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Michael Brown

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Michael Brown
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 50
Former member
In office
2005 - 2013
Base salary35,915/year
Per diem98.40/day
Elections and appointments
Last election2010
First elected2004
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sUniversity of Missouri, Kansas City
Associate'sPenn Valley Community College
Place of birthKansas City, Missouri
ProfessionOwner/Publisher, Ghettostone Publishing
Office website
Michael Brown (b. September 28, 1961) is a former Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 50 from 2005 to 2013.

Brown is Owner/Publisher of Ghettostone Publishing. He earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Missouri - Kansas City, and AA from Penn Valley Community College.

Brown is a member of the Cleveland Avenue Baptist Church, Freedom Incorporated Political Club, University of Missouri - Kansas City Alumni Club, Jackson County Housing Resources Commission, Missouri Real Estate Commission, and the Task Force for Civil Rights of the Disabled.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brown served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Brown served on these committees:


No New Taxes Pledge

A minority of Missouri lawmakers signed the 2011 edition of the "No New Taxes Pledge." The Taxpayer Protection Pledge is offered by the non-profit lobbying organization Americans for Tax Reform with the goal of opposing all tax increases as a matter of principle. Just one out of 34 state Senate members signed the 2011 pledge. Out of 163 state House members, only 38 lawmakers signed.

Brown signed the pledge.[1]



On November 2, 2010, Brown won election to the Missouri House of Representatives.


On November 4, 2008, Michael Brown ran unopposed for District 50 of the Missouri House of Representatives.[2]

Michael Brown raised $11,168 for his campaign.[3]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 50
Candidates Votes Percent

Michael Brown (D) 13,421 100.0%

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Brown was up for re-election, he collected $22,724 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Missouri Health & Hospital Association $1,000
United Transportation Union $975
Burns & Mcdonnell $900
Hospital Corp of America $900


Listed below is the largest contributor to Michael Brown's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce $1,125


Brown is married and has 3 children.[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Missouri House of Representatives District 50
Succeeded by
Caleb Jones (R)