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The district previously took in all or parts of the following counties: Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, Clay, Clinton, Cooper, Daviess, De Kalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Howard, Jackson, Linn, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, Platte, Putnam, Ray, Schuyler, Sullivan and Worth.
 
  
 
The current representative of the 6th Congressional District is [[Sam Graves]] (R).
 
The current representative of the 6th Congressional District is [[Sam Graves]] (R).

Latest revision as of 16:47, 30 January 2014

Missouri's 6th Congressional District
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Current incumbentSam Graves Republican Party
Population753,729
Gender49.8% Male, 50.2% Female
Race91.3% White, 4.0% Black, 1.2% Asian
Ethnicity3.1% Hispanic
Unemployment7.8%
Median household income$49,367
High school graduation rate89.2%
College graduation rate25.2%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Missouri's 6th Congressional District is located in the northwestern portion of the state and includes Atchison, Holt, Nodaway, Andrew, Buchanan, Worth, Gentry, DeKalb, Clinton, Platte, Harrison, Daviess, Caldwell, Mercer, Grundy, Livingston and Carroll counties.[1]

The current representative of the 6th Congressional District is Sam Graves (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Missouri's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 6th Congressional District of Missouri will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Missouri's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 6th Congressional District of Missouri held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Sam Graves won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Missouri District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Kyle Yarber 32.5% 108,503
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Graves Incumbent 65% 216,906
     Libertarian Russ Lee Monchil 2.5% 8,279
Total Votes 333,688
Source: Missouri Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Primary results

The primary took place on August 7.[3]

Democratic Primary
Missouri's 6th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKyle Yarber 32.6% 10,242
Bill Hedge 27.4% 8,620
Ronald William Harris 23.8% 7,483
Ted Rights 16.3% 5,118
Total Votes 31,463


Republican Primary
Missouri's 6th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSam Graves 80.3% 59,388
Christopher Ryan 13.5% 9,945
Bob Gough 6.2% 4,598
Total Votes 73,931

2010

On November 2, 2010, Sam Graves won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Clint Hylton (D) and Kyle Yarber (write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Missouri District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Graves incumbent 69.4% 154,103
     Democratic Clint Hylton 30.5% 67,762
     Write-in Kyle Yarber 0% 47
Total Votes 221,912

2008

On November 4, 2008, Sam Graves won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kay Barnes (D) and Dave Browning (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Missouri District 6 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Graves incumbent 59.4% 196,526
     Democratic Kay Barnes 36.9% 121,894
     Libertarian Dave Browning 3.7% 12,279
Total Votes 330,699

2006

On November 7, 2006, Sam Graves won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Sara Jo Shettles (D), Erik Buck (L) and Shirley A. Yurkonis (Progressive) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Missouri District 6 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Graves incumbent 61.6% 150,882
     Democratic Sara Jo Shettles 35.7% 87,477
     Libertarian Erik Buck 1.9% 4,757
     Progressive Shirley A. Yurkonis 0.7% 1,679
Total Votes 244,795

2004

On November 2, 2004, Sam Graves won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles S. Broomfield (D) and Erik Buck (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Missouri District 6 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Graves incumbent 63.8% 196,516
     Democratic Charles S. Broomfield 34.8% 106,987
     Libertarian Erik Buck 1.4% 4,352
Total Votes 307,855

2002

On November 5, 2002, Sam Graves won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Cathy Rinehart (D) and Erik Buck (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Missouri District 6 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Graves incumbent 63% 131,151
     Democratic Cathy Rinehart 35.2% 73,202
     Libertarian Erik Buck 1.8% 3,735
Total Votes 208,088

2000

On November 7, 2000, Sam Graves won election to the United States House. He defeated Steve Danner (D), Jimmy Dykes (L) and Marie Richey (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Missouri District 6 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Graves 50.9% 138,925
     Democratic Steve Danner 46.8% 127,792
     Libertarian Jimmy Dykes 1.4% 3,696
     Natural Law Marie Richey 1% 2,788
Total Votes 273,201

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th 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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