Barney Fisher

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Barney Fisher
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 125
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'sUniversity of Missouri Columbia
Date of birth12/17/1947
Place of birthNevada, MO
Office website
Barney Fisher (b. December 17, 1947) is a former Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 125 from 2005 to 2013.

Fisher is a graduate of the United States Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and earned his B.S. in Education from the University of Missouri Columbia. He has served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps and worked as a teacher in the Wellsville Public School System.

Fisher is a member of the Kappa Alpha Order Fraternity, Marine Corps Association, National Rifle Association, Nevada Chamber of Commerce, Rinehart Christian Church, and the Vietnam Veterans Association.

Committee assignments


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


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Fisher served on these 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.

Fisher signed the pledge.[1]



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


On November 4, 2008, Barney Fisher ran for District 125 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating Carla Keough.[2]

Barney Fisher raised $30,145 for his campaign.[3]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 125
Candidates Votes Percent
Barney Fisher (R) 9,429 60.6%
Carla Keough (D) 6,123 39.4%

Campaign donors


Not all contribution reports have been submitted yet.[4]


Listed below are the two largest contributors to Barney Fisher's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Ron Richard 2008 $2,500
Ron Richard $1,000


Fisher is married and has 3 children.[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Missouri House of Representatives District 125
Succeeded by
Warren Love (R)