Joseph Fallert, Jr.

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Joseph Fallert, Jr.
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 104
Former member
In office
2007 - 2013
Term ends
January 5, 2015
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary35,915/year
Per diem98.40/day
Elections and appointments
Last election2010
First elected2006
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Personal
Birthday03/28/1953
Place of birthBloomsdale
ProfessionVice President, Aluminium, Brick, and Glass Workers International Union
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
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Joseph Fallert, Jr. (b. March 28, 1953) is a former Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 104 from 2007 to 2013.

Fallert serves on the Executive Board of the Missouri American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, and is Vice President of the Aluminium, Brick, and Glass Workers International Union.

He is a member of the Eastern Missouri Steel Council, Elks Lodge #2674, Council #1037 Knights of Columbus, and Steelworkers Local 169G.

Issues

Campaign themes

Fallert's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Get Missouri’s Economy Moving

  • Excerpt:"Joe knows it takes a balanced approach of incentives and private investment to create the right environment for job creation. Joe will be an outspoken advocate for a jobs plan that targets rural counties and outstate communities so that all portions of the state benefit from economic recovery."

Improve Our Infrastructure

  • Excerpt:"We need to improve our local highways, rail lines, hi-speed Internet, port facilities and public facilities. Joe knows this will help our region be more competitive in job development and provide safer highways for our families."

Support Missouri Agriculture

  • Excerpt:"He will continue to call for fair trade practices in agriculture and work with other rural legislators to see that the needs of the agricultural community are not ignored."

Support Education

  • Excerpt:"Joe supports giving our children the resources they need to succeed and is committed to keeping access to higher education affordable."

Keep Missouri’s Budget Balanced

  • Excerpt:"Unlike the Federal Government, Missouri is required to have a balanced budget. This requirement to live within our means helps Missouri to remain solvent and to maintain excellent bond ratings."

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Fallert served on these committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Missouri State Senate elections, 2012

Fallert ran in the 2012 election for Missouri State Senate, District 3. Fallert ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by Gary Romine (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Missouri State Senate, District 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGary Romine 53.8% 35,384
     Democratic Joseph Fallert, Jr. 46.2% 30,335
Total Votes 65,719

2010

On November 2, 2010 Fallert won election to the Missouri House of Representatives.

2008

On November 04, 2008, Joseph Fallert, Jr. ran unopposed for District 104 of the Missouri House of Representatives. [4]

Joseph Fallert, Jr. raised $30,380 for his campaign.[5]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 104
Candidates Votes Percent
Joseph Fallert, Jr. (D) 13,834 100.0%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Fallert was up for re-election, he collected $49,785 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Boilermakers Local 27 $3,175
Steelworkers Local 169G 1,425
Communications Workers District 6 $1,300
Laborers Local 916 $1,300

2008

Listed below is the largest contributor to Joseph Fallert, Jr.'s 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Boilermakers Local 27 $1,325

Personal

Fallert is married and has 5 children.[7]

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Preceded by
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Missouri House of Representatives District 104
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Kathie Conway (R)