"Chuck Graham" is a United States Democratic Party/Democratic politician who formerly represented the 19th Senate District in the Missouri General Assembly, which includes the city of Columbia, Missouri, where he lives. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science/B.S. in journalism.

He was first elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 1996, and served there through 2002. He was first elected to the Missouri State Senate in 2004, and served as the party's Assistant Minority Floor Leader. He had been mentioned as a possible candidate in the Missouri U.S. Senate election, 2006/2006 U.S. Senate Election, but dropped out in support of then State Auditor and present Senator Claire McCaskill.

He served on the following committees:


*Gubernatorial Appointments

*Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence

*Pensions, Veterans' Affairs and General Laws

In 1998, Graham proposed a bill which would have permitted death row prisoners awaiting execution to donate organs (kidneys or bone marrow) in exchange for a commutation of their death sentence. He is a strong supporter of stem-cell research.

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