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Jerome Barnes

District 28

Rep. Jerome Barnes, a Democrat, represents parts of Kansas City and Jackson County (District 28) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2016.

In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Barnes served in the United States Army for 6 years and retired from the United States Postal Service.

Rep. Barnes enjoys helping his surrounding community, where he served on the Raytown C-2 school board, the Shepherds Center of Raytown, is a member of the Raytown Area Chamber of Commerce, the Raytown Democrat Association, and the Jackson County University of Missouri Extension Council. He has also enjoyed refereeing football, basketball and volleyball for the past 24 years.
Rep. Barnes studied at the Lexington Attendance Center and Longview Community College.

Born in Mississippi, Rep. Barnes resides in the city of Raytown with his wife of 31 years, Donna, and their three children.

Mailing Address:

MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue


Jefferson City, MO 65101


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Jackson County

State Representative


  • Economic Development, Ranking Minority Member

  • Ethics

  • Joint Committee on Capitol Security

  • Special Committee on Homeland Security, Ranking Minority Member

  • Special Committee on Tourism, Ranking Minority Member

  • Veterans, Ranking Minority Member

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