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  name                = Jay Wasson |
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  |Name = Jay Wasson
  political position  = Missouri State Senate, District 20 |
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  |Position = Missouri State Senate, District 20
  assumed office      = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 5, 2011]] |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 5, 2015]] |
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|Tenure = 2011 - present
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 5, 2015]]
  profession          = Real Estate Developer |
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|Assumed office = 2011
  website             = [http://www.senate.mo.gov/11info/members/mem20.htm Senate website] |
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  |Political party = Republican
}}{{tnr}}'''Jay Wasson''' (b. October 24, 1956) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Missouri State Senate]].  He has represented District 20 since 2011.  
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|First elected = [[Missouri State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Next election = [[Missouri State Senate elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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|Prior office = Missouri House of Representatives
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jay Wasson''' (b. October 24, 1956) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Missouri State Senate]], representing District 20.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.  
  
Wasson attended Drury University.  He works as a real estate developer.  Prior to joining the House, Wasson served as Mayor of the City of Nixa from 1997-2002.
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Wasson served as Mayor of the City of Nixa from 1997 to 2002.
  
He is a member of the Community Foundation Board, Ozark Branch Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the Nixa Chamber of Commerce.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=39627 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Wasson]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Wasson attended Drury University.  His professional experience includes working as a real estate developer.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=39627 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Wasson]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
* [[Budget Committee, Missouri House of Representatives|Budget]]
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===2013-2014===
* [[Insurance Policy Committee, Missouri House of Representatives|Insurance]]
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Wasson served on the following committees:
* Special Standing Committee on Health Insurance
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* Special Standing Committee on Professional Registration and Licensing (Chairman)
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==Elections==
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Missouri
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight
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|Committee3 = Jobs, Economic Development and Local Government
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|Committee4 = Small Business, Insurance and Industry
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|Committee5 = Transportation and Infrastructure
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|Committee6 = Joint Committee on Corrections
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|Joint6 = Yes
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|Committee7 = Joint Committee on the Life Sciences
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|Joint7 = Yes
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|Committee8 = Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight
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|Joint8 = Yes
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|Committee9 = Missouri Job Training Joint Legislative Oversight
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|Joint9 = Yes
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}}
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wasson served on the following committees:
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|State = Missouri
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Joint Committee on Corrections
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|Joint1 = Yes
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|Committee2 = Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections
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|Chair2 = Vice-chair
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|Committee3 = Joint Committee on the Life Sciences
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|Joint3 = Yes
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|Committee4 = Progress and Development
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|Committee5 = Small Business, Insurance and Industry
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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|Committee7 = Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight
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|Joint7 = Yes
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|Committee8 = Missouri Job Training Joint Legislative Oversight
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|Joint8 = Yes
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}}
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Wasson served on the following committees:
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|State = Missouri
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Budget
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|Committee2 = Insurance Policy
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}}
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==Election history==
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
On November 2, 2010 Wasson won election to the [[Missouri State Senate]], defeating [[Terry Traw]].
 
On November 2, 2010 Wasson won election to the [[Missouri State Senate]], defeating [[Terry Traw]].
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===2008===
 
===2008===
  
On November 04, 2008, Jay Wasson ran for District 141 of the [[Missouri House of Representatives]], beating Ron Shawgo. <ref>[http://www.sos.mo.gov/enrweb/allresults.asp?eid=256 ''Missouri House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Jay Wasson ran for District 141 of the [[Missouri House of Representatives]], beating Ron Shawgo.<ref>[http://www.sos.mo.gov/enrweb/allresults.asp?eid=256 ''Missouri House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
  
