Bill Kidd is a leader, a dedicated advocate for better government, a small businessman, and a devoted family man.  Kidd has been a Missourian and eastern Jackson County resident for twenty eight years. He enjoys spending as much time as possible with his six young grandchildren.

An ordained Christian minister, Bill has been active in the Independence and the Buckner communities for decades. Bill believes in the sanctity of human life and the importance of defending religious freedom.  Since his teens, Bill has taken the call to serve others through Christ very seriously.  He has served as a Sunday school teacher and a counselor to families in crisis; experiences which have helped him become a skilled negotiator.

Bill loves sports and has served as a little league baseball and soccer coach in the Independence and Buckner areas for years.  He is a volunteer member with the Independence Parks and Recreation Board, where he recently advocated for the “McCoy All-Inclusive Unlimited Playground” located on Bess Truman Parkway in Independence. This park, designed with those with special needs in mind, will allow children and adults, regardless of their abilities, the opportunity to participate in play, exercise, and sports.

As an avid outdoorsman and member of the National Rifle Association, Bill has respect for the Second Amendment and believes this right should be protected for every Missouri citizen.

Bill received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Oklahoma State University. Bill is experienced in solving problems and leading teams. As a small businessman, he is an accomplished job creator accustomed to helping families achieve a better standard of living. Bill knows when government gets out of the way, families prosper. In Jefferson City, Bill will work to eliminate burdensome government regulations that stand in the way of small businesses. He will never stop trying to reduce your taxes because he knows you can spend your money better than the government.