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

November 4 Election Winner:
Sam Graves Republican Party
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]


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August 5, 2014, primary results:

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

District history


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.[6]

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"


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).[7]

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

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