The Green Papers: Missouri 2006 Midterm Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Tuesday 8 August 2006
General Election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Electoral Votes:11(2.04% of 538)
Governor:1 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
2002-2010 Representatives:9(2.07% of 435)
2000 Census:5,606,260 (1.99% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):4,105,000
Registered Voters (November 2000):3,860,672
Capital:Jefferson City
Tuesday 8 August 2006 polling hours 6:00a CDT (1100 UTC) to 7:00p CDT (0000 UTC).
Tuesday 7 November 2006 polling hours 6:00a CST (1200 UTC) to 7:00p CST (0100 UTC).
 

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Missouri State and Local Government


MISSOURI PRIMARY

Tuesday 8 August 2006

MISSOURI PRIMARY Returns from an official source
Missouri Primary Results from a media source

All races involving an Incumbent are in boldface and also marked with an asterisk (*)

Contested STATEWIDE races:

  • United States Senate (Class 1):
    • Democrats have nominated Claire McCaskill
    • Republicans have renominated Jim Talent*
  • Auditor:

Contested U.S. HOUSE races:

  • CD 1:
    • Republicans have nominated Mark Joseph Byrne
  • CD 2:
    • Democrats have nominated George D. "Boots" Weber
    • Republicans have renominated Todd Akin*
  • CD 3:
    • Democrats have renominated Russ Carnahan*
  • CD 4:
    • Republicans have nominated Jim Noland
  • CD 7:
    • Democrats have nominated Jack Truman
    • Republicans have renominated Roy Blunt*
  • CD 8:
    • Democrats have nominated Veronica J. Hambacker
 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 109th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1
Seat up for election
Republican Senator James Matthes "Jim" Talent
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 8 August 2006 Primary
 Polls: Toss-up - Republican Senator James Matthes "Jim" Talent vs. Democratic Auditor Claire C. McCaskill
  Elected Democratic 1,047,049 49.53% Auditor Claire C. McCaskill
FEC: $11,906,356
  Candidate Republican 1,001,238 47.36% Senator James Matthes "Jim" Talent
FEC: $14,098,563
  Candidate Libertarian 47,504 2.25% Frank Gilmour
FEC finanical report not available
  Candidate Progressive Party of Missouri 18,274 0.86% Lydia L. Lewis
FEC: $5,937
Total 2,114,065 100.00%  

Class 3 Republican Senator Christopher "Kit" Bond
First elected: 1986; re-elected: 1992, 1998, 2004.
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime, All Governors

  Republican Governor Matt Blunt
First elected: 2004
Chair up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Democratic     Attorney General Jeremiah W. "Jay" Nixon

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Republican Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder
First elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

109th U.S. House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle 2006, 2008. No Term Limit. 109th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
4 Democratic (4 Renominated);
5 Republican (5 Renominated)

CD 1
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Seat up for election
Democratic Congressman William Lacy Clay, Jr.
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 8 August 2006 Primary
 Polls: Democratic Congressman William Lacy Clay, Jr.
  Elected Democratic 139,561 72.84% Congressman William Lacy Clay, Jr.
FEC: $443,363
  Candidate Republican 47,352 24.71% Mark Joseph Byrne
FEC: $75,549
  Candidate Libertarian 4,688 2.45% Robb E. Cunningham
FEC finanical report not available
Total 191,601 100.00%  

CD 2
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Seat up for election
Republican Congressman William Todd Akin
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 8 August 2006 Primary
 Polls: Republican Congressman William Todd Akin
  Elected Republican 175,592 61.37% Congressman William Todd Akin
FEC: $856,616
  Candidate Democratic 104,646 36.58% George D. "Boots" Weber
FEC finanical report not available
  Candidate Libertarian 5,869 2.05% Tamara A. Millay
FEC finanical report not available
Total 286,107 100.00%  

CD 3
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Seat up for election
Democratic Congressman Russ Carnahan
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 8 August Primary
 Polls: Democratic Congressman Russ Carnahan
  Elected Democratic 143,670 65.54% Congressman Russ Carnahan
FEC: $1,263,763
  Candidate Republican 69,584 31.74% David L. Bertelsen
FEC: $8,301
  Candidate Libertarian 4,159 1.90% Robert Christophel
FEC finanical report not available
  Candidate Progressive Party of Missouri 1,803 0.82% David Sladky
FEC finanical report not available
Total 219,216 100.00%  

CD 4
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Seat up for election
Democratic Congressman Ike Skelton
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 8 August 2006 Primary
 Polls: Democratic Congressman Ike Skelton
  Elected Democratic 158,482 67.66% Congressman Ike Skelton
FEC: $1,050,907
  Candidate Republican 68,869 29.40% James A. "Jim" Noland, Jr.
FEC: $21,028
  Candidate Libertarian 4,456 1.90% Bryce A. Holthouse
FEC finanical report not available
  Candidate Progressive Party of Missouri 2,441 1.04% Melinda Leann "Mel" Ivey
FEC finanical report not available
Total 234,248 100.00%  

