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United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2000

The 2000 House elections in Missouri occurred on November 3, 2000 to elect the members of the State of Missouri's delegation to the United States House of Representatives. Missouri had nine seats in the House, apportioned according to the 1990 United States Census.

These elections were held concurrently with the United States Senate elections of 2000 (including an election in Missouri), the United States House elections in other states, and various state and local elections.

In addition to the races for U.S. Senate, Governor, and Missouri's Electoral Votes for President, the House contest in the Show Me State's Sixth Congressional District was also among the nation's most competitive races in 2000.


United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2000[1]
Party Votes Percentage Seats Before Seats After +/–
Republican 1,135,724 48.83% 4 5 +1
Democratic 1,136,020 48.85% 5 4 -1
Libertarian 24,847 1.07% 0 0 0
Progressive 15,947 0.69% 0 0 0
Reform 8,293 0.36% 0 0 0
Natural Law 4,957 0.21% 0 0 0
Totals 2,325,788 100.00% 9 9
Voter turnout %

2000 Missouri House elections

District Incumbent Party First
Results Candidates
Missouri 1 William Lacy Clay, Sr. Democratic 1968 Retired
Democratic hold
William Lacy Clay, Jr. (D) 76%
Dwight Billingsly (R) 22%
Brenda Reddick (G) 2%
Missouri 2 James Talent Republican 1992 Retired to run for Governor
Republican hold
Todd Akin (R) 56%
Ted House (D) 43%
Mike Odell (G) 1%
Missouri 3 Dick Gephardt Democratic 1976 Re-elected Dick Gephardt (D) 58%
Bill Federer (R) 40%
Mary Maroney (G) 1%
Missouri 4 Ike Skelton Democratic 1976 Re-elected Ike Skelton (D) 67%
Cecilia Noland (R) 32%
Missouri 5 Karen McCarthy Democratic 1994 Re-elected Karen McCarthy (D) 69%
Steve Gordon (R) 29%
Charles Reitz (G) 1%
Missouri 6 Patsy Danner Democratic 1992 Retired
Republican gain
Sam Graves (R) 51%
Steve Danner (D) 47%
Missouri 7 Roy Blunt Republican 1996 Re-elected Roy Blunt (R) 74%
Charles Christrup (D) 24%
Missouri 8 Jo Ann Emerson Republican 1996 Re-elected Jo Ann Emerson (R) 70%
Bob Camp (D) 29%
Tom Sager (G) 1%
Missouri 9 Kenny Hulshof Republican 1996 Re-elected Kenny Hulshof (R) 60%
Steven Carroll (D) 39%
Devin Scherubel (G) 1%


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