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Stanley Cox
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 52
Incumbent
In office
2007 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem$103.20/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sCentral Missouri State University
J.D.University of Missouri-Columbia, 1976
Personal
BirthdayDecember 26, 1949
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Stanley Cox (b. December 26, 1949) is a Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 52. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Cox earned his B.A. in Political Science from Central Missouri State University and J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia. His professional experience includes working as an attorney in private practice, and as the Prosecuting Attorney of Pettis County from 1979 to 1982. Cox served as a Captain in the Missouri Army National Guard, and in the Army in Korea from 1971 to 1973.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Elections
Judiciary, Chair
Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

Education

  • Excerpt: "I will oppose any return to these types of cutbacks and I will support full funding of the State Funding Formula or as close to full funding as possible. We owe it to our children to provide a quality education."

Missouri Agriculture

  • Excerpt: "I believe the State has a role in promoting other uses of our agriculture products such as E-85 and Biodiesel. I promise to help keep as one of our State Goals the promotion of what Missouri farmers and ranchers grow and produce."

Economic Development

  • Excerpt: "I pledge to work to make Missouri a more desirable place to locate, grow or expand businesses that will create the jobs that our citizens want."

State Taxes

  • Excerpt: "I pledge to oppose any new state taxes without a vote of the people. The working man and women need a break from the burden of taxes."

Value of Life

  • Excerpt: "I am morally committed to support all efforts to protect the unborn, the elderly and the infirm."

Elections

2012

See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Cox won re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 52. Cox ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Phyllis Sue Domann (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 52, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngStanley Cox Incumbent 62.2% 7,998
     Democratic Phyllis Sue Domann 37.8% 4,854
Total Votes 12,852

2010

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

Missouri House of Representatives, District 118 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Stanley Cox (R) 7,057
Raymond Kinney (D) 3,092
Curtis Shipman (C) 492

2008

On November 4, 2008, Cox ran for District 118 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating Stan Bowlin.[4]

Cox raised $50,619 for his campaign.[5]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 118
Candidates Votes Percent
Stanley Cox (R) 8,709 57.1%
Stan Bowlin (D) 6,533 42.9%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Cox is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Cox raised a total of $164,479 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.[6]

Stanley Cox's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri House of Representatives, District 52 Won $46,988
2010 Missouri House of Representatives, District 118 Won $48,301
2008 Missouri House of Representatives, District 118 Won $50,619
2006 Missouri House of Representatives, District 118 Won $18,571
Grand Total Raised $164,479

2012

Cox won re-election to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Cox raised a total of $46,988.
Missouri House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Stanley Cox's campaign in 2012
Humphreys, David Craig$5,000
Missouri Hospital Association$2,250
Missouri Association of Realtors$1,750
Missouri Bankers Association$1,500
QC Holdings$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$46,988
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Cox was up for re-election, he collected $48,301 in donations.[7]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Ron Richard 2010 $3,000
Missouri Bankers Association $1,800
Missouri Health & Hospital Association $1,500
Missouri Mortgage Bankers Association $1,500

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Stanley Cox's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Missouri Bankers Association $2,600
Pettis County Republican CMTE $2,150
Ron Richard 2008 $2,000
118th Republican Legislative District CMTE $1,675
Voters for Good Government $1,000

Personal

Cox is married with two children.[8]


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Political offices
Preceded by
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Missouri House of Representatives District 52
2013–present
Succeeded by
Stanley Cox (R)
Preceded by
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Missouri House of Representatives District 118
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Ben Harris (D)