Missouri's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Missouri's 6th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Sam Graves Republican Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 6th 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 Sam Graves (R), who was first elected in 2000.

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.[4]

Candidates

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


Campaign contributions

Sam Graves (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]April 8,2 013$255,139.92$129,405.95$(52,504.04)$332,041.83
July Quarterly[7]July 12, 2013$332,041.83$180,884.19$(131,332.24)$381,593.78
October Quarterly[8]October 14, 2013$381,593.78$117,058.09$(119,615.36)$379,036.51
Year-End[9]July 28, 2014$379,036.51$108,866.70$(76,136.72)$411,766.49
April Quarterly[10]April 14, 2014$411,766.49$179,959.07$(27,799.04)$563,926.52
July Quarterly[11]July 15, 2014$563,926.52$207,795.27$(191,633.270)$580,088.52
Pre-Primary[12]July 24, 2014$580,088.52$25,740.38$(37,048.18)$568,780.72
October Quarterly[13]October 14, 2014$568,780.72$172,946.03$(258,917.99)$482,808.76
Pre-General[14]October 21, 2014$482,808.76$34,596$(16,674.54)$500,730.22
Running totals
$1,157,251.68$(911,661.38)

District history

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.[15]

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"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Sam Graves was re-elected to the United States House for a sixth term. He defeated Clint Hylton (D) and Kyle Yarber (Write-in).[16]

United States House, Missouri 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

See also

External links

References

  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. Missouri Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed August 29, 2012
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 Missouri Secretary of State, "Certified Candidate List," accessed August 4, 2014
  6. Federal Election Commission, "Graves for Congress April Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  7. Federal Election Commission, "Graves for Congress July Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  8. Federal Election Commission, "Graves for Congress October Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2013
  9. Federal Election Commission, "Graves for Congress Year End," accessed February 6, 2014
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Graves for Congress April Quarterly," accessed April 22, 2014
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Graves for Congress July Quarterly," accessed September 30, 2014
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Graves for Congress Pre-Primary," accessed October 22, 2014
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Graves for Congress October Quarterly," accessed October 22, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Graves for Congress Pre-General," accessed October 22, 2014
  15. Politico "2012 Election Map, Missouri"
  16. U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"