Missouri's 5th Congressional District

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The 5th Congressional District of Missouri is a congressional district primarily consisting of the Kansas City–Jackson County metropolitan area.

The current representative of the 5th congressional district is Emanuel Cleaver (D).



See also: Missouri's 5th congressional district elections, 2012

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).[1]

United States House, Missouri General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEmanuel Cleaver, II Incumbent 53.3% 102,076
     Republican Jacob Turk 44.2% 84,578
     Libertarian Randall D. ‘‘Randy’’ Langkraehr 1.6% 3,077
     Constitution Dave Lay 0.9% 1,692
Total Votes 191,423



This is the 5th congressional district of Missouri after the 2001 redistricting process.
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.

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