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Bill White (Missouri)

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Bill White
Bill White.jpg
Missouri House of Representatives, District 161
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary35,915/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kansas
Master'sUniversity of Chicago, 1980
J.D.Washburn University, 1993
Date of birth06/16/1953
Place of birthKansas City, MO
Office website
Bill White (b. June 16, 1953) is a Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 129 from 2011 to 2013, and District 161 since January 7, 2013.

White's professional experience includes working as a juvenile attorney at Jasper County. He also served in the United States Marine Corps from 1973-1976.

White earned his JD from Washburn University in 1993, his MA in Soviet area studies at the University of Chicago in 1980, and his BA at the University of Kansas in 1979.

Committee assignments


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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Downsizing State Government
Health Care Policy
Retirement, Vice-chair
Workforce Development and Workplace Safety


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



See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

White won re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 161. White ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and ran unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]


See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 White won election to the Missouri House of Representatives. White's opponent in the August 3 primary was Shelly Dreyer.

Missouri House of Representatives, District 129 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bill White (R) 6,341
Jim West (D) 2,629

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, a year in which White was up for re-election, he collected $144,201 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
White, William (Bill) $46,824
Freeman Physicians Group $5,400
Humphreys, David Craig $5,000
Southwest Missouri Leadership PAC $5,000


White and his wife, Ellen, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Missouri House of Representatives District 161
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Missouri House of Representatives District 129
Succeeded by
Sandy Crawford (R)