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According to a July 2013 report in the ''St. Louis Beacon,'' Wagner had raised $739,869 through the first half of 2013 with a total of $756,022 cash on hand.<ref>[https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/31853/wagner_campaign_finance_071313 ''St. Louis Beacon,'' "Wagner raises more than $450,000 since April 1, heightens national GOP profile," July 13, 2013 (accessed July 15, 2013)]</ref>
:: ''See also: [[Missouri's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012]]''
:: ''See also: [[Missouri's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012]]''

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Ann Wagner
Ann Wagner.jpg
U.S. House, Missouri, District 2
In office
January 3, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 2
PredecessorTodd Akin (R)
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$2,705,873
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Missouri
Date of birthSept. 13, 1962
Place of birthSt. Louis, Missouri
Net worth$5,361,043
Office website
Campaign website
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Ann Wagner is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing Missouri's 2nd congressional district. She was first elected on November 6, 2012, and is currently serving her first term, having recently won the election on November 6, 2012 by 23%.[1]

Wagner began her political career as a local committeewoman in Lafayette Township before becoming the first woman hold the chair of the Missouri Republican Party.[2]

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Wagner is one of the most reliable Republican votes, meaning she can be considered a safe vote for the Republican Party in Congress.


Wagner was born and raised in St. Louis. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia Business School in 1984 focusing on Logistics.[2]


Wagner held management positions at Hallmark Cards and Ralston Purina. She served for 9 years as a local committeewoman in Lafayette Township.[2] She became the first woman to occupy the post of chair of the Missouri Republican Party in 1999.[3] During her tenure as chair, Republicans in the state won historical gains.[2] In 2001, she became co-chair of the Republican National Committee, and between 2005 and 2009, Wagner served as U.S. Ambassador to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.[3]

Committee assignments

U.S. House


Wagner serves on the following committees:[4]



According to a July 2013 report in the St. Louis Beacon, Wagner had raised $739,869 through the first half of 2013 with a total of $756,022 cash on hand.[5]


See also: Missouri's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012

Wagner ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Missouri's 2nd District. She won the nomination on the Republican ticket. Wagner defeated John Morris, James O. Baker and Randy Jotte in the August 7 primary. [6][7]She won election on November 6, 2012.[8]

Politico listed the 2nd district race as one of the top five primaries in the list 5 primaries to watch in 2012.[9]

U.S. House, Missouri District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Glenn Koenen 37.1% 146,272
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnn Wagner 60.1% 236,971
     Libertarian Bill Slantz 2.3% 9,193
     Constitution Anatol Zorikova 0.5% 2,012
Total Votes 394,448
Source: Missouri Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

U.S. House, Missouri District 2 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAnn Wagner 65.8% 53,583
Randy Jotte 22.9% 18,644
John Morris 7.4% 6,041
James O. Baker 3.9% 3,185
Total Votes 81,453

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Wagner is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Wagner raised a total of $2,705,873 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 16, 2013.[10]

Ann Wagner's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 U.S. (Missouri, District 2) Won $2,705,873
Grand Total Raised $2,705,873


Breakdown of the source of Wagner's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Wagner won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Wagner's campaign committee raised a total of $2,705,873 and spent $2,500,363.[11]


Lifetime voting record

See also: Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives

According to the website GovTrack, Wagner missed 0 of 92 roll call votes from Jan 2013 to Apr 2013, which is 0.0% of votes during that period. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. [12]

Net worth

See also: Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives


Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Wagner's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $3,276,087 and $7,446,000. That averages to $5,361,043, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican Representatives in 2011 of $7,859,232.[13]


Wagner has three children with her husband, Ray.[14]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Todd Akin
U.S. House of Representatives - Missouri District 2
Succeeded by