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The action in Missouri’s Capitol in Jefferson City can seem remote to constituents in the Kansas City region. But all residents are represented by a member of the state Senate, and a member of the House of Representatives. For readers who are curious about their Kansas City state representatives, The Beacon has assembled an easy-to-use guide for finding and contacting representatives in Jackson, Clay, Cass and Platte counties.
To look up your specific legislators, enter your exact address here.
Photos and biographies provided courtesy of the Missouri General Assembly.
Missouri’s state senators are limited to serving two four-year terms. Eight of the state’s 34 senators represent at least part of the Kansas City metro area. Scroll inside the visualization to read more about the delegation.
Missouri’s House members can serve up to four two-year terms.Of the state’s 163 members, 38 represent Jackson, Clay, Cass and Platte counties, and one seat in Lee’s Summit is vacant. Keep in mind that some members represent more than one county.