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Missouri's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Missouri's 8th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Jason Smith Republican Party
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The 8th 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 Jason Smith (R), who was first elected in 2013.

Missouri's 8th Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state and includes Ozark, Douglas, Wright, Texas, Howell, Oregon, Shannon, Dent, Phelps, Crawford, Jefferson, Washington, St. Francis, Ste Genevieve, Iron, Reynolds, Carter, Ripley, Butler, Wayne, Madison, Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Scott, Stoddard, New Madrid and Mississippi counties.[5]

Candidates

Declared candidates:


Campaign contributions

Jason Smith (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]July 2, 2013 (amended)$0$309,606.05$(69,559.24)$240,046.81
July Quarterly[7]July 11, 2013$19,136.34$1,450.00$(5,147.45)$15,438.89
October Quarterly[8]October 15, 2013$15,438.89$258,250.97$(114,900.43)$159,205.55
Year End[9]January 31, 2014$159,205.55$139,875.03$(162,466.13)$136,614.45
Running totals
$709,182.05$(352,073.25)
Barbara Stocker (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
October Quarterly[10]October 15, 2013$0.00$15,420.00$(11,340.93)$4,079.07
Year End[11]January 28, 2014$4,079.07$19,435.00$(16,675.61)$6,838.46
Running totals
$34,855$(28,016.54)


District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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2013

See also: Missouri's 8th Congressional District special election, 2013

Missouri's 8th Congressional District held a special election for the U.S. House of Representatives in 2013. There was no primary election, instead each party's nomination was chosen by a committee. Jason Smith won the general election on June 4, 2013.[12][13]

U.S. House, Missouri District 8 Special General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJason T. Smith 67.1% 42,141
     Democratic Steve Hodges 27.4% 17,207
     Libertarian Bill Slantz 1.5% 968
     Constitution Doug Enyart 3.6% 2,265
     Write-in Robert George 0.1% 75
     Write-in Thomas W. Brown 0.1% 85
     Write-in Wayne Byington 0% 25
     Write-in Theo Brown Sr. 0% 0
Total Votes 62,766
Source: Missouri Division of Elections "2013 Special Election Results"

2012

The 8th Congressional District of Missouri held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jo Ann Emerson won re-election in the district.[14]

U.S. House, Missouri District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Jack Rushin 24.6% 73,755
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJo Ann Emerson Incumbent 71.9% 216,083
     Libertarian Rick Vandeven 3.5% 10,553
Total Votes 300,391
Source: Missouri Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Jo Ann Emerson won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Tommy Sowers (D), Larry Bill (Independent) and Rick Vandeven (L) in the general election.[15]

U.S. House, Missouri District 8 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJo Ann Emerson incumbent 65.6% 128,499
     Democratic Tommy Sowers 28.8% 56,377
     Independent Larry Bill 3.7% 7,193
     Libertarian Rick Vandeven 2% 3,930
Total Votes 195,999

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