Sara Lampe

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Sara Lampe
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 138
Former member
In office
2005 - 2013
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem98.40/day
Elections and appointments
Last election2010
First elected2004
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sSouthwest Missouri State University
Master'sSouthwest Missouri State University
Date of birth01/05/1949
Place of birthCassville, MO
ProfessionEducator/Educational Consultant
Office website
(dead link) Campaign website
Sara Lampe (b. January 5, 1949) is a former Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 138 from 2005 to 2013. She previously served as Minority Caucus Secretary. She was also a candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Missouri in 2012.

Lampe earned her MSEd and B.S. in Elementary Education from Southwest Missouri State University. She currently serves on the faculty of Curriculum Development for the Association of Supervision, is an Educational Consultant with Sara Lampe and Associates, and on the faculty of the College of Education at Drury University.

Lampe is a member of the American Association of University Women, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Business and Professional Women's Club, Faculty of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Gifted Association of Missouri, NAACP, National Association for Gifted Children, Parents & Advocates of Gifted Children, Senior Democrats, and South Street Christian Church.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Missouri lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2012

Lampe sought the Democratic nomination for Lieutenant Governor of Missouri in 2012. She lost to Susan Montee in the August 7th primary election.[1]

  • Primary
Missouri Lieutenant Governor Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Montee 44.9% 131,319
Judy Baker 15.8% 46,236
Bill (William) Haas 12% 35,044
Sara Lampe 8.9% 25,955
Dennis Wisenburger 5.5% 16,149
Jackie Townes McGee 5.3% 15,493
Becky Lee Plattner 3.8% 11,080
Fred Kratky 3.8% 10,976
Total Votes 292,252
Election Results via Missouri Secretary of State.


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

Missouri House of Representatives, District 138 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sara Lampe (D) 4,704
John Sellers (R) 4,604
Steven Reed (I) 526


On November 4, 2008, Sara Lampe ran for District 138 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating Michael Goodart, Jr..[2]

Sara Lampe raised $79,998 for her campaign.[3]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 138
Candidates Votes Percent
Sara Lampe (D) 10,033 61.7%
Michael Goodart, Jr. (R) 6,216 38.3%

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Lampe was up for re-election, she collected $96,639 in donations.[4]

Her four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Friends of Chris Kelly $4,250
Harrietts List $3,000
Supporters of Health Research & Treatments $2,000
Missouri Health & Hospital Association $2,000


Listed below are the five largest contributors to Sara Lampe's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
138th Democratic Legislative District CMTE $3,072
Sara N. Lampe $3,000
Sara Lampe $2,016
AT&T $1,525
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce $1,000

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Lampe is divorced and has three children.[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Missouri House of Representatives District 138
Succeeded by
Don Phillips (R)