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Welcome to Missouri on Ballotpedia!


The current Constitution of Missouri, the fourth constitution for the state, was adopted in 1945. As with all other U.S. states and the federal government, Missouri’s government is based on the separation of legislative, executive and judicial power. Located in the Midwest region of the U.S. and nicknamed the “Show-me State,” Missouri (or the land currently known as Missouri) was acquired from France in the Louisiana Purchase. Missouri’s capital is Jefferson City. Currently, Missouri has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of seven members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 163 members of the Missouri House of Representatives and 34 members of the Missouri State Senate. As of September 2013, Missouri is one of 13 states that is under divided government and does not have a state government trifecta.

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National politics in Missouri


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Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate


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)


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Ann Wagner
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkTodd Akin (R)
Billy Long
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Republican PartyDistrict 7 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkRoy Blunt (R)
Blaine Luetkemeyer
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2009January 5, 2015November 4, 2014LinkKenny Hulshof (R)
Emanuel Cleaver
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Democratic PartyDistrict 5 2004January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkKaren McCarthy (D)
Jason Smith
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Republican PartyU.S. House, Missouri District 8 2013Missouri's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014[ Link]Jo Ann Emerson (R)
Sam Graves
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 2001January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkPat Danner (D)
Vicky Hartzler
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkIke Skelton (D)
William Lacy Clay
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Democratic PartyDistrict 1 2001January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkWilliam L. Clay, Sr. (D)


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The structure of the Missouri judicial system is laid out in Article V of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the Missouri Supreme Court, the Missouri Court of Appeals, the Missouri Circuit Courts and the Missouri Municipal Courts.


Appeals from these courts go to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

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Missouri
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The Show Me State
Capital:   Jefferson City
Motto:   The welfare of the people shall be the supreme law
Population:   6 million
Area of state:   69,704 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1821
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