Missouri's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Missouri's 3rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican Party
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Missouri U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 3rd Congressional District of Missouri held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R) won re-election to his seat in Congress. He defeated Courtney Denton (D) and Steven Hedrick (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 Blaine Luetkemeyer (R), who was first elected in 2008. Prior to redistricting due to the 2010 census, he served as the representative of Missouri's 9th Congressional District. The district had previously elected Democratic candidates from 1948 until the 2012 election.[5] The 2010 midterm election was the closest a Republican came in over a decade to winning the seat with Democratic incumbent Russ Carnahan defeating challenger Ed Martin in the general election by 2.2 percent of the popular vote.[6]

Missouri's 3rd Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Lincoln, St. Charles, Franklin, Jefferson, Warren, Montgomery, Callaway, Osage, Gasconade, Maries, Cole, Miller and Camden counties.[7]

Candidates

General election candidates:


August 5, 2014, primary results:

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

Withdrew prior to primary

Election results

General election

U.S. House, Missouri District 3 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBlaine Luetkemeyer Incumbent 68.3% 130,940
     Democratic Courtney Denton 27.1% 52,021
     Libertarian Steven Hedrick 4.5% 8,593
     Write-in Harold Davis 0% 66
Total Votes 191,620
Source: Missouri Secretary of State

Primary election

U.S. House, Missouri District 3 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCourtney Denton 57.1% 15,987
Velma Steinman 42.9% 11,988
Total Votes 27,975
Source: State of Missouri Official Results
U.S. House, Missouri District 3 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBlaine Luetkemeyer Incumbent 79.5% 71,030
John Morris 10.9% 9,786
Leonard Steinman 9.6% 8,580
Total Votes 89,396
Source: State of Missouri Official Results

Campaign contributions

Blaine Luetkemeyer (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[10]April 15, 2013$467,131.77$136,305.78$(30,472.54)$572,964.99
July Quarterly[11]July 15, 2013$572,964.99$97,050.00$(32,798.54)$637,216.45
October Quarterly[12]October 15, 2013$637,216.45$158,513.27$(48,769.83)$746,959.89
Year End (amended)[13]February 4, 2014$746,959.89$176,600.00$(114,277.77)$809,282.12
April Quarterly (amended)[14]April 16, 2014$809,282.12$138,387.09$(46,208.91)$901,460.30
July Quarterly[15]July 15, 2014$901,460.30$134,241.00$(40,089.19)$995,612.11
Pre-Primary[16]July 24, 2014$995,612.11$0.00$(5,154.83)$990,457.28
October Quarterly[17]October 15, 2014$990,457.28$349,627.30$(298,966.77)$1,041,117.81
Running totals
$1,190,724.44$(616,738.38)

District history

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2012

The 3rd Congressional District of Missouri held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer won the election in the district.[18]

U.S. House, Missouri District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Eric C. Mayer 32.9% 111,189
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBlaine Luetkemeyer Incumbent 63.5% 214,843
     Libertarian Steven Wilson 3.7% 12,353
Total Votes 338,385
Source: Missouri Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Russ Carnahan won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ed Martin (R), Steven R. Hedrick (L), Nicholas J. "Nick" Ivanovich (Constitution) and Brian Wallner (write-in) in the general election.[19]

U.S. House, Missouri District 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRuss Carnahan incumbent 48.9% 99,398
     Republican Ed Martin 46.7% 94,757
     Libertarian Steven R. Hedrick 2.8% 5,772
     Constitution Nicholas J. "Nick" Ivanovich 1.6% 3,155
     Write-in Brian Wallner 0% 3
Total Votes 203,085

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 Secretary of State, "Missouri History: United States Representatives," accessed May 8, 2014
  6. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  7. Missouri Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed August 29, 2012
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 Missouri Secretary of State, "Certified Candidate List," accessed August 4, 2014
  9. Missouri Secretary of State, "Removed Candidates," accessed August 4, 2014
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Blaine for Congress April Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Blaine for Congress July Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Blaine for Congress October Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2013
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Blaine for Congress Year End," accessed February 6, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Blaine for Congress April Quarterly," accessed April 22, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Blaine for Congress July Quarterly," accessed September 30, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Blaine for Congress Pre-Primary," accessed October 22, 2014
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Blaine for Congress October Quarterly," accessed October 22, 2014
  18. Politico, "2012 Election Map, Missouri," accessed November 7, 2012
  19. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013