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Bob Burns (Missouri politician)

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Preceded by  Dwight Scharnhorst
Role  American Politician
Name  Bob Burns

Political party  Democratic
Nationality  American
Party  Democratic Party
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Born  June 16, 1948 (age 67) St. Louis, Missouri (1948-06-16)
Residence  Affton, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Bob Burns is an American politician and Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives representing District 93 since January 9, 2013.

Burns has previously held public office as a member of the St. Louis Community College Board of Trustees, Affton, Missouri School District Board of Education, and Alderman for the City of St. George, Missouri.

Burns worked on the Congressional Staff of U.S. Congressman Richard Gephardt from 1995-1999 and the Senatorial Staff of U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill from 2007-2010.

He was inducted into the Affton School District Hall of Fame in 2010.

Political history

Burns first ran for the Missouri House of Representatives in 2006, seeking the House District 85 seat, but was unsuccessful. Redistricted to District 93 in 2012, he defeated fellow Democrat Joe Montecillo by earning 59-percent of the votes cast. He faced Republican Tony Leech in the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with nearly 65 percent of the vote.

In the 2012 November general election, Burns faced Republican Tony Leech, winning by over 4,000 votes to earn his first term in the legislature.

In the 2014 November general election, Burns faced Republican Garrett Mees, with broad voter support, he claimed his second term in the legislature.


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