101st General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Representative Josh Hurlbert

Josh Hurlbert

District 012

Years Served:
Counties:Clay, Platte


Capitol Address

Address:MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Room 116-2
Jefferson City MO 65101 
Legislator Assistant:Mallorie Smith 


Representative Josh Hurlbert, a Republican, represents parts of Clay and Platte counties, including the towns of Camden Point, Kearney, Platte City, Ridgely and Smithville (District 12), in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2020.

Hurlbert has worked in politics since graduating from college, serving as Senior Field Representative for U.S. Congressman Sam Graves since 2009. During that time, he has been recognized several times, having been named the 2012 Clay County Republican Man of the Year, and has served as the president of the Smithville Rotary Club, which honored him with the Paul Harris Fellowship in 2019. He served as an Alderman for the city of Smithville from 2018 – 20.

Hurlbert was homeschooled for his primary education and received his Bachelors in History and Geography from Park University in May 2008.

Born in Smithville, Missouri, in 1986, Hurlbert currently resides in Smithville with his wife, Ashley Hurlbert. They attend The Table: A Christian Fellowship, where Hurlbert serves as an elder, and have two children, Rose and J.J. Hurlbert.