Votes Percent
Linda (Black) Fischer (D) 7,700 51.8%
Louie Seiberlich (R) 7,170 48.2%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Black is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Black raised a total of $74,461 during that time period. This information was last updated on December 21, 2013.[10]

Linda Black's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri House, District 117 Won $-785
2010 Missouri House, District 107 Won $34,116
2008 Missouri House, District 107 Won $41,130
Grand Total Raised $74,461

2012

Black won re-election to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Black raised a total of $-785.
Missouri House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Linda Black's campaign in 2012
Total Raised in 2012$-785
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Black was up for re-election, she collected $34,116 in donations.[11]

Her four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Boilermakers Local 27 $3,000
Laborers Local 916 $1,500
International Union of Painters & Allied Trades $1,000
Life Sciences Fund/City Chamber of Commerce $1,000

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Linda Fischer's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Linda R. Fischer $19,325
SEMO Democratic Rally $1,400
Citizens for Mike Talboy $1,300
Friends for Fallert $1,000
Boilermakers Local 27 $1,000

Personal

Black is married with two children. She has been involved with the Missouri Farm Bureau, National Rifle Association, Saint Francois Democrat Club and the University of Missouri Extension Council Board of Directors.[12]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Missouri House of Representatives District 117
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Missouri House of Representatives District 107
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Ron Hicks (R)