Nita Jane Ayres

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Nita Jane Ayres
Missouri House Of Representatives District 62
Former member
Term in office began
February 2010
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Secretary/Treasurer, Yocum Silver Mine
Nita Jane Ayres (b. May 19, 1957) is a former Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 62. She was elected in a special election held February 2, 2010 to replace Dennis Wood, who resigned his seat to become presiding commissioner of Stone County.

Ayres defeated Libertarian Patty Tweedle by a vote of 1,325 to 378.[1]

Ayres works as Secretary/Treasurer for Yocum Silver Mine, Incorporated. She has previously been Controller of Tindle Mills and Central Soya Company, Incorporated, and a realtor. She earned her BS in Accounting and Business Administration from Southwest Baptist University.

Ayres is Vice President of Table Rock Lake Community Foundation Board, and a member of the Stone County TIF Commission, Skaggs Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, and Table Rock Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Board.[2]

Committee assignments


2010 primary

Ayres lost in the Republican primary on August 3 to Don Phillips by a margin of 3,112-2,206. Philips is running unopposed in the general election on November 2.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dennis Wood
Missouri House of Representatives District 62
February 2010-present
Succeeded by