Missouri's 5th Congressional District

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The 5th Congressional District of Missouri is a congressional district in Missouri.

Missouri's 5th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Saline, Lafayette, Ray and Jackson counties.[1]

The district previously consisted primarily of the Kansas City–Jackson County metropolitan area.

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

Elections

2012

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

The 5th congressional district of Missouri held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Emanuel Cleaver won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Missouri District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEmanuel Cleaver Incumbent 60.5% 200,290
     Republican Jacob Turk 36.9% 122,149
     Libertarian Randy Langkraehr 2.6% 8,497
     Write-in Andrew Feagle 0% 6
Total Votes 330,942
Source: Missouri Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

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

Republican Primary

Missouri's 5th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJacob Turk 58.9% 24,814
Jerry Nolte 25.5% 10,734
Jason Greene 12% 5,067
Ron Paul Shawd 3.7% 1,542
Total Votes 42,157

2010

On November 2, 2010, Emanuel Cleaver won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jacob Turk (R), Randall D. "Randy" Langkraehr (L) and Dave Lay (Constitution) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Missouri District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEmanuel Cleaver 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

2008

On November 4, 2008, Emanuel Cleaver won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jacob Turk (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Missouri District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEmanuel Cleaver incumbent 64.4% 197,249
     Republican Jacob Turk 35.6% 109,166
Total Votes 306,415

2006

On November 7, 2006, Emanuel Cleaver won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jacob Turk (R) and Randall David "Randy" Langkraehr (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Missouri District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEmanuel Cleaver incumbent 64.2% 136,149
     Republican Jacob Turk 32.3% 68,456
     Libertarian Randall David "Randy" Langkraehr 3.5% 7,314
Total Votes 211,919

2004

On November 2, 2004, Emanuel Cleaver won election to the United States House. He defeated Jeanne Patterson (R), Rick Bailie (L) and Darin Rodenberg (Constitution) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Missouri District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEmanuel Cleaver II 55.2% 161,727
     Republican Jeanne Patterson 42.1% 123,431
     Libertarian Rick Bailie 2% 5,827
     Constitution Darin Rodenberg 0.7% 2,040
Total Votes 293,025

2002

On November 5, 2002, Karen McCarthy won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Steve Gordon (R) and Jeanne Bojarski (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Missouri District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKaren McCarthy incumbent 65.9% 122,645
     Republican Steve Gordon 32.4% 60,245
     Libertarian Jeanne Bojarski 1.8% 3,277
Total Votes 186,167

2000

On November 7, 2000, Karen McCarthy won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Steve Gordon (R), Charles Reitz (Green), Alan Newberry (L) and Dennis M. Carriger (Reform) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Missouri District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKaren McCarthy incumbent 68.8% 159,826
     Republican Steve Gordon 28.6% 66,439
     Green Charles Reitz 1.1% 2,548
     Libertarian Alan Newberry 1% 2,350
     Reform Dennis M. Carriger 0.4% 974
Total Votes 232,137

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th 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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