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Robert Sauls

District 21

Representative Robert E. Sauls, a Democrat, represents the eastern part of Independence in Jackson County (District 21) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2018.

Prior to his legislative duties, Sauls was a Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney and a public defender. He also served as an assistant staff judge advocate in the United States Air Force.

Sauls graduated from William Chrisman High School in 1998. He received a bachelor’s degree in International Business from William Jewell College in 2002 and a juris doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2008.

Born in Independence, Sauls is a fourth generation resident and currently resides there with his son, Jackson.

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MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue


Jefferson City, MO 65101


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Jackson County

State Representative


  • Crime Prevention and Public Safety

  • Ethics

  • Judiciary, Ranking Minority Member

  • Joint Committee on the Justice System

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