Missouri state legislative special elections, 2011

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2011 State Legislative
Special Elections

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In 2011, five special elections were held for the Missouri General Assembly. These elections were called to fill vacancies in the Missouri State Senate, District 9, and the Missouri House of Representatives, Districts 15, 39, 41, and 83.

How vacancies are filled

In the event of a vacancy in the General Assembly, the Governor of Missouri must call for a special election without delay.[1] The election mandate is sent to the county that first established the legislative district.[2]

Partisan breakdown

The current partisan breakdown of the Senate is as follows:

Party As of March 2015
     Democratic Party 9
     Republican Party 25
Total 34

The current partisan breakdown of the House is as follows:

Party As of March 2015
     Democratic Party 44
     Republican Party 117
     Independent 1
     Vacancy 1
Total 163

Special elections

February 22, 2011

November 8, 2011

See also