Paul Fitzwater

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Paul Fitzwater
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 144
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem$103.20/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sTarkio College
Personal
BirthdayMarch 5, 1959
Place of birthPotosi, Missouri
ProfessionOwner/Manager, Fitzwater and Son Concrete
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Paul Fitzwater (b. March 5, 1959) is a Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 144. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Fitzwater earned his B.A. in Education from Tarkio College in 1981. His professional experience includes working as a school teacher, coach, and owner of Fitzwater and Son Concrete.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture Policy
Appropriations - Public Safety and Corrections
Corrections, Chair
Financial Institutions
Higher Education
Joint Committee on Corrections

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Fitzwater 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 consist of a primary election on August 5, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 25, 2014. Incumbent Paul Fitzwater is challenged by Ron Bohn in the Republican primary.

2012

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Fitzwater won re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 144. Fitzwater ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Michael L. Jackson (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 144, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Fitzwater Incumbent 65.8% 9,432
     Democratic Michael Jackson 34.2% 4,897
Total Votes 14,329

2010

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Fitzwater won election to the Missouri House of Representatives. Fitzwater's opponent in the August 3 primary was Ron Bohn.

Missouri House of Representatives, District 152 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Paul Fitzwater (R) 6,302
Shane Van Steenis (D) 4,869

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Fitzwater is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Fitzwater raised a total of $87,832 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[3]

Paul Fitzwater's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri House of Representatives, District 144 Won $46,898
2010 Missouri House of Representatives, District 152 Won $40,934
Grand Total Raised $87,832

2012

Fitzwater won re-election to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Fitzwater raised a total of $46,898.
Missouri House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Paul Fitzwater's campaign in 2012
Friends of Diehl$2,000
AFSCME Missouri$1,250
MSTA Legislative Impact Group$1,000
Mills, Jim$1,000
CNS Corp.$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$46,898
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Fitzwater was up for re-election, he collected $40,934 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Missouri State Teachers Association $3,500
Robart Chiropractic Center $3,000
House Republican Campaign Cmte of Missouri $2,356
Robart Chiropractic Care $2,010

Personal

Fitzwater and his wife, Sandy, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Missouri House of Representatives District 144
2013–present
Succeeded by
N/A
Preceded by
J.C. Kuessner (D)
Missouri House of Representatives District 152
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Todd Richardson (R)