David Koehr

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David Koehr
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Missouri, District 1
Bachelor'sUniversity of Missouri-St. Louis
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
David Koehr was a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Missouri.[1] He was defeated by Daniel Elder in the Republican primary on August 5, 2014.[2]


Koehr earned his B.A. in communication from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 1982.[3]

Professionally, Koehr served for 35 years in the United States Marine Corps. He is a Vietnam-era veteran and a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. He retired at the rank of lieutenant colonel.[3]

He has worked for 10 years for the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County on efforts to respond to homelessness.[3]


Campaign themes


Koehr submitted the following statement to Ballotpedia:[3]

I would hope to help reduce deficit spending as the National Debt poses great risk to our National Security.[4]



See also: Missouri's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

Koehr ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Missouri's 1st District. He was defeated by Daniel Elder in the Republican primary on August 5, 2014.[2]

U.S. House, Missouri District 1 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Elder 39.3% 4,196
Martin Baker 34.2% 3,659
David Koehr 26.5% 2,833
Total Votes 10,688
Source: State of Missouri Official Results (timed out)

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  1. Missouri Secretary of State, "UNOFFICIAL Candidate Filing List," accessed March 26, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Associated Press, "Primary Results 2014," accessed August 5, 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Information submitted through Ballotpedia's biographical submission form on April 21, 2014
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.