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Rob Vescovo



Robert Vescovo (born January 6, 1977) is an American politician serving in the Missouri House of Representatives and is currently serving as the Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives since 2021.[1][2] A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as Majority Floor Leader for 4 years.[1]

Rob Vescovo
Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives
Assumed office
January 9, 2021
Preceded byElijah Haahr
Majority Leader of the Missouri House of Representatives
In office
November 14, 2017 – January 6, 2021
Preceded byMike Cierpiot
Succeeded byDean Plocher
Member of the Missouri House of Representatives
from the 112th district
Assumed office
January 7, 2015
Preceded byPaul Wieland
Personal details
BornJanuary 6, 1977 (age 44)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Amanda
Children5
EducationSoutheast Missouri State University (BA)

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Personal life and family

Vescovo is married, he and his wife Amanda have five children.[2]


Political career

First elected in 2014 Vescovo defeated challenger Benjamin Hagin to win a third term in the Missouri House of Representatives representing District 112 which covers parts of north and central Jefferson County, Missouri.[3]


Electoral history

Missouri House of Representatives Primary Election, August 5, 2014, District 112[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Rob Vescovo 1,159 45.94%
Republican Charles Groeteke 1,151 45.62%
Republican Avery Fortenberry 213 8.44%
Missouri House of Representatives Election, November 4, 2014, District 112[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Rob Vescovo 5,432 60.07% +0.97
Democratic Robert W. Butler 3,611 39.93% -0.97
Missouri House of Representatives Election, November 8, 2016, District 112[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Rob Vescovo 10,754 59.64% -0.43
Democratic Robert Butler 7,278 40.36% +0.43
Missouri House of Representatives Election, November 6, 2018, District 112[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Rob Vescovo 9,621 61.30% +1.66
Democratic Benjamin Hagin 6,074 38.70% -1.66

Political positions

On Abortion, Vescovo describes himself as "100 percent pro-life.”[8]


References

  1. ^ a b Hartmann, Margaret (18 April 2018). "After Top Republicans Abandon Him, Missouri Governor Greitens Vows He Won't Resign" . New York Magazine. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Representative Rob Vescovo" . 99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017. Missouri House of Representatives. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2018" . ballotpedia.org. ballotpedia.org. Retrieved 23 December 2018.
  4. ^ "All Results; Official Results" . Missouri Secretary of State. Retrieved May 9, 2020.
  5. ^ "All Results; Official Results" . Missouri Secretary of State. Retrieved May 9, 2020.
  6. ^ "All Results; Official Results" . Missouri Secretary of State. Retrieved May 9, 2020.
  7. ^ "All Results; Official Results" . Missouri Secretary of State. Retrieved May 9, 2020.
  8. ^ "STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 112: Vescovo faces challenge from Hagin" . myleaderpaper.com. Leader Publications. Retrieved 23 December 2018.
Missouri House of Representatives
Preceded by
Mike Cierpiot
Majority Leader of the Missouri House of Representatives
2017–2021
Succeeded by
Dean Plocher
Political offices
Preceded by
Elijah Haahr
Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives
2021–present
Incumbent




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