Phil Christofanelli is a conservative leader with a history of helping to elect Republicans and advance freedom in Missouri and across the country. Phil graduated from Washington University in Saint Louis, where he studied Political Science. At 21 years old, he won his first election to serve on the Missouri Republican State Committee. Two years later, he was appointed to the State Executive Committee, becoming the youngest individual to ever serve the State Party in this capacity.
After college, Phil started his own small business, selling political telemarketing services to candidates and causes around the country. Additionally, he worked on the frontlines of campaigns to elect conservative leaders like State Senator Chuck Purgason, Congressman Dave Weldon, and Joe “the Plumber” Wurzelbacher. Most recently, Phil has served as the Press Secretary and official spokesman to Congressman Dan Benishek. Seeing others put their life on hold to serve their country and assume the responsibility to lead has inspired him to contribute in a similar way. He wants to serve his state and his country.
Phil is a pro-life, pro-gun, small government conservative. He has fought to protect and advance these values as an activist, a Party official, and a political staffer. Today he is working to champion conservative principles in the Missouri State House. Phil resides in Saint Peters, MO, and is a Republican candidate for Missouri’s 105th District.