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Missouri's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
William Lacy Clay Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
William Lacy Clay Democratic Party
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Missouri U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 1st Congressional District of Missouri held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent William Lacy Clay (D) won re-election to his seat in Congress. He defeated Daniel Elder (R) and Robb E. Cunningham (L) in the general election.
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Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 25, 2014
August 5, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Missouri is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by June 9, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 8, 2014.[4]

See also: Missouri elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent was William Lacy Clay (D), who was first elected in 2000.

Missouri's 1st Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes St. Louis City as the majority of the district.[5]

Candidates

General election candidates:


August 5, 2014, primary results:

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

Election results

General election

U.S. House, Missouri District 1 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Lacy Clay Incumbent 73% 119,315
     Republican Daniel Elder 21.6% 35,273
     Libertarian Robb E. Cunningham 5.4% 8,906
Total Votes 163,494
Source: Missouri Secretary of State

Primary election

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)

Campaign contributions

William Lacy Clay (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[7]April 15, 2013$118,356.18$63,844.92$(39,307.00)$142,894.10
July Quarterly[8]July 15, 2013$142,894.10$85,414.00$(58,530.89)$169,777.21
October Quarterly[9]October 14, 2013$169,777.21$69,092.06$(46,485.20)$192,884.07
Year-End[10]January 27, 2014$192,884.07$69,848.02$(43,939.00)$218,793.09
April Quarterly[11]April 9, 2014$218,793.09$56,005.00$(38,226.71)$236,571.38
July Quarterly[12]July 14, 2014$236,571.38$64,985.26$(32,423.24)$269,133.40
Pre-Primary[13]July 25, 2014$269,133.40$16,800.00$(11,100.00)$274,833.40
October Quarterly[14]October 8, 2014$273,833.40$38,760.00$(51,591.91)$261,001.49
Running totals
$464,749.26$(321,603.95)

District history

Candidate ballot access
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2012

On November 6, 2012, William Lacy Clay (D) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robyn Hamlin (R) and Robb E. Cunningham (L) in the general election.

U.S. House, Missouri District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Lacy Clay Incumbent 78.7% 267,927
     Republican Robyn Hamlin 17.9% 60,832
     Libertarian Robb E. Cunningham 3.5% 11,824
Total Votes 340,583
Source: Missouri Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, William Lacy Clay won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robyn Hamlin (R) and Julie Stone (L) in the general election.[15]

U.S. House Missouri District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Clay Lacy incumbent 73.6% 135,907
     Republican Robyn Hamlin 23.6% 43,649
     Libertarian Julie Stone 2.8% 5,223
Total Votes 184,779

See also

External links

References

  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013, through January 3, 2014, researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. Missouri Secretary of State Website, "Frequently Asked Questions: Voter Registration," accessed January 3, 2014 (dead link)
  5. Missouri Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed August 29, 2012
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Missouri Secretary of State, "Certified Candidate List," accessed August 4, 2014
  7. Federal Election Commission, "Clay Jr. for Congress April Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  8. Federal Election Commission, "Clay Jr. for Congress July Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  9. Federal Election Commission, "Clay, Jr. for Congress October Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2013
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Clay, Jr. for Congress Year End," accessed February 6, 2014
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Clay, Jr. for Congress April Quarterly," accessed April 22, 2014
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Clay, Jr. for Congress July Quarterly," accessed September 30, 2014
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Clay, Jr. for Congress Pre-Primary," accessed October 22, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Clay, Jr. for Congress October Quarterly," accessed October 22, 2014
  15. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013