Missouri's 7th Congressional District

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Missouri's 7th Congressional District
Missouri's 7th.jpg
Current incumbentBilly Long Republican Party
Population751,514
Gender49.0% Male, 51.0% Female
Race92.9% White, 1.6% Black, 1.0% Asian
Ethnicity4.2% Hispanic
Unemployment8.6%
Median household income$40,796
High school graduation rate86.4%
College graduation rate22.9%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Missouri's 7th Congressional District is located in the southwestern portion of the state and includes Polk, Greene, Jasper, Newton, McDonald, Lawrence, Barry, Stone, Christian, Taney and Webster counties.[1]

The current representative of the 7th Congressional District is Billy Long (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Missouri's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 7th Congressional District of Missouri will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Missouri's 7th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 7th Congressional District of Missouri held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Billy Long won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Missouri District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBilly Long Incumbent 63.9% 203,565
     Democratic Jim Evans 30.9% 98,498
     Libertarian Kevin Craig 5.2% 16,668
     Write-in Kenneth Joe Brown 0% 9
Total Votes 318,740
Source: Missouri Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

The primary took place on August 7.[3]

Republican Primary Results

Missouri's 7th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBilly Long 59.7% 62,917
Mike Moon 21.7% 22,860
Tom Stilson 18.7% 19,666
Total Votes 105,443

2010

On November 2, 2010, Billy Long won election to the United States House. He defeated Scott Eckersley (D), Kevin Craig (L) and Nicholas Ivan Ladendorf (write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Missouri District 7 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBilly Long 63.4% 141,010
     Democratic Scott Eckersley 30.4% 67,545
     Libertarian Kevin Craig 6.2% 13,866
     Write-in Nicholas Ivan Ladendorf 0% 10
Total Votes 222,431

2008

On November 4, 2008, Roy Blunt won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard Monroe (D), Kevin Craig (L), Travis Maddox (Constitution) and Midgelle R. Potts (write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Missouri District 7 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRoy Blunt incumbent 67.8% 219,016
     Democratic Richard Monroe 28.2% 91,010
     Libertarian Kevin Craig 2.2% 6,971
     Constitution Travis Maddox 1.9% 6,166
     Write-in Midgelle R. Potts 0% 49
Total Votes 323,212

2006

On November 7, 2006, Roy Blunt won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jack Truman (D) and Kevin Craig (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Missouri District 7 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRoy Blunt incumbent 66.7% 160,942
     Democratic Jack Truman 30.1% 72,592
     Libertarian Kevin Craig 3.1% 7,566
     N/A Write-in 0% 23
Total Votes 241,123

2004

On November 2, 2004, Roy Blunt won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Newberry (D), Kevin Craig (L) and Steve Alger (Constitution) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Missouri District 7 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRoy Blunt incumbent 70.4% 210,080
     Democratic Jim Newberry 28.3% 84,356
     Libertarian Kevin Craig 0.9% 2,767
     Constitution Steve Alger 0.3% 1,002
Total Votes 298,205

2002

On November 5, 2002, Roy Blunt won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ron Lapham (D), Doug Burlison (L) and Steven L. Reed (write-in) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Missouri District 7 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRoy Blunt incumbent 74.8% 149,519
     Democratic Ron Lapham 23% 45,964
     Libertarian Doug Burlison 2.2% 4,378
     Write-in Steven L. Reed 0% 2
Total Votes 199,863

2000

On November 7, 2000, Roy Blunt won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles Christrup (D), Doug Burlison (L), Ron Lapham (Reform) and Sharalyn Harris (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Missouri District 7 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRoy Blunt incumbent 73.9% 202,305
     Democratic Charles Christrup 23.9% 65,510
     Libertarian Doug Burlison 1.1% 2,965
     Reform Ron Lapham 0.4% 988
     Natural Law Sharalyn Harris 0.8% 2,169
Total Votes 273,937

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 7th Congressional District of Missouri after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Missouri

In 2011, the Missouri State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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