|Member of the Missouri Senate
from the 18th district
2007 - 2011
|Preceded by||John W. Cauthorn|
|Succeeded by||Brian Munzlinger|
|Member of the Missouri House of Representatives
from the 9th district
2001 - 2006
March 30, 1961 |
Wes Shoemyer (born March 30, 1961, in Hannibal, Missouri) is a former Senator for the eighteenth district of the Missouri Senate. The district includes all or portions of thirteen counties in northeast Missouri: Adair, Audain, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Putnam, Ralls, Schuyler, Scotland, and Shelby.
Shoemyer was raised in Shelby County, Missouri and graduated from South Shelby R-IV High School in 1979. He attended the University of Missouri. Shoemyer and wife Cheryl live on their rural Monroe County farm with their three daughters and one son.
Shoemyer was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2000 representing the 9th district. He won the 2006 election for the seat that was vacated by John Cauthorn. He defeated Bob Behnen, a former Representative for the second district of the Missouri House of Representatives. Shoemyer won by 1,842 votes, or 3.4%. In the 2010 general election, Shoemyer was defeated by Republican Brian Munzlinger.
Missouri 18th District State Senate Election 2010
- Election results Missouri Secretary of State
- Missouri Senate - Wes Shoemyer official government website
- Profile at Project Vote Smart
- Follow the Money - Wes Shoemyer
John W. Cauthorn
|Missouri State Senator - 18th District
2007 – 2011
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