Rebecca McClanahan

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Rebecca McClanahan
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Candidate for
Missouri House of Representatives, District 3
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
Missouri House Of Representatives, District 2
2007 - 2011
Personal
ProfessionRegistered Nurse
Websites
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Rebecca McClanahan was a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 2 from 2007 to 2011.

McClanahan has worked as a health care consultant, registered nurse, and educator at Truman State University. She earned her PhD in Community Mental Health Nursing from the University of Kansas, MS in Nursing from the University of Missouri, and BS in Nursing from Truman State University.

McClanahan is a member of the Kirksville Nazarene Church, Missouri Nurses Association Board, Phi Kappa Phi, and Rho Omega Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

McClanahan's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

Healthcare

  • Excerpt:"When it comes to both the personal and the professional, Rebecca understands firsthand the most important issues of health care. For her entire career, she has fought for better healthcare and greater access for all Missourians."

Education

  • Excerpt:"In order to prepare our students for the workforce, we need investment. In order to inspire a love of learning, we need investment. Rebecca will work hard to responsibly increase funding for the foundation of our democracy."

Business

  • Excerpt:"Rebecca knows that small businesses are as much a part of our economic growth as they are part of the community. She will work to foster local entrepreneurship, increase employment opportunities, and make it easier for businesses to thrive and grow."

Agriculture

  • Excerpt:"Rather than watching the wealth of our fields and stockyards leave the area and the state, Rebecca will work to keep it here, for our farmers and our families."

Elections

2012

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

McClanahan ran in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 3. McClanahan ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by Nate Walker (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngNate Walker 57.4% 8,300
     Democratic Rebecca McClanahan 42.6% 6,159
Total Votes 14,459

2008

On November 04, 2008, Rebecca McClanahan ran for District 2 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating Thom Van Vleck. [5]

Rebecca McClanahan raised $168,482 for her campaign.[6]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 2
Candidates Votes Percent


Rebecca McClanahan (D) 8,626 54.6%
Thom Van Vleck (R) 7,169 45.4%

Campaign donors

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Rebecca McClanahan's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Missouri House Democratic Campaign CMTE $22,000
Comprehensive Health Systems $10,325
Adair County Democratic Central CMTE $2,635
Citizens for Mike Talboy $1,700
2nd Democratic Legislative District CMTE $1,675

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Missouri State House District 2
2007–2011
Succeeded by
Zachary Wyatt