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Mike Thomson

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Mike Thomson
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 1
Incumbent
In office
2007 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem$103.20/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sNorthwest Missouri State University
Master'sNorthwest Missouri State University, 1971
Personal
Birthday04/08/1946
Place of birthSaint Joseph, MO
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mike Thomson (b. April 8, 1946) is a Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Thomson earned his B.S. and M.S. in Education from Northwest Missouri State University. His professional experience includes working as a teacher/counselor at Conception Junction, and administrator/instructor at Northwest Missouri State University.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations - Education
Appropriations - Infrastructure and Job Creation
Budget
Elementary and Secondary Education
Higher Education, Chair
Joint Committee on Education

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Thomson served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Thomson won re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 1. Thomson ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

2010

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

Missouri House of Representatives, District 4 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Thomson (R) 9,442
Robert Ritterbusch (D) 1,934

2008

On November 4, 2008, Thomson ran for District 4 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating Rick Oswald.[3]

Thomson raised $61,495 for his campaign.[4]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 4
Candidates Votes Percent
Mike Thomson (R) 11,266 69.4%
Rick Oswald (D) 4,975 30.6%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Thomson is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Thomson raised a total of $220,464 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[5]

Mike Thomson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri House of Representatives, District 1 Won $58,593
2010 Missouri House of Representatives, District 4 Won $57,687
2008 Missouri House of Representatives, District 4 Won $61,495
2006 Missouri House of Representatives, District 4 Won $42,689
Grand Total Raised $220,464

2012

Thomson won re-election to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Thomson raised a total of $58,593.
Missouri House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mike Thomson's campaign in 2012
Missouri State Teachers Association$4,000
Nodaway Valley Bank$2,500
Missouri Council of School Administrators$1,800
Missouri Healthcare Association$1,800
Missouri Hospital Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$58,593
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Thomson was up for re-election, he collected $57,687 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
McCartney, Alice $3,000
BNSF Railway $1,400
Rural Telecommunications Cmte $1,150
Connect Edu $1,000

2008

Listed below are the two largest contributors to Mike Thomson's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Alice McCartney $5,000
Ron Richard 2008 $1,500

Personal

Thomson is married with two children. He has been a member of the Missouri Retired Teachers Association, Missouri School Counselors Association, Missouri State Teachers Association, and the Optimist Club. [7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Missouri House of Representatives District 1
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Missouri House of Representatives District 4
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Craig Redmon (R)