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U.S. Senate delegation from Missouri

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This page displays current and historical information pertaining to the U.S. Senate delegation from Missouri.

Current members

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Missouri are:


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Claire McCaskill
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Missouri 2007January 3, 2019November 2018LinkJames Talent (R)
Roy Blunt
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Missouri 2011January 3, 2017November 2016LinkChristopher Bond (R)

Election history


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Class I

Senators in Class I were elected to office in the November 2012 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class I terms run from the beginning of the 112th Congress on January 3, 2013, to the end of the 114th Congress on January 3, 2019.

2012

U.S. Senate, Missouri, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngClaire McCaskill Incumbent 54.8% 1,494,125
     Republican Todd Akin 39.1% 1,066,159
     Libertarian Jonathan Dine 6.1% 165,468
     Write-in Ted Kimzey 0% 15
     Write-in Bernard J. "Spark" Duraski, Jr. 0% 9
     Write-in William Dean 0% 6
     Write-in Bernie Mowinksi 0% 5
     Write-in Charlie L. Bailey 0% 4
     Write-in Arnie C. "AC" Dienoff 0% 2
Total Votes 2,725,793
Source: Missouri Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2006
On November 7, 2006, Claire McCaskill won election to the United States Senate. She defeated James M. Talent (R), Frank Filmour (L), Lydia Lewis (Progressive) and write-in candidates in the general election.[1]

U.S. Senate, Missouri General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngClaire McCaskill 49.6% 1,055,255
     Republican James M. Talent incumbent 47.3% 1,006,941
     Libertarian Frank Gilmore 2.2% 47,792
     Progressive Lydia Lewis 0.9% 18,383
     N/A Write-in 0% 88
Total Votes 2,128,459

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jim Talent won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Jean Carnahan (D), Tamara A. Millay (L) and Daniel "Digger" Romiano (Green) in the general election.[2]

U.S. Senate, Missouri Special General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Talent 49.8% 935,032
     Democratic Jean Carnahan 48.7% 913,778
     Libertarian Tamara A. Millay 1% 18,345
     Green Daniel "Digger" Romiano 0.6% 10,465
Total Votes 1,877,620

2000
On November 7, 2000, Mel Carnahan won election to the United States Senate. He defeated John Ashcroft (R), Evaline Taylor (Green), Grant Samuel Stauffer (L), Hugh Foley (Reform), Charles Dockins (Natural Law) and write-in candidates in the general election.[3]

U.S. Senate, Missouri General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMel Carnahan 50.5% 1,191,812
     Republican John Ashcroft incumbent 48.4% 1,142,852
     Green Evaline Taylor 0.4% 10,612
     Libertarian Grant Samuel Stauffer 0.4% 10,198
     Reform Hugh Foley 0.2% 4,166
     Natural Law Charles Dockins 0.1% 1,933
     N/A Write-in 0% 13
Total Votes 2,361,586

Class III

Senators in Class III were elected to office in the November 2010 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class III terms run from the beginning of the 112th Congress on January 3, 2011, to the end of the 114th Congress on January 3, 2017.

2010
On November 2, 2010, Roy Blunt won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Robin Carnahan (D), Jonathan Dine (L), Jerry Beck (Constitution) and numerous write-in candidates in the general election.[4]

U.S. Senate, Missouri General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRoy Blunt 54.2% 1,054,160
     Democratic Robin Carnahan 40.6% 789,736
     Libertarian Jonathan Dine 3% 58,663
     Constitution Jerry Beck 2.1% 41,309
     Write-in Dale M. Hoinoski 0% 14
     Write-in Frazier Glenn Miller, Jr. 0% 7
     Write-in Jeff Wirick 0% 4
     Write-in Charlie L. Bailey 0% 3
     Write-in Richie L. Wolfe 0% 2
     Write-in Mark S. Memoly 0% 1
Total Votes 1,943,899

2004
On November 2, 2004, Christopher S. Bond won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Nancy Farmer (D), Kevin Tull (L) and Don Griffin in the general election.[5]

U.S. Senate, Missouri General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChristopher S. Bond incumbent 56.1% 1,518,089
     Democratic Nancy Farmer 42.8% 1,158,261
     Libertarian Kevin Tull 0.7% 19,648
     Constitution Don Griffin 0.4% 10,404
Total Votes 2,706,402

1998
On November 3, 1998, Christopher S. Bond won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Jeremiah W. "Jay" Nixon (D), Tamara A. Millay (L), Curt Frazier (U.S. Taxpayers) and James F. Newport (Reform) in the general election.[6]

U.S. Senate, Missouri General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChristopher S. Bond 52.7% 830,625
     Democratic Jeremiah W. "Jay" Nixon 43.8% 690,208
     Libertarian Tamara A. Millay 2% 31,876
     U.S. Taxpayers Curt Frazier 1% 15,368
     Reform James F. Newport 0.6% 8,780
Total Votes 1,576,857

Historical members

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from Louisiana
Party Total
     Republican 17
     Democratic 25
     Jacksonian 1
     Unionist 1
     Whig 1
Total Senators 45
Class 1 Senators from Missouri
Thomas Hart Benton 1821-1851 Democratic
Henry S. Geyer 1851-1857 W
Trusten Polk 1857-1862 Democratic
John B. Henderson 1862-1869 Republican
Carl Schurz 1869-1875 Republican
Francis M. Cockrell 1875-1905 Democratic
William Warner 1905-1911 Republican
James A. Reed 1911-1929 Democratic
Roscoe C. Patterson 1929-1935 Republican
Harry S. Truman 1935-1945 Democratic
Frank P. Briggs 1945-1947 Democratic
James P. Kem 1947-1953 Republican
W. Stuart Symington 1953-1976 Democratic
John C. Danforth 1976-1995 Republican
John Ashcroft 1995-2001 Republican
Jean Carnahan 2001-2002 Democratic
James Talent 2002-2007 Republican
Claire McCaskill 2007-Present Democratic
Class 3 Senators from Missouri
David Barton 1821-1831 Republican
Alexander Buckner 1831-1833 J
Lewis F. Linn 1833-1843 Democratic
David R. Atchison 1843-1855 Democratic
James S. Green 1857-1861 Democratic
Waldo P. Johnson 1861-1862 Democratic
Robert Wilson 1862-1863 U
B. Gratz Brown 1863-1867 Republican
Charles D. Drake 1867-1870 Republican
Daniel T. Jewett 1870-1871 Republican
Francis P. Blair, Jr. 1871-1873 Democratic
Lewis V. Bogy 1873-1877 Democratic
David H. Armstrong 1877-1879 Democratic
James Shields 1879-1879 Democratic
George G. Vest 1879-1903 Democratic
William J. Stone 1903-1918 Democratic
Xenophon P. Wilfley 1918-1918 Democratic
Selden P. Spencer 1918-1925 Republican
George H. Williams 1925-1926 Republican
Harry B. Hawes 1926-1933 Democratic
Joel Bennett 1933-1945 Democratic
Forrest C. Donnell 1945-1951 Republican
Thomas C. Hennings, Jr. 1951-1960 Democratic
Edward V. Long 1960-1968 Democratic
Thomas F. Eagleton 1968-1987 Democratic
Christopher S. Bond 1987-2011 Republican
Roy Blunt 2011-Present Republican

See also

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