Missouri's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Missouri's 7th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Billy Long Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Billy Long Republican Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 7th 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 Billy Long (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Missouri's 7th Congressional District is located in the southwestern portion of the state and includes Polk, Greene, Jasper, Newton, McDonald, Lawrence, Barry, Stone, Christian, Taney and Webster counties.[4]

Candidates

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General election candidates:


August 5, 2014, primary results:

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

Withdrew prior to filing


District history

2012

The 7th congressional district of Missouri held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Billy Long won re-election in the district.[7]

U.S. House, Missouri District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBilly Long Incumbent 63.9% 203,565
     Democratic Jim Evans 30.9% 98,498
     Libertarian Kevin Craig 5.2% 16,668
     Write-in Kenneth Joe Brown 0% 9
Total Votes 318,740
Source: Missouri Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Billy Long was elected to the United States House. He defeated Scott Eckersley (D), Kevin Craig (Libertarian) and Nicholas Ivan Ladendorf (Write-in).[8]

United States House, Missouri General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBilly Long 63.4% 141,010
     Democratic Scott Eckersley 30.4% 67,545
     Libertarian Kevin Craig 6.2% 13,866
     Write-in Nicholas Ivan Ladendorf 0% 10
Total Votes 222,431

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