Dr. Bob

Bob Onder is a medical doctor who graduated from Washington University Medical School in 1987 and St. Louis University Law School in 1994. He is a physician and small businessman who founded his private medical practice, specializing in Allergy and Asthma, in 1992.

In 2006 he was elected State Representative, representing western St. Charles County. While in the Legislature, he authored major legislation to cut taxes, fight illegal immigration, and defend innocent human life. His immigration bill, HB 1549, was signed into law by Governor Matt Blunt in 2008.

In 2008, he ran for Congress in Missouri’s 9th Congressional District, placing 2nd in a competitive 5-candidate Republican primary. During the race he was endorsed by Club for Growth, Concerned Women for America, and Eagle Forum, and he received an “A” rating from the National Rifle Association. After the primary, he returned to his private medical practice and research center.

He is a past board member of Missouri Right to Life and a life member of the NRA. He is past president and chairman of the board of Missourians Against Human Cloning.

On May 13, 2013 on the Randy Tobler Show on 97.1 FM he announced his candidacy for the Missouri State Senate, District 2, the seat which Senator Scott Rupp will leave next year due to term limits. He lives in Lake St. Louis with his wife Allison and their six children. They are members of St. Gianna Catholic Church. Bob’s hobbies include hunting, training for triathlons, and spending time at the family farm.

The Republican primary will be held Tuesday, August 5, 2014.  The general election will be held Tuesday, November 4, 2014.