World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

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.

Overview

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
elected
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%

References

  1. ^ http://www.sos.mo.gov/enrweb/allresults.asp?arc=1&eid=87
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.