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Dan Brown
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Missouri State Senate, District 16
Incumbent
In office
2011- present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 four-year terms
Prior offices
Missouri State House of Representatives
2009-2011
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Missouri-Columbia
Ph.D.University of Missouri-Columbia
Personal
BirthdayDecember 22, 1950
Place of birthSolo, Missouri
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dan Brown (b. December 22, 1950) is a Republican member of the Missouri State Senate, representing District 16. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Brown earned his B.S. in Agriculture and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Missouri-Columbia. His professional experience includes working in veterinary medicine.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources
Appropriations
Education
Veterans' Affairs and Health, Chair
Joint Committee on the Life Sciences
Joint Committee on MO Health Net

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brown served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Brown served on the following committees:

Issues

No New Taxes Pledge

Prior to the 2011 legislative session, a minority of Missouri lawmakers signed the "No New Taxes Pledge." Only four out of 34 state Senate members signed the pledge. Out of 163 state House members, only 34 lawmakers signed.

Brown signed the pledge.[1]

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Dan Brown endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Election history

2010

On November 2, 2010 Brown won election to the Missouri State Senate, defeating Frank Barnitz.

Missouri State Senate, District 16 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Brown (R) 31,792
Frank Barnitz (D) 22,760

2008

On November 4, 2008, Brown ran for District 149 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating Wayne Bledsoe and Dennis Hustead.[3]

Brown raised $44,894 for his campaign.[4]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 149
Candidates Votes Percent
Dan Brown (R) 9,456 60.0%
Wayne Bledsoe (D) 6,013 38.2%
Dennis Hustead (C) 284 1.8%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Brown was up for election to Senate District 16, he collected $502,027 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Majority Fund Inc $215,000
Citizens For Brad Lager $60,000
Missouri Republican Party $59,205
Humphreys, David Craig $25,000

2008

In 2008, a year in which Brown was up for election to House District 149, he collected $44,894 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Brown Veternarian Clinic $7,000
Brown, Dan W & Kathy $7,000
106th Republican Legislative District Cmte $1,000
Missouri State Teachers Association $1,000

Personal

Brown is married with two children. He has been a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, First Christian Church, Mid-Missouri Energy, Missouri Farm Bureau, Missouri Farmers Association, Missouri Republican Party, Missouri Veterinary Medical Association, National Rifle Association, Paseo Biofuel, Phelps County Republicans, Quail Forever, and the Rolla Chamber of Commerce. [6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Frank Barnitz
Missouri State Senate District 16
2011–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Missouri State House District 149
2009–2011
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