Missouri's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Missouri's 6th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Sam Graves Republican Party
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The 6th Congressional District of Missouri will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
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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 is October 8, 2014.[4]

See also: Missouri elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Sam Graves (R), who was first elected in 2000.

Missouri's 6th Congressional District is located in the northwestern portion of the state and includes Atchison, Holt, Nodaway, Andrew, Buchanan, Worth, Gentry, DeKalb, Clinton, Platte, Harrison, Daviess, Caldwell, Mercer, Grundy, Livingston and Carroll counties.[5]

Candidates

General election candidates:


August 5, 2014, primary results:

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates


Campaign contributions

Sam Graves (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[7]April 8,2 013$255,139.92$129,405.95$(52,504.04)$332,041.83
July Quarterly[8]July 12, 2013$332,041.83$180,884.19$(131,332.24)$381,593.78
October Quarterly[9]October 14, 2013$381,593.78$117,058.09$(119,615.36)$379,036.51
Year-End[10]July 28, 2014$379,036.51$108,866.70$(76,136.72)$411,766.49
April Quarterly[11]April 14, 2014$411,766.49$179,959.07$(27,799.04)$563,926.52
Running totals
$716,174$(407,387.4)

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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2012

The 6th Congressional District of Missouri held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Sam Graves won re-election in the district.[12]

U.S. House, Missouri District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Kyle Yarber 32.5% 108,503
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Graves Incumbent 65% 216,906
     Libertarian Russ Lee Monchil 2.5% 8,279
Total Votes 333,688
Source: Missouri Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Sam Graves won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Clint Hylton (D) and Kyle Yarber (write-in) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Missouri District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Graves incumbent 69.4% 154,103
     Democratic Clint Hylton 30.5% 67,762
     Write-in Kyle Yarber 0% 47
Total Votes 221,912

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