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Charlie Shields

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Charlie Shields
Missouri State Senate District 34
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Healthcare Project Coordinator
Charlie Shields (b. July 25, 1959) is a former Republican member of the Missouri State Senate. He represented the 34th District from 2003 to 2011. Shields served as President Pro Tempore. He has previously served as Majority Floor Leader.

Shields earned his AA from Longview Community College in 1979. He went on to receive his B.S. in Marketing from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1981. He then earned his MBA in Business Administration in 1983.

Shields was a Retail Manager from 1983 to 1990. He then worked in Real Estate Management and Sales from 1990 to 1993. He is a former Healthcare Project Coordinator since then.

Shields was President of the Mid-Buchanan R-V Board of Education from 1990 to 1991. He served in the Missouri State House of Representatives from 1990 to 2002. From 1996 to 2002, he was House Minority Whip. He was also on the Board of the Mid-Buchanan R-V Board of Education from 1987 to 2004. He joined the Missouri State Senate in 2002 and has served in that position since.

Shields and his wife, Brenda, have two children.

Committee assignments



See also: Missouri State Senate elections, 2010

Due to term limits, Shields was ineligible to run for re-election to the 34th District seat in 2010.[1]


On November 7, 2006, Shields won re-election to the 34th District Seat in the Missouri State Senate, defeating David Mason (D).[2]

Missouri State Senate, District 2 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngCharlie Shields (R) 36,645 59.5%
David Mason (D) 24,961 40.5%


On November 5, 2002, Shields won election to the 34th District Seat in the Missouri State Senate, defeating opponents Glenda Kelly (D) and Eric Pendell (I).[3]

Missouri State Senate, District 34 (2002)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Charlie Shields (R) 27,334 51.7%
Glenda Kelly (D) 22,334 43.3%
Eric Pendell (I) 2,644 5.0%

Campaign donors

In 2008, a year he was not up for re-election, Shields collected $144,385 in donations.[4]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Missouri Hospital Association $4,900
Missouri Bankers Association $1,600
Diversified Health Services Corp $1,350
Missouri Motor Carriers Association $1,350
Missouri Association of Realtors $1,350

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Political offices
Preceded by
Missouri State Senate District 34
Succeeded by
Robert Schaaf