Missouri Democratic primary, 2004

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The 2004 Missouri Democratic Presidential Primary on February 3, 2004 determined the recipient of the state's 88 delegates to the Democratic National Convention in the process to elect the 44th President of the United States. It was an open primary.[1]

Endorsements[edit]

Several major endorsements, such as the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, helped John Kerry to clinch the primary. John Edwards got former speaker of the house Jim Kreider and Buchanan County Auditor Susan Montee as endorsements. Governor Howard Dean got the endorsement of Chairman and CEO of King Hershey Richard A. King.

Polling[edit]

Candidate 22 January 2004 29 January 2004 29 January 2004 1 February 2004
John Kerry 25% 37% 44% 56%
John Edwards 9% 11% 14% 17%
Howard Dean 6% 7% 9% 9%
Wesley Clark 3% 6% 5% 6%
Al Sharpton 1% 2% 2% 4%
Joe Lieberman 2% 6% 5% 3%
Dennis Kucinich 1% - 1% -
Dick Gephardt 3% - 1% -

Source: Missouri - 2004 Presidential Polls

Results[edit]

On Mini Tuesday, John Kerry won once again, winning with a majority of over 50%. He won every congressional district and county except Knox County and Lawrence County which Edwards won. Howard Dean received 9%, Clark gets 4%, and several other candidates.

Candidate Votes Percentage Delegates
Kerry, John F. 211,745 50.6% 51
Edwards, John 103,088 24.6% 23
Dean, Howard 36,288 8.7%
Clark, Wesley K. 18,340 4.4%
Lieberman, Joe 14,727 3.5%
Sharpton, Alfred C. "Al" 14,308 3.4%
Gephardt, Richard "Dick" 8,281 2.0%
Kucinich, Dennis J. 4,875 1.2%
Uncommitted 4,311 1.0% 14
Moseley Braun, Carol 1,088 0.3%
LaRouche, Lyndon H., Jr. 953 0.2%
Penna, Fern 335 0.1%
Total 418,339 100.0% 88

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