Kyle Yarber

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Kyle Yarber
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Missouri, District 6
Bachelor'sSouthwest Missouri State
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Kyle Yarber was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 6th Congressional District of Missouri. Yarber won the nomination in the Democratic primary on August 7, 2012.[1]


Yarber is a history and science teacher. He earned his undergraduate degree from Southwest Missouri State College. Then, after three years of teaching at Plattsburg High School, Yarber took time off to begin his graduate studies, which he completed in 2011. He is currently working towards a Master’s in American History. He is resident of Gladstone, Missouri, where he serves as a Planning Commissioner.[2]



See also: Missouri's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

Yarber was defeated by incumbent Sam Graves.[3] Yarber ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Missouri's 6th District.[4] He defeated Ted Rights, Ronald William Harris, and Bill Hedge in the Democratic primary.[5] The general election took place on November 6, 2012.

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"

The primary took place on August 7, 2012.[6]

Missouri's 6th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKyle Yarber 32.6% 10,242
Bill Hedge 27.4% 8,620
Ronald William Harris 23.8% 7,483
Ted Rights 16.3% 5,118
Total Votes 31,463

Campaign donors


Breakdown of the source of Yarber's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Yarber lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Yarber's campaign committee raised a total of $53,607 and spent $53,604.[7]


Yarber lives in Gladstone, Missouri, with his wife, Molly.[8]

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