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Missouri's 5th congressional district

Missouri's 5th congressional district
Missouri's 5th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Missouri's 5th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Emanuel Cleaver (DKansas City)
Cook PVI D+9[1]

Missouri's 5th Congressional District has been represented in the United States House of Representatives by Democrat Emanuel Cleaver, the former Mayor of Kansas City, since 2005.

The district primarily consists of the Kansas CityJackson County metropolitan area. The district stretches east to Marshall.

Contents

  • List of representatives 1
  • Election results 2
    • 2002 2.1
    • 2004 2.2
    • 2006 2.3
    • 2008 2.4
    • 2010 2.5
    • 2012 2.6
  • Historical district boundaries 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created March 4, 1847
John S. Phelps Democratic March 4, 1847 - March 3, 1853 Redistricted from the At-large district, Redistricted to the 6th district
John G. Miller Whig March 4, 1853 - May 11, 1856 Redistricted from the 3rd district, Died
Vacant May 11, 1856 - August 18, 1856
Thomas P. Akers Know Nothing Party August 18, 1856 - March 3, 1857
Samuel H. Woodson Know Nothing Party March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1861
John W. Reid Democratic March 4, 1861 - August 3, 1861 Withdrew
Vacant August 3, 1861 - January 21, 1862
Thomas L. Price Democratic January 21, 1862 - March 3, 1863
Joseph W. McClurg Unconditional Unionist March 4, 1863 - March 3, 1865
Republican March 4, 1865–1868 Resigned after being elected Governor
Vacant ???, 1868 - December 7, 1868
John H. Stover Republican December 7, 1868 - March 3, 1869
Samuel S. Burdett Republican March 4, 1869 - March 3, 1873
Richard P. Bland Democratic March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1883 Redistricted to the 11th district
Alexander Graves Democratic March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885
William Warner Republican March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1889
John C. Tarsney Democratic March 4, 1889 - February 27, 1896 Lost contested election
Robert T. Van Horn Republican February 27, 1896 - March 3, 1897 Won contested election
William S. Cowherd Democratic March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1905
Edgar C. Ellis Republican March 4, 1905 - March 3, 1909
William P. Borland Democratic March 4, 1909 - February 20, 1919 Died
Vacant February 20, 1919 - March 4, 1919
William T. Bland Democratic March 4, 1919 - March 3, 1921
Edgar C. Ellis Republican March 4, 1921 - March 3, 1923
Henry L. Jost Democratic March 4, 1923 - March 3, 1925
Edgar C. Ellis Republican March 4, 1925 - March 3, 1927
George H. Combs, Jr. Democratic March 4, 1927 - March 3, 1929
Edgar C. Ellis Republican March 4, 1929 - March 3, 1931
Joe Shannon Democratic March 4, 1931 - March 3, 1933 Redistricted to the At-large district
March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1935 District inactive, all representatives elected At-large on a general ticket
Joe Shannon Democratic January 3, 1935 - January 3, 1943 Redistricted from the At-large district
Roger C. Slaughter Democratic January 3, 1943 - January 3, 1947
Albert L. Reeves, Jr. Republican January 3, 1947 - January 3, 1949
Richard W. Bolling Democratic January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1983
Alan Wheat Democratic January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1995
Karen McCarthy Democratic January 3, 1995 - January 3, 2005
Emanuel Cleaver Democratic January 3, 2005–Present Kansas City Incumbent

Election results

2002

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2002[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Karen McCarthy (Incumbent) 122,645 65.88%
Republican Stephen J. Gordeon 60,245 32.36%
Libertarian Jeanne F. Bojarski 3,277 1.76%
Total votes 186,167 100%%
Majority
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

2004

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2004[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Emanuel Cleaver 161,727 55.19%
Republican Jeanne M. Patterson 123,431 42.12%
Libertarian Richard Alan Bailie 5,827 1.99%
Constitution Darin Rodenberg 2,040 0.70%
Total votes 293,025 100%%
Majority
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

2006

US House election, 2006: Missouri District 5
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Emanuel Cleaver (Incumbent) 136,149 64.2
Republican Jacob Turk 68,456 32.3
Libertarian Randall Langkraehr 7,314 3.5
Majority 67,693 31.9
Turnout 211,919
Democratic hold Swing

2008

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2008[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Emanuel Cleaver (Incumbent) 197,249 64.37%
Republican Jacob Turk 109,166 35.63%
Total votes 306,415 100%%
Democratic hold Swing

2010

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2010[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Emanuel Cleaver (Incumbent) 102,076 53.30%
Republican Jacob Turk 84,578 44.20%
Total votes 191,423 100%%
Democratic hold Swing

2012

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2012[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Emanuel Cleaver (Incumbent) 196,467 60.2%
Republican Jacob Turk 121,437 37.2%
Libertarian Randy Langkraehr 8,342 2.6%
Democratic hold Swing

Historical district boundaries

2003 - 2013

See also

References

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index Districts of the 113th Congress: 2004 & 2008". The Cook Political Report. 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-10. 
  2. ^ Official Manual of Missouri, 2003-2004, page 627
  3. ^ Official Manual of Missouri, 2005-2006, page 637
  4. ^ Official Manual of Missouri
  5. ^ Official Manual of Missouri
  6. ^ Official Manual of Missouri
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. 
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. 
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present
  • http://2010.census.gov/2010census/popmap/

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