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Missouri's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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Missouri's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
William Lacy Clay Democratic Party
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Missouri U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 1st congressional district of Missouri will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Missouri is one of 14 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]

Heading into the election the incumbent is William Lacy Clay (D), who was first elected in 2000.

Missouri's 1st Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes St. Louis City as the majority of the district.[4]

Candidates

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.General election candidates:


August 5, 2014, primary results:

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Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, William Lacy Clay (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robyn Hamlin and Robb E. Cunningham in the general election.

U.S. House, Missouri District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Lacy Clay Incumbent 78.7% 267,927
     Republican Robyn Hamlin 17.9% 60,832
     Libertarian Robb E. Cunningham 3.5% 11,824
Total Votes 340,583
Source: Missouri Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, William Lacy Clay was re-elected to the United States House for a sixth term. He defeated Robyn Hamlin (R) and Julie Stone (Libertarian).[6]

United States House, Missouri General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Lacy Clay Incumbent 73.6% 135,907
     Republican Robyn Hamlin 23.6% 43,649
     Libertarian Julie Stone 2.8% 5,223
Total Votes 184,779

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