BLUNT, Roy, a Senator and a Representative from Missouri; born in Niangua, Webster County, Mo., January 10, 1950; graduated Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, Mo., B.A., 1970; graduated Missouri State University, Springfield, Mo., M.A., 1972; high school history teacher; clerk and chief election officer, Greene County, Mo. 1973-1984; Missouri state secretary of state 1984-1993; president, Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, Mo. 1993-1996; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2011); majority whip (One Hundred Eighth through One Hundred Ninth Congresses); acting majority leader (One Hundred Ninth Congress, September 28, 2005-February 2, 2006); minority whip (One Hundred Tenth Congress); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 2010; reelected in 2016 for the term ending January 3, 2023; vice-chair, Republican Conference (2012-); chair, Committee on Rules and Administration (One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress [January 3, 2017-January 20, 2017]).

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External Research Collections

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassettes: 1988, 2 commercials on 2 videocassettes. Commercials used during the campaign of Roy Blunt for the 1988 secretary of state election in Missouri, Republican party.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Blunt, Roy D. Certified totals of the Missouri primary election, August 7, 1990. Prepared by Roy Blunt (Secretary of State). [Jefferson City, Mo.: Office of the Secretary of State, 1990].

Missouri. Governor's Advisory Council on Literacy. Interim report. Governor's Advisory Council on Literacy, Roy Blunt, chairman, Robert Bartman, vice chairman. Jefferson City, Mo.: The Council, [1989].

------. Jobs Without People: The Coming Crisis for Missouri's Workforce: Executive Summary, Final Report. Governor's Advisory Council on Literacy; John Ashcroft, Missouri Governor; Roy Blunt, chairman. Jefferson City, Mo.: The Council, [1989].

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