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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wasson has been appointed to these committees:
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wasson has been appointed to these committees:
* [[Appropriations Committee, Missouri Senate|Appropriations]], Chair
* [[Joint Committee on Corrections, Missouri Legislature|Joint Committee on Corrections]]
Capital Improvements and Leases Oversight, Chair
* [[Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee, Missouri State Senate|Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections]], Vice Chair
* [[Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment Committee, Missouri Senate|Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment]]
* [[Joint Committee on the Life Sciences, Missouri Legislature|Joint Committee on Life Sciences]]
Court Automation
* [[Progress and Development Committee, Missouri Senate|Progress and Development|Progress and Development]]
* [[Education Committee, Missouri Senate|Education]]
* [[Small Business, Insurance and Industry Committee, Missouri State Senate|Small Business, Insurance and Industry]]
* [[Education Committee, Missouri Senate|Education]]
* [[Transportation Committee, Missouri State Senate|Transportation]]
Government Accountability
* [[Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight, Missouri Legislature|Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight]]
Legislative Research
Missouri Health Net

Revision as of 12:22, 30 March 2011

Jay Wasson
Missouri State Senate, District 20
Assumed office
January 5, 2011
Current term ends
January 5, 2015
Political party Republican
Profession Real Estate Developer
Website Senate website
Jay Wasson (b. October 24, 1956) is a Republican member of the Missouri State Senate. He has represented District 20 since 2011.

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.

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

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wasson has been appointed to these committees:


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

  • Budget
  • Insurance
  • Special Standing Committee on Health Insurance
  • Special Standing Committee on Professional Registration and Licensing (Chairman)



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


On November 04, 2008, Jay Wasson ran for District 141 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating Ron Shawgo. [2]

Jay 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

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Jay Wasson's 2008 campaign.

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
GSDS Modent PAC $1,500

External links


Political offices
Preceded by
Dan Clemens
Missouri State Senate District 20
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Missouri State House District 141
Succeeded by