CD 5
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Seat up for election
Democratic Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 8 August 2006 Primary
 Polls: Democratic Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II
  Elected Democratic 134,469 64.30% Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II
FEC: $669,497
  Candidate Republican 67,424 32.24% Jacob Turk
FEC: $31,321
  Candidate Libertarian 7,219 3.45% Randall David "Randy" Langkraehr
FEC finanical report not available
Total 209,112 100.00%  

CD 6
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Seat up for election
Republican Congressman Samuel B. "Sam" Graves, Jr.
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 8 August 2006 Primary
 Polls: Republican Congressman Samuel B. "Sam" Graves, Jr.
  Elected Republican 148,746 61.62% Congressman Samuel B. "Sam" Graves, Jr.
FEC: $1,218,547
  Candidate Democratic 86,282 35.74% Sara Jo Shettles
FEC: $131,570
  Candidate Libertarian 4,697 1.95% Erik S. Buck
FEC finanical report not available
  Candidate Progressive Party of Missouri 1,663 0.69% Shirley A. Yurkonis
FEC finanical report not available
Total 241,388 100.00%  

CD 7
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Seat up for election
Republican Congressman Roy Blunt
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 1996
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 8 August 2006 Primary
 Polls: Republican Congressman Roy Blunt
  Elected Republican 160,911 66.75% Congressman Roy Blunt
FEC: $3,162,484
  Candidate Democratic 72,573 30.11% Jack Truman
FEC finanical report not available
  Candidate Libertarian 7,565 3.14% Kevin Craig
FEC finanical report not available
Total 241,049 100.00%  

CD 8
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Seat up for election
Republican Congressman Jo Ann Emerson
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 8 August 2006 Primary
 Polls: Republican Congressman Jo Ann Emerson
  Elected Republican 156,139 71.64% Congressman Jo Ann Emerson
FEC: $1,166,412
  Candidate Democratic 57,544 26.40% Veronica J. Hambacker
FEC: $65,142
  Candidate Libertarian 4,267 1.96% Branden C. McCullough
FEC finanical report not available
Total 217,950 100.00%  

CD 9
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Seat up for election
Republican Congressman Kenny Charles Hulshof
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 1996
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 8 August 2006 Primary
 Polls: Republican Congressman Kenny Charles Hulshof
  Elected Republican 149,066 61.45% Congressman Kenny Charles Hulshof
FEC: $1,507,577
  Candidate Democratic 87,109 35.91% Duane Neil Burghard
FEC: $258,616
  Candidate Libertarian 3,923 1.62% Steven R. Hedrick
FEC finanical report not available
  Candidate Progressive Party of Missouri 2,484 1.02% William "Bill" Hastings
FEC finanical report not available
Total 242,582 100.00%  

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Democratic Secretary of State Robin Carnahan
First elected: 2004.
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
Daughter of the former Missouri Governor Mel Carnahan who was killed in a plane crash while running for the U.S. Senate in 2000.

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Democratic Attorney General Jeremiah W. "Jay" Nixon
First elected: 1992; re-elected: 1996, 2000; 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
Open Seat - Running for Governor in 2008

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Republican Treasurer Sarah Steelman
First elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

Seat up for election
Open
Democratic Auditor Claire C. McCaskill
First elected: 1998; re-elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Open Seat - Candidate for the Class 1 Senate Seat in 2006
  Elected Democratic 1,083,760 52.90% Susan Montee
  Candidate Republican 887,558 43.33% Sandra Thomas
  Candidate Libertarian 56,779 2.77% Charles W. Baum
  Candidate Progressive Party of Missouri 20,427 1.00% Terry Bunker
Total 2,048,524 100.00%  

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic (affiliates): 7 incumbents, 12 candidates
  Republican: 10 incumbents, 11 candidates
Major Third Parties
  Libertarian: 11 candidates
  Progressive Party of Missouri (affiliate of Green): 6 candidates
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that this candidate is actually on the ballot.
 
FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.

 


  2006 Midterm Election Home  
 
  U.S. Senate Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Gubernatorial Popular Vote by Party  
  U.S. House Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less  
  Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority  
 
  Contests to Watch and Polling Data  
 
2006 Election Dates:   Chronologically   --   Alphabetically  
Poll Closing Times:   Chronologically   --   Alphabetically  
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  Governors     Senate     House  
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  Senators by 'Class'  
  Governors by election 'cycle'  
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  Gubernatorial Primaries at a Glance   --   Senatorial Primaries at a Glance  
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  Open Governor's Chairs, Senate and House Seats (the incumbent is not running for re-election)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with no incumbent running for them  
  Uncontested Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats (one candidate running for office)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with multiple incumbents running for them  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with only one major party candidate running for office  
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  2006 Partisan Composition by State  
  2006 Political Party Breakdown by State - "Traditional" Sections and Regions  
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  Political Parties  
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  Senate Electoral Classes  
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  Statewide Political Party Strength  


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