John R. Ashcroft
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John R. Ashcroft

Republican

Secretary of State

Missouri

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600 West Main Street
Jefferson City, MO. 65101
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John R. Ashcroft

Secretary of State
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Experience
48
Years of Age
4
Years of Experience
MOResidence (state)

John Robert "Jay" Ashcroft (born July 12, 1973) is an American attorney, engineer, and politician serving as the 40th Secretary of State of Missouri. As Secretary of State, Ashcroft pushed for stricter voter identification laws, making several unsubstantiated claims about the extent of voter fraud, supported an investigation into Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, and supported Republican efforts to block Medicaid expansion after voters decided in favor of it.

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Experience

Education

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Saint Louis University School of Law
JD Law
2002 - 2008
Missouri University
MS Engineering Management
1997 - 1998
Missouri University
BS Engineering Management
1994 - 1996
United States Merchant Marine Academy
Attended
1991 - 1994

Past Positions

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Secretary of State
State of Missouri
2017 - Current
Associate
The Ashcroft Law Firm, Limited Liability Company
2009 - Current
Associate
Armstrong Teasdale Limited Liability Partnership
2008 - 2009
Assistant Professor
Saint Louis Community College
2000 - 2006
Engineer
Systems & Electronics Incorporated
1996 - 2000

Other Experience

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Member
National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS)
Current
Former Chair
Forest Park Academic Council
Member
Missouri Bar
Volunteer
"If I Had a Hammer" Program
Youth Coach
Catholic Youth Council