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Norma Champion
Missouri State Senate District 30
Former member
Term in office began
2003
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Republican
Profession Faculty of Evangel University
Norma Champion (b. January 21, 1933) is a former Republican member of the Missouri State Senate. She represented the 30th District from 2003 to 2011.

Champion earned her B.A. from Central Bible College in 1972. She went on to receive her M.A. in Communication from Southwestern Missouri State University in 1978. She then earned her PhD from the University of Oklahoma in 1986.

Champion has worked as a professor of Broadcasting and Communication Theory at Evangel University. She is Adjunct Faculty at the Assembly of God Theological Seminary. She worked as Producer, Writer, and Host of 'Childrens Hour', an NBC Affiliate, from 1957 to 1986 She has been part of the Faculty at Evangel University since 1987.

Champion was on the Springfield City Council from 1987 to 1992. She served in the Missouri State House of Representatives from 1992 to 2002. She then joined the Missouri State Senate in 2002. She has served in that position since, representing the 30th District.

Champion is a widow and has two children.

Committee assignments

Elections

2010

See also: Missouri State Senate elections, 2010

Due to term limits, Champion was ineligible to run for re-election to the 2nd District seat in 2010.[1]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Champion won re-election to the 30th District Seat in the Missouri State Senate, defeating Doug Harpool (D).[2]

Missouri State Senate, District 30 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngNorma Champion (R) 36,370 57.5%
Doug Harpool (D) 26,934 42.5%

2002

On November 5, 2002, Champion won election to the 30th District Seat in the Missouri State Senate, defeating Craig Hosmer (D).[3]

Missouri State Senate, District 30 (2002)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Norma Champion (R) 25,915 51.5%
Craig Hosmer (D) 24,419 48.5%

Campaign donors

In 2008, a year she was not up for re-election, Champion collected $25,395 in donations.[4]

Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Missouri Bankers Association $3,900
BNSF Railway $1,000
Missouri Hospital Association $500
Missouri Dental Association $500
Coventry Healthcare of Kansas $500

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Preceded by
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Missouri State Senate District 30
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Bob Dixon