Senator Jay Wasson


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Majority Caucus Secretary – Republican
District 20 – Christian and Part of Greene County
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Jay Wasson represents the 20th Senatorial District in the State Senate, which includes Christian County and parts of Greene County. He was elected to the Missouri Senate in November 2010 and re-elected in 2014. His time in public service includes representing the 141st House District for eight years and serving as Nixa’s mayor for five years.

Some of Senator Wasson’s priorities in the Senate include advocating for education, senior issues, and small businesses – including family farms and lower taxes.

In addition to his legislative duties, Senator Wasson works as a real estate developer.

A life-long resident of Christian County, Senator Wasson’s family came to Stone County in 1848 and settled in Nixa, Missouri in 1867. He is a 1974 graduate of Nixa High School.

Senator Wasson and his wife Retha live in Nixa.

Legislative Service:
Elected to the Senate: 2010, 2014
House of Representatives: 2002 – 2010

Committee Membership:
Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy & the Environment
Economic Development, Chairman
Fiscal Oversight
General Laws
Insurance and Banking
Joint Committee on Life Sciences
Joint Committee on Corrections
Senate Interim Committee on Medicaid Transformation and Reform