Robert Cornejo

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Robert Cornejo
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 64
In office
January 7, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$35,915/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
Robert Cornejo is a Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 64. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Crime Prevention and Public Safety
Local Government
Professional Registration and Licensing


Campaign themes


Cornejo's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]


  • Excerpt: "Some of the specific goals I have in mind would be to reduce regulatory overreach, restructure our current tax system, and improve infrastructure. My experience will allow me to offer legislation that will help promote businesses and jobs."


  • Excerpt: "In the House, I will work to make sure that we respect the unborn and treat life with the dignity deserved by every human being."

Gun Rights

  • Excerpt: "As a life member of the NRA and a hunter myself, I fully understand that hunting and sportsmanship are an important part of Missouri’s heritage that must be respected and protected, and I will fight to protect every person's Second Amendment rights."


  • Excerpt: "I welcome debate over changes that can be made to the structure of our tax system that will reduce its complexity and result in a more taxpayer-friendly system."


  • Excerpt: "Our country was formed on a strong foundation of Judeo-Christian beliefs, and we must make sure that we remember this and keep our country in touch with these roots."

Election history


See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Cornejo won election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 64. Cornejo defeated Rick Stokes in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Wayne J. Henke (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 64, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Cornejo 51.6% 8,832
     Democratic Wayne Henke 48.4% 8,299
Total Votes 17,131
Missouri House of Representatives, District 64 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Cornejo 57.8% 1,981
Rick Stokes 42.2% 1,444
Total Votes 3,425

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Cornejo is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Cornejo raised a total of $90,079 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.[4]

Robert Cornejo's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri House of Representatives, District 64 Won $90,079
Grand Total Raised $90,079


Cornejo won election to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Cornejo raised a total of $90,079.

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