|Missouri State Senate, District 31|
|January 7, 2013 - present|
|January 9, 2017|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||2 terms (8 years)|
|Missouri House Of Representatives, District 126|
|2003 - 2011|
Emery served in the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 126 from 2003 to 2011.
Emery earned his B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla. His professional experience includes working as Proprietor/Consultant for Character Returns, a Consultant for Petroleum Engineering, a Consultant for Rollarini Engineering from 1996 to 2000, and an Executive/Manager with Texaco from 1981 to 1994.
Emery's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"My statewide goal is learned children, not a healthy bureaucracy or comfortable institution. I promise to work for exceptionalism. That is my goal, and I am committed to the battle."
Government & Business
- Excerpt:"Ed believes that government is frequently out of touch with the conservative principles of Missouri. He knows that our communities will grow and flourish when the farmer and small business person are free to operate without unreasonable restrictions."
- Excerpt:"Ed Emery will serve you by standing for “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” voting by principle, rather than circumstance. He will work with others who are like-minded to restore government that facilitates rather than opposes individual character, initiative, and innovation."
Jobs & Prosperity
- Excerpt:"Legislation to eliminate government-mandated union membership so Missouri can compete with neighboring right-to-work states"
Sanctity of Life
- Excerpt:"Sanctity of life is not just opposition to abortion and euthanasia: It is a measure of the value of a human life. Nothing is more sacred or worthy of protection than life from conception to the grave."
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Emery served on the following committees:
|Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment|
|• Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, Vice-chair|
|• Ways and Means|
|• Joint Committee on Government Accountability|
|Missouri Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• International Trade and Immigration|
|• Tax Reform|
|• Utilities, Chair|
- See also: Missouri State Senate elections, 2012
Emery won election in the 2012 election for Missouri State Senate, District 31. Emery defeated Scott Largent and Dave Morris in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Charles A. Burton (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Missouri State Senate, District 31, General Election, 2012|
|Missouri State Senate, District 31 Republican Primary, 2012|
Emery raised $37,704 for his campaign.
|Missouri House of Representatives, District 126|
|Ed Emery (R)||11,419||66.9%|
|Linda Crane (D)||5,654||33.1%|
Comprehensive donor information for Emery is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Emery raised a total of $751,094 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.
|Ed Emery's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Missouri State Senate, District 31||$527,281|
|2010||Missouri State Senate, District 28||$92,393|
|2008||Missouri State House, District 126||$37,704|
|2006||Missouri State House, District 126||$36,515|
|2004||Missouri State House, District 126||$32,821|
|2002||Missouri State House, District 126||$24,380|
|Grand Total Raised||$751,094|
2012Emery won election to the Missouri State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Emery raised a total of $527,281.
|Missouri State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ed Emery's campaign in 2012|
|Humphreys, David Craig||$100,000|
|Missouri Club for Growth||$100,000|
|Atkins, Sarah Jane||$75,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$527,281|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Ed Emery's 2008 campaign.
|Union Pacific Railroad||$1,000|
|Missouri Cable Telecommunications Association||$1,000|
Emery is married with four children. He has been a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Excel - Barton County, Excel II - Barton County, Barton County Farm Bureau, Liberty Baptist Church, National Rifle Association, and the SPE Association for Information and Media Equipment.
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- Office website
- Campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Emery
- "edemery," Official Campaign Website
- Missouri Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Candidates
- Missouri Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- Missouri House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- Follow the Money's report on Emery's 2008 campaign contributions
- "Follow the Money," "Emery, Ed," accessed September 21, 2013
David Pearce (R)
|Missouri State Senate District 31
| Succeeded by|
|Missouri State House District 126
| Succeeded by|
Mike Kelley (R)