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Missouri Senator Paul LeVota
11th Senatorial District
LeVota unopposed and is sworn in as Missouri State Senator representing the 11th District in Missouri!!


 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Paul LeVota is the State Senator in Missouri’s 11th District. This district includes Independence, Raytown, Sugar Creek, parts of South Kansas City, and unincorporated Jackson County. Paul believes our community deserves a senator who willranking member of his party, LeVota was responsible for working with majority and minority leadership in formulating policy, developing strategy and generating support for legislative priorities in the House of Representatives for 8 years.

During each legislative session, LeVota distinguished himself by championing the cause of supporting public education, introducing government accountability measures, and increasing constituent outreach. LeVota has been the driving force behind the House Democrat's "Moving Missouri Forward Plan," an innovative legislative agenda to improve state government.

Paul was awarded the "Best New Legislator of the Year" by the Show Me Council for Responsibility and Accountability in Government. In 2003 he was awarded the "Share the Torch Appreciation for Public Service" from the GKCWPC. He has also received "The Hero for Healthcare Award" from the AFT Healthcare Midwest, and was named the "Defender of Patient's Safety" from Missouri Watch Coalition.

Paul was named a "Champion of Justice" from the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and was also awarded the Horace Mann Friend of Education Award by Missouri NEA in 2007.

In 2008, Paul was awarded the Missouri Homebuilders Association's Legislator of the Year, the MS Society Legislator of the Years, and an honor "Doctor of Bio Science" from The Missouri Biotechnology Association. LeVota also received the 2008 James C. Kirkpatrick Excellence in Governance Award from the University of Central Missouri, along with The St. Louis Business Journal 2008 Legislative Award.

Paul was most proud of the special recognition he received in 2010 from the Missouri Association of Sheltered Workshop Managers for his service to people with disabilities and from the Partnership for Children for his dedication to the betterment of children in Missouri.

LeVota has also received distinction as a national delegate to the American Council of Young Political Leaders exchange program with the People” Republic of China.

In addition to monthly newsletters, and town hall meetings, Representative LeVota produced a monthly column in local newspapers to exchange ideas and concerns with constituents of the 52nd district.

Growing up, Paul attended Truman High School in Independence where he served as Student Body President. He then received a Bachelor's Degree in Speech Communications and Political Science from Central Missouri State University (CMSU). Paul was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and held many leadership roles at CMSU, including Student Body Vice President. Later, he received a Masters of Science in Management from Baker University.

Before being elected to the Missouri General Assembly, Paul worked for Sprint in the area of training and development. He is currently a consultant for Kansas City’s own H&R Block.

Paul is a life long member of Saint Mark's Catholic Church in Independence, where he is a member of the Knight's of Columbus, Third Degree. Paul is a member of Independence Mason Lodge 76 and the Ararat Shrine. He belongs to the Tomashaw Home Owner's Association and the Independence PTA. Paul is an avid reader and an outdoor sportsman.

Personal address:
Paul LeVota
4316 S. Avon Drive
Independence, MO 64055
E-Mail: paullevota@comcast.net
Campaign website:

Governor Jay Nixon, President Barack Obama, and Missouri Senator Paul LeVota discuss Missouri issues




  • Ensuring quality education in Missouri
  • Improving Missouri's deteriorating highway system
  • Creating fertile environment for economic development in this district
  • Increasing support for law enforcement in the community

  • Unnopposed to Missouri Senate's 11th district
  • Elected Democratic Leader of the Missouri House of Representatives
  • Re-elected Missouri State Representative 52nd District
  • Elected House of Representatives Assistant Democratic Leader
  • Member of State Budget Committee
  • Member of Homeland Security Committee-Democratic Nominee for State Representative 52nd District
  • Missouri State Democratic Committeeman
  • Senatorial District Eight, 1992
  • Legislative Affairs Committee Member
  • Candidate Recruitment Committee Member
  • Jackson County Democratic Committeeman
  • Blue Township Sub-District Eight, 1988 - Present
  • Central Missouri State University President's Society Member


  • Masters of Science in Management
    Baker University 1996
  • Bachelor of Science in Speech Communications
    Central Missouri State University 1990
    Served as Student Body Vice President
  • Graduate of Truman High School 1986                                     Served as Student Body President


  • 52 years old
  • Married to wife, Nancy
  • Father of two daughters
  • Life-long member of Saint Mark's Catholic Church
  • Member of Knights of Columbus, First Degree
  • Member Little Blue River Home Owner's Association
  • Member Independence School District PTA
  • Member of American Society of Training Development, KC Chapter
  • Member of the National Speaker's Association
  • Certified Instructor of "Seven Habits of Highly Effective People"


It is my honor and privilege to serve in the Missouri Senate from the 11th District. My district includes all of Independence and Sugar Creek, parts of Kansas City, Sugar Creek, Lee's Summit,  and unincorporated Jackson County. 

This is our community and our state. My desire to represent you comes from my resolve to make Missouri the best place to live, work, and raise a family. In this time in our history, we need elected officials with strength, determination, and faith.  We need representatives of vigor and courage and ones who are fully committed to public service. I strive every day to be that type of representative for you.

I am soundly dedicated to serving our state and I need  your ideas and concerns about the direction of Missouri and my district.  Please don't hesitate to contact me directly at home at (816) 478-3113 or by e-mail.  Thank you for the honor of serving you. 
Paul LeVota
Missouri State Senator

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