Missouri's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Missouri's 5th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Emanuel Cleaver Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Emanuel Cleaver 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 5th Congressional District of Missouri held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Emanuel Cleaver (D) was re-elected to his seat in Congress. He defeated Jacob Turk (R) and Roy Welborn (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 Emanuel Cleaver (D), who was first elected in 2004.

Missouri's 5th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Saline, Lafayette, Ray and Jackson 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 5 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEmanuel Cleaver Incumbent 51.6% 79,256
     Republican Jacob Turk 45% 69,071
     Libertarian Roy Welborn 3.5% 5,308
Total Votes 153,635
Source: Missouri Secretary of State

Primary election

U.S. House, Missouri District 5 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJacob Turk 68.6% 24,615
Bill Lindsey 14% 5,020
Michael Burris 13.4% 4,797
Berton Knox 4% 1,453
Total Votes 35,885
Source: State of Missouri Official Results
U.S. House, Missouri District 5 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEmanuel Cleaver 82% 44,296
Mark Memoly 5.5% 2,988
Charles Lindsey 5% 2,687
Eric Holmes 4.8% 2,584
Bob Gough 2.7% 1,438
Total Votes 53,993
Source: State of Missouri Official Results

Campaign contributions

Emanuel Cleaver

Emanuel Cleaver (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly (amended)[8]July 15, 2013$133,429.34$107,721.83$(80,786.87)$160,364.30
July Quarterly (amended)[9]July 19, 2013$160,364.30$126,845.00$(120,947.83)$166,261.47
October Quarterly[10]October 15, 2013$166,261.47$84,225.00$(67,937.43)$152,126.61
Year-End[11]January 31, 2014$152,126.61$63,279.80$(123,056.48)$92,349.93
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2014$92,349.93$98,489.80$(50,433.85)$140,405.88
July Quarterly (amended)[13]September 3, 2014$140,405.88$184,540.61$(90,482.88)$234,463.61
Pre-Primary (amended)[14]October 13, 2014$234,463.61$14,170.00$(59,593.36)$189,040.25
October Quarterly[15]October 15, 2014$189,040.25$168,964.00$(160,179.47)$197,824.78
Running totals
$848,236.04$(753,418.17)

Jacob Turk

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

Jacob Turk (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly (amended)[17]October 15, 2014$0.00$38,108.65$(17,449.26)$20,659.39
Pre-Primary[18]October 15, 2014$20,659.39$2,318.99$(11,861.12)$11,117.26
October Quarterly[19]October 15, 2014$11,117.26$61,145.00$(47,538.29)$24,723.97
Pre-General[20]October 23, 2014$24,723.97$18,644.46$(23,948.43)$19,420.00
Running totals
$120,217.1$(100,797.1)

District history

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2012

The 5th Congressional District of Missouri held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Emanuel Cleaver won re-election in the district.[21]

U.S. House, Missouri District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEmanuel Cleaver Incumbent 60.5% 200,290
     Republican Jacob Turk 36.9% 122,149
     Libertarian Randy Langkraehr 2.6% 8,497
     Write-in Andrew Feagle 0% 6
Total Votes 330,942
Source: Missouri Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Emanuel Cleaver won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jacob Turk (R), Randall D. "Randy" Langkraehr (L) and Dave Lay (Constitution) in the general election.[22]

U.S. House, Missouri District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEmanuel Cleaver incumbent 53.3% 102,076
     Republican Jacob Turk 44.2% 84,578
     Libertarian Randall D. "Randy" Langkraehr 1.6% 3,077
     Constitution Dave Lay 0.9% 1,692
Total Votes 191,423

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 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9 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, "Cleaver for Congress April Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  9. Federal Election Commission, "Cleaver for Congress July Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Cleaver for Congress October Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Cleaver for Congress Year End," accessed February 6, 2014
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Cleaver for Congress April Quarterly," accessed April 22, 2014
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Cleaver for Congress July Quarterly," accessed September 30, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Cleaver for Congress Pre-Primary," accessed October 22, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Cleaver for Congress October Quarterly," accessed October 22, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Jacob Turk Summary Report," accessed November 3, 2014
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Jacob Turk for Congress 2014 July Quarterly," accessed November 3, 2014
  18. Federal Election Commission, "Jacob Turk for Congress 2014 Pre-Primary," accessed November 3, 2014
  19. Federal Election Commission, "Jacob Turk for Congress 2014 October Quarterly," accessed November 3, 2014
  20. Federal Election Commission, "Jacob Turk for Congress 2014 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