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Mike Parson
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Missouri State Senate, District 28
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 State House of Representatives
2005-2011
Education
High schoolWheatland High School, 1973
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 17, 1955
Place of birthClinton, Missouri
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mike Parson (b. September 17, 1955) is a Republican member of the Missouri State Senate, representing District 28. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. He served as Majority Caucus Whip in his first term.

Parson has served as Sheriff of Polk County.

Biography

Parson attended the University of Hawaii and University of Maryland. He served in the United States Army.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources
Appropriations
Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight, Chair
Small Business, Insurance and Industry, Vice-chair
Ways and Means
Joint Committee on Legislative Research

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

No New Taxes Pledge

Prior to the 2011 legislative session, a minority of Missouri lawmakers signed the "No New Taxes Pledge." Only four out of 34 state Senate members signed the pledge. Out of 163 state House members, only 34 lawmakers signed.

Parson signed the pledge.[2]

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Mike Parson endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [3]

Election history

2010

On November 2, 2010 Parson won election to the Missouri State Senate.

Missouri State Senate, District 28 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Parson (R) 47,380
Bennie Hatfield (C) 9,213

2008

On November 4, 2008, Parson ran unopposed for District 133 of the Missouri House of Representatives.[4]

Parson raised $100,345 for his campaign.[5]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 133
Candidates Votes Percent
Mike Parson (R) 14,325 100.0%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Parson was up for election to Senate District 28, he collected $524,264 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Parson For State Representative $98,866
Sinquefield, Rex A & Jeanne C $25,000
Leadership for Tomorrow $21,181
Friends of Tilley $11,000

2008

In 2008, a year in which Parson was up for re-election to House District 133, he collected $100,345 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Union Pacific Railroad $4,325
Missouri Bankers Association $4,225
BNSF Railway $2,825
ALTRIA $2,325

2006

In 2006, a year in which Parson was up for re-election to House District 133, he collected $51,075 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Missouri Bankers Association $3,550
Ameristar Casinos $1,875
Missouri County Collectors Association $650
Missouri Insurance Coalition $650

2004

In 2004, a year in which Parson was up for election to House District 133, he collected $41,579 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2004 were:

Donor Amount
Parson, Mike & Teresa $6,000
7Th Republican Congressional District Cmte $3,025
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys $1,200
Empire District Electric Co $600

Personal

Parson is a member of the American Legion, Bolivar Chamber of Commerce Board, Missouri Cattlemen’s Association, Missouri Farm Bureau, National Sheriffs Association, Missouri Sheriffs Missouri Association of Counties for Budget Procedure, and Optimist Club.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Delbert Scott
Missouri State Senate District 28
2011–present
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Missouri State House District 133
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