Jay Wasson

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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$98.40/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 four-year terms
Prior offices
Missouri State House of Representatives
2003-2011
Education
High schoolNixa High School, 1974
Personal
BirthdayOctober 24, 1956
Place of birthSpringfield, MO
ProfessionReal Estate Developer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
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

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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)

Elections

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 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

2010

In 2010, a year in which Wasson was up for election to Senate District 20, he collected $313,135 in donations.[4]

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.[4]

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.[4]

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.[4]

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.[4]

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

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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