Coleman has served in the Missouri House of Representatives since 2019, representing the 97th District, and is chair of the Children and Families Committee. This session she has introduced the Empower Women, Promote Life Act to stop abortions on babies with beating hearts, as well as sponsoring legislation to protect babies who survive abortions and to extend child support to unborn children. She is a co-sponsor of the Protect Children First joint resolution, a proposed constitutional amendment to clarify that there is no “right” to abortion in Missouri.
Raised in Georgetown, Texas, Coleman received a BSBA in management from Saint Louis University and her Juris Doctor degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law. She served on the Arnold City Council from 2013-2015. Coleman practices law at Thomas More Society, a national not-for-profit law firm dedicated to restoring respect in law for life, family, and religious liberty. She and her husband of 17 years, Christopher, have six children, two of whom are adopted.
Candidate Website: https://www.maryelizabethcoleman.com/
Endorsement Press Release: SBA Pro-Life America’s Candidate Fund Endorses Mary Elizabeth Coleman for State Senate in MO
Election Day: November 8, 2022