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Penny Hubbard

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Penny Hubbard
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 78
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
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)
BirthdayOctober 26, 1953
Place of birthSt. Louis, Missouri
Office website
Penny Hubbard (b. October 26, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 78. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Hubbard earned her A.A. in 1974. Her professional experience includes working as a program specialist for the Justice System.

Committee assignments


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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Urban Issues, Chair


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hubbard served on the following 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.

Hubbard signed the pledge.[1]



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 Penny Hubbard is challenged by Natalie Vowell in the Democratic primary. John Hubb is unopposed in the Republican primary.


See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hubbard won re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 78. Hubbard defeated Ruth Ehresman and Samuel J. Cummings, III in the August 7 Democratic primary and ran unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 78 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPenny V. Hubbard Incumbent 46.9% 1,737
Ruth Ehresman 34% 1,258
Samuel J. Cummings, III 19.1% 706
Total Votes 3,701


See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Hubbard won election to the Missouri House of Representatives. She was unopposed in the general election. Hubbard defeated incumbent James Morris in the Democratic primary on August 3 by a margin of 1,600-1,296.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hubbard is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Hubbard raised a total of $118,262 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.[4]

Penny Hubbard's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri State House, District 78 Won $78,787
2010 Missouri State House, District 58 Won $39,475
Grand Total Raised $118,262


Hubbard won re-election to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hubbard raised a total of $78,787.
Missouri House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Penny Hubbard's campaign in 2012
Democratic Organization$4,914
Supporters of Health Research & Treatments$3,000
Missouri Healthcare Association$3,000
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce$3,000
Total Raised in 2012$78,787
Source:Follow the Money


In 2010, a year in which Hubbard was up for re-election, she collected $39,475 in donations.[5]

Her four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Hubbard, Penny V & Rodney $10,000
Hubbard, Penny & Rodney $5,000
Hubbard, Penny & Rodney $2,000
Life Sciences Fund of the Greater Kansas City $1,000


Hubbard and her husband, Rodney, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Missouri House of Representatives District 78
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Missouri House of Representatives District 58
Succeeded by
David Wood (R)