Vicky Hartzler

Born:October 13, 1960 (age 63)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-2023
Missouri House of Representatives, 1995-2000
Education:B.A, University of Missouri - Columbia
M.S,, Central Missouri State University

Vicky Hartzler served as United States representative for Missouri's 4th Congressional District from 2011-2023. Hartzler was a candidate in the 2022 U.S. Senate election, but lost in the primary.

Hartzler was born October 13, 1960, in Cass County, Missouri, and was raised on a farm near Archie, Missouri. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a bachelor's degree in education in 1983 and received her M.S. in education from Central Missouri State University (now the University of Central Missouri) in 1992.

Prior to serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, Hartzler taught family and consumer sciences for eleven years in Lebanon and Belton, Missouri. From 1995 to 2000, Hartzler served as a state representative for Missouri's 124th District. In 2005, she was appointed the chair of Missouri's Women's Council, a position she held for two years.

Hartzler ran for the U.S. Senate in 2022, losing in the primary.

For information on Hartzler's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation during her time in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on


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