Kiki Curls

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Shalonn “Kiki” Curls
Member of the Missouri Senate
from the 9th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2011
Preceded by Yvonne S. Wilson
Member of the Missouri House of Representatives
from the 41st district
In office
2007–2011
Preceded by Melba J. Curls
Personal details
Born (1968-07-12) July 12, 1968 (age 46)
Political party Democratic
Children James
Michaela
Residence Kansas City, Missouri
Alma mater University of Missouri
Occupation real estate developer
Religion Catholic

Shalonn "Kiki" Curls (born December 7, 1968) is a Democratic member of the Missouri Senate.[1] She has represented the 9th district, which includes part of Jackson County, since 2011.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Kiki Curls was born in Los Angeles in 1968.[1] She attended St. Teresa's Academy for high school and then attended the University of Missouri for college.[1] She currently works as a real estate developer.[1] She also attends St. Monica’s Catholic Church.[1] She is the mother of twins.[1]

Political career[edit]

In 2006, Kiki Curls ran for the 41st district of the Missouri House of Representatives.[2] She won election unoposed and won reelection unoposed in 2008 and 2010.[2] In 2011 State Senator Yvonne S. Wilson retired from the senate so Governor Jay Nixon made a special election to fill her seat.[3] Curls ran for the seat with the support of Wilson.[3] Her opponent was Republican Nola Wood.[3] She won the election with 83 percent of the vote.[2] She is also the 14th ward's Democratic Committeewoman in Kansas City.[1]

Committee assignments[edit]

  • Appropriations
  • General Laws
  • Health, Mental Health, Seniors & Families
  • Joint Committee on Capital Improvements & Leases Oversight
  • Joint Committee on Corrections
  • Joint Committee on Tax Policy

Electoral history[edit]

2012 General Election for Missouri’s 9th Senate District
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Kiki Curls 62,964 100.0
2011 Special Election for Missouri’s 9th Senate District
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Kiki Curls 11,594 83.2
Republican Nola Wood 2,298 16.5
2010 General Election for Missouri’s 41st District House of Representatives
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Kiki Curls 5,002 100.0
2008 General Election for Missouri’s 41st District House of Representatives
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Kiki Curls 10,519 100.0
2006 General Election for Missouri’s 41st District House of Representatives
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Kiki Curls 5,855 100.0

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