Jay Wasson raised $113,709 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=105409 ''Follow the Money's report on Wasson's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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Wasson raised $113,709 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=105409 ''Follow the Money's report on Wasson's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign Donors==
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name= Wasson
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|Full name= Jay Wasson
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|year= 2002
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|Editdate= September 21, 2013
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|link= <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5763 "Follow the Money", "Wasson, Jay", Accessed September 21, 2013]</ref>
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|party= Republican
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|totalraised2012= 164458
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|result2012= N/A
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|office2012=[[Missouri State Senate elections, 2012|Missouri State Senate, District 20]]
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|totalraised2010= 313135
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|result2010= Won
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|office2010=[[Missouri State Senate elections, 2010|Missouri  State Senate, District 20]]
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|totalraised2008 = 113709
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2008|Missouri State House, District 141]]
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|totalraised2006 = 93165
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2006|Missouri State House, District 141]]
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|totalraised2004 = 73013
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2004|Missouri State House, District 141]]
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|totalraised2002 = 42697
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2002|Missouri State House, District 141]]
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Listed below are the five largest contributors to Jay Wasson's 2008 campaign.
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|name = Wasson
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|total raised = 164458
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|org1 = Friends of Mike Cunningham 2012
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|org2 = Missouri Hospital Association
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|org3 = Right Choice Managed Care
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|org4 = Ameren
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|org5 = Missouri Automobile Dealers Association
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|orgamount1 = 25000
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|orgamount2 = 10000
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|orgamount3 = 7000
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|orgamount4 = 5000
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|orgamount5 = 4500
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===2010===
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In 2010, a year in which Wasson was up for election to [[Missouri State Senate|Senate District 20]], he collected $313,135 in donations.<ref name = Contributions>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=9624 Campaign contributions on Follow the Money]</ref>
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His four largest contributors in 2010 were:
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| Friends of Mike Cunningham
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| Align="Right" | $12,500
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| Rightchoice Managed Care
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| Align="Right" | $10,000
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| Missouri Automobile Dealers Association
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| Align="Right" | $7,800
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| Missouri Independent Bankers Association
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| Align="Right" | $7,500
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===2008===
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In 2008, a year in which Wasson was up for re-election to [[Missouri House of Representatives|House District 141]], he collected $113,709 in donations.<ref name = Contributions/>
  
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His four largest contributors in 2008 were:
 
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| Midwest Radiological Associates P C
 
| Midwest Radiological Associates P C
 
| align="right" | $2,000
 
| align="right" | $2,000
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===2006===
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In 2006, a year in which Wasson was up for re-election to [[Missouri House of Representatives|House District 141]], he collected $93,165 in donations.<ref name = Contributions/>
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His four largest contributors in 2006 were:
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| GSDS Modent PAC
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| Missouri Bankers Association
| align="right" | $1,500
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| Align="Right" | $3,850
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| 7th Republican Congressional District Cmte
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| Align="Right" | $3,200
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| Missouri Ambulatory Surgery Center Association
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| Align="Right" | $1,300
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| 129th Republican Legislative District Cmte
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| Align="Right" | $1,200
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===2004===
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In 2004, a year in which Wasson was up for re-election to [[Missouri House of Representatives|House District 141]], he collected $73,013 in donations.<ref name = Contributions/>
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His four largest contributors in 2004 were:
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| 7th Republican Congressional District Cmte
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| Align="Right" | $9,085
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| Missouri Bankers Association
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| Align="Right" | $1,500
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| Home Builders Association of Missouri
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| Align="Right" | $650
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| Witherspoon Collins Quinn
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| Align="Right" | $600
 
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===2002===
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In 2002, a year in which Wasson was up for election to [[Missouri House of Representatives|House District 141]], he collected $42,697 in donations.<ref name = Contributions/>
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His four largest contributors in 2002 were:
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| 7th Republican Congressional District Cmte
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| Align="Right" | $4,388
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| Missouri Chamber of Commerce & Industry
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| Align="Right" | $600
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| Missouri Association of Realtors
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| Align="Right" | $600
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| Huff, James E
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| Align="Right" | $600
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==Personal==
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Wasson has been a member of the Community Foundation Board, Ozark Branch Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the Nixa Chamber of Commerce.<ref name=vs/>
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Jay + Wasson + Missouri + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2009&district=141 Missouri House of Representatives - Rep. Jay Wasson]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=39627 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://www.senate.mo.gov/Wasson Office website]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=105409 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79242 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=67396 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=7254 2002]
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*[http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2009&district=141 2009 House website]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=39627 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=39627 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=121506 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=105409 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79242 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=67396 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=7254 2002]
  
