Missouri's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Missouri's 5th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Emanuel Cleaver Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Emanuel Cleaver 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 5th 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 Emanuel Cleaver (D), who was first elected in 2004.

Missouri's 5th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Saline, Lafayette, Ray and Jackson counties.[4]


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:

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

Withdrew prior to primary

District history


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.[7]

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"


On November 2, 2010, Emanuel 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).[8]

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

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