Missouri's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Missouri's 4th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Vicky Hartzler Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Vicky Hartzler 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 4th Congressional District of Missouri held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R) won re-election to her seat in Congress. She defeated Nate Irvin (D) and Herschel Young (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 Vicky Hartzler (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Missouri's 4th Congressional District is located in the central and western portion of the state and includes Audrain, Randolph, Howard, Boone, Cooper, Moniteau, Morgan, Pettis, Johnson, Henry, Benton, Hickory, Camden, Pulaski, Laclede, Webster, Dallas, Cass, Bates, Vernon, Barton, Cedar, St. Clair, Dade and Barton counties.[5]

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 4 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngVicky Hartzler Incumbent 68.1% 119,995
     Democratic Nate Irvin 26.3% 46,438
     Libertarian Herschel Young 5.6% 9,786
     Write-in Gregory A. Cowan 0% 35
Total Votes 176,254
Source: Secretary of State 100% reporting Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

Primary election

U.S. House, Missouri District 4 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngVicky Hartzler 74.7% 65,404
John Webb 25.3% 22,131
Total Votes 87,535
Source: State of Missouri Official Results
U.S. House, Missouri District 4 Libertarian Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHerschel Young 53% 567
Randy Langkraehr 47% 503
Total Votes 1,070
Source: State of Missouri Official Results

Campaign contributions

Vicky Hartzler

Vicky Hartzler (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2013$128,069.38$181,398.79$(55,278.67)$254,189.50
July Quarterly[9]July 15, 2013$254,189.50$121,163.00$(54,935.44)$320,417.06
October Quarterly (amended)[10]October 15, 2013$320,417.06$132,080.59$(37,894.36)$414,603.29
Year-End[11]January 31, 2014$414,603.29$78,155.00$(55,203.36)$437,554.93
April Quarterly (amended)[12]September 19, 2014$437,554.93$110,580.00$(35,713.79)$512,421.14
July Quarterly[13]September 24, 2014$512,421.14$93,464.10$(40,058.05)$565,827.19
Pre-Primary[14]October 15, 2014$565,827.19$375.00$(17,376.61)$548,825.58
October Quarterly[15]October 15, 2014$548,825.58$138,575.00$(134,671.56)$552,729.02
Running totals
$855,791.48$(431,131.84)

Nate Irvin

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Irvin's reports.[16]

Nate Irvin (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[17]July 15, 2014$210.00$8,372.00$(5,893.90)$2,688.10
Pre-Primary[18]July 23, 2014$2,688.10$0.00$(519.22)$2,168.88
October Quarterly[19]October 15, 2014$2,168.88$3,805.00$(5,153.47)$820.41
Pre-General[20]October 22, 2014$820.41$1,130.00$(1,087.87)$862.54
Running totals
$13,307$(12,654.46)

District history

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2012

The 4th Congressional District of Missouri held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Vicky Hartzler won re-election in the district.[21]

U.S. House, Missouri District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Teresa Hensley 35.5% 113,120
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngVicky Hartzler Incumbent 60.3% 192,237
     Libertarian Thomas Holbrook 3.3% 10,407
     Constitution Greg Cowan 0.9% 2,959
Total Votes 318,723
Source: Missouri Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Vicky Hartzler won election to the United States House. She defeated Ike Skelton (D), Jason Michael Braun (L) and Greg Cowan (Constitution) in the general election.[22]

U.S. House, Missouri District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngVicky Hartzler 50.4% 113,489
     Democratic Ike Skelton incumbent 45.1% 101,532
     Libertarian Jason Michael Braun 2.7% 6,123
     Constitution Greg Cowan 1.7% 3,912
Total Votes 225,056

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. Missouri Secretary of State, "Removed Candidates," accessed August 4, 2014
  8. Federal Election Commission, "Vicky Hartzler for Congress April Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  9. Federal Election Commission, "Vicky Hartzler for Congress July Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Vicky Hartzler for Congress October Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Vicky Hartzler for Congress Year End," accessed February 6, 2014
  12. , "Vicky Hartzler for Congress April Quarterly," accessed October 22, 2014
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Vicky Hartzler for Congress July Quarterly," accessed September 30, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Vicky Hartzler for Congress Pre-Primary," accessed October 22, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Vicky Hartzler for Congress October Quarterly," accessed October 22, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Nate Irvin Summary Report," accessed November 3, 2014
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Irvin for Congress July Quarterly," accessed September 30, 2014
  18. Federal Election Commission, "Irvin for Congress Pre-Primary," accessed November 3, 2014
  19. Federal Election Commission, "Irvin for Congress October Quarterly," accessed November 3, 2014
  20. Federal Election Commission, "Irvin for Congress Pre-General," accessed November 3, 2014
  21. Politico, "2012 Election Map, Missouri," accessed November 7, 2012
  22. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013