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Missouri's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Missouri's 7th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Billy Long Republican Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 7th 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 13 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: Voters must register to vote in the primary 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 Billy Long (R), who was first elected in 2010.

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.[5]

Candidates

Declared candidates:

Dropped out:


Campaign contributions

Billy Long (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]April 15, 2013$314,894.74$150,427.19$(73,253.12)$392,068.81
July Quarterly[7]July 15, 2013$392,068.81$204,952.34$(70,563.88)$526,457.27
October Quarterly[8]October 15, 2013$526,457.27$187,437.57$(116,701.26)$597,193.58
Year End[9]January 31, 2014$597,193.58$75,268.52$(86,005.07)$586,457.03
Running totals
$618,085.62$(346,523.33)


District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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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.[10]

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"

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.[11]

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

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