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  Jolly, Cathy
NameCathy Jolly
Kansas City, Missouri 64131, United States
Born Unknown
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedRBH
Sep 26, 2016 03:56am
InfoRepresentative Cathy Jolly represents part of Jackson County (District 45) in the Missouri General Assembly. She was appointed by the governor to serve on the State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision. In addition to her legislative duties she is a licensed attorney. She has served as a deputy majority whip and as the president of the Women Legislators of Missouri.

Before being elected, Rep. Jolly served as an assistant prosecuting attorney for the Jackson County Prosecutor�s Office. She was coordinator for the Drug Abatement Response Team (DART). Working closely with law enforcement officials, Rep. Jolly prosecuted criminals who owned drug houses and drug related properties. She shut down drug houses and worked to restore safety to neighborhoods impacted by drugs. In this role, she was able to expose other crimes such as child and elder neglect and abuse. Other job assignments with Jackson County have include prosecuting for the Division of Family Support, where holding parents accountable for paying child support is a top priority.

Rep. Jolly is a member of the following organizations: South Kansas City Citizens Crusade Against Crime, the Greater Kansas City Women�s Political Caucus, South Kansas City and Grandview Chambers of Commerce, Committee for County Progress, Citizens Association, Red Bridge Lions Club and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association.

Among Rep. Jolly's honors and awards are: the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Young Lawyer of the Year 2002; one of six women selected by the Kansas City Star�s Women to Watch 2000; the Order of the Bench and Robe, Order of the Barristers, the Greater Kansas City Women's Political Caucus Torch Award, and ACT Missouri Taking Action Leadership Award 2001.

Rep. Jolly received a bachelor of science degree in political science from the University of Missouri-Columbia and graduated with distinction from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a juris doctorate degree.

Rep. Jolly and her husband Scott live in South Kansas City.


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  03/27/2007 Kansas City Council - 6th District At-Large Won 79.96% (+59.92%)
  02/27/2007 Kansas City Council - 6th District At-Large - Primary Won 65.89% (+48.09%)
  11/02/2004 MO State House 045 Won 71.96% (+43.93%)
  08/03/2004 MO State House 045 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 MO State House 045 Won 71.13% (+42.26%)
  11/07/2000 MO State House 045 Won 61.44% (+22.88%)
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