"Christopher Samuel "Kit" Bond" is a former United States Senate/United States Senator from Missouri and a member of the Republican Party (United States)/Republican Party. First elected to the U.S. Senate in United States Senate elections, 1986/1986, he defeated Democratic Party (United States)/Democrat Harriett Woods by a margin of 53%-47%. He was re-elected in United States Senate elections, 1992/1992, United States Senate election in Missouri, 1998/1998, and United States Senate election in Missouri, 2004/2004. On January 8, 2009, he announced that he would not seek re-election to a fifth term in United States Senate election in Missouri, 2010/2010, and was succeeded by current Senator Roy Blunt on January 3, 2011. Following his retirement from the Senate, Bond became a partner at Thompson Coburn.
Before his career in the U.S. Senate, Bond served two non-consecutive terms as Governor of Missouri, from 1973 to 1977 and from 1981 to 1985. He was previously State Auditor of Missouri from 1971 to 1973.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Kit Bond on Wikipedia.