Missouri's 4th Congressional District

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Missouri's 4th congressional district
Current incumbentVicky Hartzler Republican Party
Population755,389
Gender50% Male, 50% Female
Race90.0% White, 5.0% Black, 1.3% Asian
Ethnicity3.3% Hispanic
Unemployment9.2%
Median household income$42,910
High school graduation rate87.7%
College graduation rate23.2%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Missouri's 4th Congressional District is located in the central and western portion of the state and includes Audrain, Randolph, Howard, Boone, Cooper, Moniteau, Morgan, Pettis, Johnson, Henry, Benton, Hickory, Camden, Pulaski, Laclede, Webster, Dallas, Cass, Bates, Vernon, Barton, Cedar, St. Clair, Dade and Barton counties.[1]

The district previously included much of the state capital of Jefferson City in Cole County as well as the eastern Kansas City suburbs.

The current representative of the 4th congressional district is Vicky Hartzler (R).

Elections

2012

See also: Missouri's 4th congressional district elections, 2012

The 4th congressional district of Missouri held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Vicky Hartzler won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Missouri District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Teresa Hensley 35.5% 113,120
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngVicky Hartzler Incumbent 60.3% 192,237
     Libertarian Thomas Holbrook 3.3% 10,407
     Constitution Greg Cowan 0.9% 2,959
Total Votes 318,723
Source: Missouri Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Primary

The primary took place on August 7, 2012.[3]

Republican Primary
Missouri's 4th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngVicky Hartzler 84% 71,615
Bernie Mowinski 16% 13,645
Total Votes 85,260
Libertarian Primary
Missouri's 4th Congressional District Libertarian Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Holbrook 58% 232
Herschel L. Young 42% 168
Total Votes 400

2010

On November 2, 2010, Vicky Hartzler won election to the United States House. She defeated Ike Skelton (D), Jason Michael Braun (L) and Greg Cowan (Constitution) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Missouri District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngVicky Hartzler 50.4% 113,489
     Democratic Ike Skelton incumbent 45.1% 101,532
     Libertarian Jason Michael Braun 2.7% 6,123
     Constitution Greg Cowan 1.7% 3,912
Total Votes 225,056

2008

On November 4, 2008, Ike Skelton won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jeff Parnell (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Missouri District 4 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngIke Skelton incumbent 65.9% 200,009
     Republican Jeff Parnell 34.1% 103,446
Total Votes 303,455

2006

On November 7, 2006, Ike Skelton won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James A. "Jim" Noland (R), Bryce A. Holthouse (L), Melinda "Mel" Ivey (Progressive) and write-in candidates in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Missouri District 4 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngIke Skelton incumbent 67.6% 159,303
     Republican James A. "Jim" Noland 29.4% 69,254
     Libertarian Bryce A. Holthouse 1.9% 4,479
     Progressive Melinda "Mel" Ivey 1% 2,459
     N/A Write-in 0% 30
Total Votes 235,525

2004

On November 2, 2004, Ike Skelton won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James A. "Jim" Noland (R), Bill Lower (L) and Raymond Lister (Constitution) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Missouri District 4 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngIke Skelton incumbent 66.2% 190,800
     Republican James A. "Jim" Noland 32.4% 93,334
     Libertarian Bill Lower 1% 2,827
     Constitution Raymond Lister 0.4% 1,265
Total Votes 288,226

2002

On November 5, 2002, Ike Skelton won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James A. "Jim" Noland (R) and Daniel Roy Nelson (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Missouri District 4 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngIke Skelton incumbent 67.6% 142,204
     Republican James A. "Jim" Noland 30.7% 64,451
     Libertarian Daniel Roy Nelson 1.7% 3,583
Total Votes 210,238

2000

On November 7, 2000, Ike Skelton won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Noland (R), Thomas L. Knapp (L) and James Edward Rinehart (Reform) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Missouri District 4 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngIke Skelton incumbent 66.9% 180,634
     Republican Jim Noland 31.3% 84,406
     Libertarian Thomas L. Knapp 1.1% 2,878
     Reform James Edward Rinehart 0.7% 1,971
Total Votes 269,889

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 4th congressional district of Missouri after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Missouri

In 2011, the Missouri State Legislature re-drew the Congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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