Missouri's 5th Congressional District
The current representative of the 5th congressional district is Emanuel Cleaver (D).
The 5th congressional district of Missouri will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.
On November 2, 2010, Emmanuel Cleaver was re-elected to the United States House for a sixth term. He defeated Jacob Turk (R), Randall D. ‘‘Randy’’ Langkraehr (Libertarian), and Dave Lay (Constitution).
- See also: Redistricting in Missouri
In 2011, the Missouri State Legislature will re-draw the Congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.