92nd General Assembly

Rep. Curt Dougherty, a Democrat, represents part of Jackson County (District 53) in the Missouri House of Representatives.He was elected to the House in November 2002.

In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Dougherty has been an electrical contractor in Independence for 15 years.

Rep. Dougherty is a member of the following organizations:National Rifle Association, life member; Missouri Right to Life; IBEW #124; National Electrical Contractors Association, Kansas City Chapter; McDonald Masonic Lodge #324 AF&AM; Ararat Shrine Temple A.A.O.N.M.S. of Kansas City; Jackson County Shrine Club; Studebaker Drivers Club, Ozark Trails Chapter; Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #3717, Sugar Creek; Boy Scouts of America Tribe of Mic O Say; City of Independence Street Tax Oversight Committee; Order of the Eastern Star Independence Chapter #329.He is a PADI certified open water diver and is a member of the First Assembly of God Church.

A 1975 graduate of Lafayette High School, Rep. Dougherty attended N.S. Hillyard Technical School studying electronics from 1973-75, and Missouri Western State College studying electrical engineering and electronics from 1975-79.

Born December 13, 1956 in St. Joseph, Mo., Rep. Dougherty lives in Independence with his wife, Susan.They have three children:Melonie, Christina and Aaron.