Elaine (Elaine) Gannon (R-SS03)
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Capitol: 573.751.4008
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District: 636.586.8335
Room 426 State Capitol 201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101

District Office:
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Elected: 2020    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Dennis   DOB: 2/2/1953
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSenate Committee on Local Government and Elections
Vice ChairSenate Committee on Veterans, Military Affairs, and Pensions
MemberSenate Committee on Emerging Issues
MemberSenate Committee on Education and Workforce Development
MemberSenate Committee on Health and Welfare
MemberJoint Committee on Education
MemberJoint Committee on Legislative Research
Counties Representing
Iron / Jefferson / Reynolds / St. Francois / Ste. Genevieve / Washington


Senator Elaine Gannon, a Republican, represents the seven counties that comprise the 3rd Senatorial District, including Iron, Reynolds, St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, Washington and part of Jefferson. She served four consecutive terms in the House of Representatives from 2012-2020.

Prior to her legislative duties, Rep. Gannon taught junior high physical education and coached in DeSoto Public Schools. She is a proud member of the NRA and attends First Baptist Church in DeSoto. She is a Board Member for the DeSoto School District as well as the Mercy Jefferson Hospital in Crystal City.

Senator Gannon graduated from Bismarck High School in 1971, earned an associate's degree from Jefferson County Community College in 1973, a bachelor's degree in education at Southeast Missouri State University in 1975 and a master's degree in education from Southwest Missouri Baptist University in 1994. She is a staunch advocate for education and children.

Born in Bonne Terre and raised in Bismarck, Sen. Gannon currently resides in DeSoto with her husband, Dennis. They have two sons, Andrew and Jason.