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John Wright (Missouri)

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John Wright
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 47
In office
January 7, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary35,915/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Office website
Campaign website
John Wright is a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 47. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture Policy
Appropriations - Education
Downsizing State Government
Higher Education

Election history


See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Wright ran in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 47. Wright defeated Nancy Copenhaver in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Mitch Richards (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 47, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Wright 51.7% 8,138
     Republican Mitch Richards 48.3% 7,589
Total Votes 15,727
Missouri House of Representatives, District 47 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn A. Wright 64.1% 1,305
Nancy Copenhaver 35.9% 732
Total Votes 2,037

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