 
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{{succession box | before = [[Dan Clemens]] | title = Missouri State Senate District 20 | years = 2011–present | after = NA}}
 
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Revision as of 16:50, 21 September 2013

Jay Wasson
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Missouri State Senate, District 20
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 House of Representatives
2003 - 2011
Education
High schoolNixa High School, 1974
Personal
BirthdayOctober 24, 1956
Place of birthSpringfield, Missouri
ProfessionReal Estate Developer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jay Wasson (b. October 24, 1956) is a Republican member of the Missouri State Senate, representing District 20. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Wasson served as Mayor of the City of Nixa from 1997 to 2002.

Biography

Wasson attended Drury University. His professional experience includes working as a real estate developer.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections, Chair
Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight
Jobs, Economic Development and Local Government
Small Business, Insurance and Industry
Transportation and Infrastructure
Joint Committee on Corrections
Joint Committee on the Life Sciences
Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight
Missouri Job Training Joint Legislative Oversight

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Election history

2010

On November 2, 2010 Wasson won election to the Missouri State Senate, defeating Terry Traw.

Missouri State Senate, District 20 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jay Wasson (R) 60,614
Terry Traw (D) 17,175

2008

On November 4, 2008, Jay Wasson ran for District 141 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating Ron Shawgo.[2]

Wasson raised $113,709 for his campaign.[3]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 141
Candidates Votes Percent
Jay Wasson (R) 15,745 72.8%
Ron Shawgo (D) 5,890 27.2%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Wasson is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Wasson raised a total of $800,177 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[4]

Jay Wasson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri State Senate, District 20 Not up for election $164,458
2010 Missouri State Senate, District 20 Won $313,135
2008 Missouri State House, District 141 Won $113,709
2006 Missouri State House, District 141 Won $93,165
2004 Missouri State House, District 141 Won $73,013
2002 Missouri State House, District 141 Won $42,697
Grand Total Raised $800,177
Wasson was not up for election to the Missouri State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Wasson raised a total of $164,458.
Missouri State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jay Wasson's campaign in 2012
Friends of Mike Cunningham 2012$25,000
Missouri Hospital Association$10,000
Right Choice Managed Care$7,000
Ameren$5,000
Missouri Automobile Dealers Association$4,500
Total Raised in 2012$164,458
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Wasson was up for election to Senate District 20, he collected $313,135 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Friends of Mike Cunningham $12,500
Rightchoice Managed Care $10,000
Missouri Automobile Dealers Association $7,800
Missouri Independent Bankers Association $7,500

2008

In 2008, a year in which Wasson was up for re-election to House District 141, he collected $113,709 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Missouri Bankers Association $3,900
Missouri Dental Association $2,700
Missouri Health & Hospital Association $2,150
Midwest Radiological Associates P C $2,000

2006

In 2006, a year in which Wasson was up for re-election to House District 141, he collected $93,165 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Missouri Bankers Association $3,850
7th Republican Congressional District Cmte $3,200
Missouri Ambulatory Surgery Center Association $1,300
129th Republican Legislative District Cmte $1,200

2004

In 2004, a year in which Wasson was up for re-election to House District 141, he collected $73,013 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2004 were:

Donor Amount
7th Republican Congressional District Cmte $9,085
Missouri Bankers Association $1,500
Home Builders Association of Missouri $650
Witherspoon Collins Quinn $600

2002

In 2002, a year in which Wasson was up for election to House District 141, he collected $42,697 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2002 were:

Donor Amount
7th Republican Congressional District Cmte $4,388
Missouri Chamber of Commerce & Industry $600
Missouri Association of Realtors $600
Huff, James E $600

Personal

Wasson has been a member of the Community Foundation Board, Ozark Branch Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the Nixa Chamber of Commerce.[1]

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dan Clemens
Missouri State Senate District 20
2011–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Missouri State House District 141
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Kevin Elmer