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Shawn Rhoads

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Shawn Rhoads
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 154
Incumbent
In office
January 7, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Shawn Rhoads is a Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 154. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Rhoads' website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Education

  • Excerpt: "As being a school board member for the past five years I know the issues schools face. I will take a stand to ensure schools have all the resources to educate our children"

Jobs and Small Business

  • Excerpt: "In Howell County there are several places to work, but due to Big Government regulations small businesses are struggling. It is time to get the Big Government to make it easier to allow small businesses to flourish and more jobs to come to the area."

Healthcare

  • Excerpt: "Obama care will hurt all of us. Why is it a small business or individual health care comes at a cost that not many can afford? Insurance company need to provide the same insurance to individuals as they do to large corporations."

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations - Public Safety and Corrections
Corrections
Crime Prevention and Public Safety
Professional Registration and Licensing
Joint Committee on Corrections

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.

2012

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Rhoads won election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 154. Rhoads defeated Kathleen Hensley and Stan Watson in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated R. A. Pendergrass (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 154, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngShawn Rhoads 68.5% 9,950
     Democratic R. A. Pendergrass 31.5% 4,570
Total Votes 14,520
Missouri House of Representatives, District 154 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngShawn Rhoads 45.7% 3,011
Stan Watson 31.8% 2,094
Kathleen Hensley 22.4% 1,477
Total Votes 6,582

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Rhoads is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Rhoads raised a total of $15,191 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[4]

Shawn Rhoads's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri House of Representatives, District 154 Won $15,191
Grand Total Raised $15,191

2012

Rhoads won election to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Rhoads raised a total of $15,191.


Personal

Rhoads and his wife, Jennifer, have three children.[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Todd Richardson (R)
Missouri House of Representatives District 154
2013–present
Succeeded by
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