2018 United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Cori Bush)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
2018 United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri

← 2016 November 6, 2018 (2018-11-06) 2020 →

All eight of Missouri's seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 6 2
Seats won 6 2
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 1,330,975 1,027,969
Percentage 55.03% 42.51%
Swing Decrease3.17% Increase4.65%

The 2018 United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri were held on November 6, 2018, to elect the eight U.S. Representatives from the state of Missouri, one from each of the state's eight congressional districts.

Results Summary[edit]

Statewide[edit]

Party Candi-
dates
Votes Seats
No. % No. +/– %
Republican Party 8 1,322,891 55.11% 6 Steady 75.00%
Democratic Party 8 1,017,964 42.41% 2 Steady 25.00%
Libertarian Party 8 54,317 2.26% 0 Steady 0.00%
Green Party 2 3,796 0.16% 0 Steady 0.00%
Constitution Party 1 876 0.04% 0 Steady 0.00%
Write-in 3 605 0.02% 0 Steady 0.00%
Total 30 2,400,449 100.00% 8 Steady 100.0%
Popular vote
Republican
55.03%
Democratic
42.51%
Other
2.46%
House seats
Republican
75.00%
Democratic
25.00%

District[edit]

Results of the 2018 United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri by district:[1]

District Republican Democratic Others Total Result
Votes % Votes % Votes % Votes %
District 1 45,255 16.74% 216,479 80.07% 8,641 3.19% 270,375 100.0% Democratic Hold
District 2 190,008 51.28% 174,486 47.09% 6,059 1.63% 370,553 100.0% Republican Hold
District 3 211,000 65.08% 106,478 32.84% 6,754 2.08% 324,232 100.0% Republican Hold
District 4 189,655 64.82% 95,729 32.72% 7,190 2.46% 292,574 100.0% Republican Hold
District 5 100,695 35.69% 173,592 61.53% 7,840 2.78% 282,127 100.0% Democratic Hold
District 6 199,580 65.44% 97,515 31.98% 7,859 2.58% 304,954 100.0% Republican Hold
District 7 195,872 66.26% 88,642 29.98% 11,103 3.76% 295,617 100.0% Republican Hold
District 8 190,826 73.39% 65,043 25.02% 4,148 1.59% 260,017 100.0% Republican Hold
Total 1,322,891 55.11% 1,017,964 42.41% 59,594 2.48% 2,400,449 100.0%

District 1[edit]

The 1st district includes all of St. Louis City and much of Northern St. Louis County, and it has a PVI of D+29. The incumbent is Democrat Lacy Clay, who has represented the district since 2001. He was re-elected with 75% of the vote in 2016. Cori Bush, a Justice Democrat, is running in the Democratic primary.[2]

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lacy Clay (incumbent) 81,426 56.7
Democratic Cori Bush 53,056 36.9
Democratic Joshua Shipp 4,959 3.5
Democratic DeMarco K. Davidson 4,229 2.9
Total votes 143,670 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Vroman 5,095 34.5
Republican Edward L. Van Deventer Jr. 4,864 32.9
Republican Camille Lombardi-Olive 4,820 32.6
Total votes 14,779 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Missouri's 1st congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lacy Clay (incumbent) 219,781 80.1
Republican Robert Vroman 45,867 16.7
Libertarian Robb Cunningham 8,727 3.2
Total votes 274,375 100.0
Democratic hold

District 2[edit]

The 2nd district includes the suburbs south and west of St. Louis City, and the district has a PVI of R+8. The incumbent is Republican Ann Wagner, who has represented the district since 2013. She was re-elected with 59% of the vote in 2016.

Wagner was considered likely to run for the U.S. Senate in 2018 instead of running for re-election,[3][4] but opted to seek re-election to the House.[5]

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cort VanOstran 45,248 41.7
Democratic Mark J. Osmack 27,389 25.2
Democratic William "Bill" Haas 21,151 19.5
Democratic John Messmer 10,503 9.7
Democratic Robert W. Hazel 4,321 4.0
Total votes 108,612 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

At the filing deadline - one candidate, Noga Sachs, had filed with the Federal Election Commission to run in the Republican primary for a chance to challenge the Republican incumbent, Ann Wagner, August 7, 2018. Despite an attempt by MO GOP to remove Ms. Sachs from the ballot in April 2018, she remains in candidacy.[6]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ann Wagner (incumbent) 72,173 89.9
Republican Noga Sachs 8,115 10.1
Total votes 80,288 100.0

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Ann
Wagner (R)
Cort
VanOstran (D)
Undecided
Expedition Strategies (D-VanOstran) August 23–26, 2018 402 ± 4.9% 41% 43% 14%
Remington Research (R) August 22–23, 2018 983 ± 3.1% 51% 40% 9%

Results[edit]

Missouri's 2nd congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ann Wagner (incumbent) 192,477 51.2
Democratic Cort VanOstran 177,611 47.2
Libertarian Tony Kirk 4,229 1.1
Green David Arnold 1,740 0.5
Independent Ken Newhouse (write-in) 9 0.0
Total votes 376,066 100.0
Republican hold

District 3[edit]

The third district stretches from exurbs of St. Louis to the state capitol Jefferson City and has a PVI of R+18. The incumbent is Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer, who has represented the district since 2009. He was re-elected with 68% of the vote in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Katy Geppert 55,815 100.0
Total votes 55,815 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer (incumbent) 95,385 79.9
Republican Chadwick Bicknell 24,000 20.1
Total votes 119,385 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Missouri's 3rd congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer (incumbent) 211,243 65.1
Democratic Katy Geppert 106,589 32.8
Libertarian Donald Stolle 6,776 2.1
Total votes 324,608 100.0
Republican hold

District 4[edit]

The fourth district takes in Columbia and much of rural west-central Missouri. It has a PVI of R+17. The incumbent is Republican Vicky Hartzler, who has represented the district since the election of 2010, when she defeated long-time incumbent Democrat Ike Skelton. She was re-elected with 68% of the vote in 2016.

Hartzler has been considered a potential candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2018.[4]

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Renee Hoagenson 24,139 51.9
Democratic Hallie J. Thompson 22,398 48.1
Total votes 46,537 100

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Vicky Hartzler (incumbent) 74,226 73.5
Republican John Webb 26,787 26.5
Total votes 101,013 100

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Missouri's 4th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Vicky Hartzler (incumbent) 190,138 64.8
Democratic Renee Hoagenson 95,968 32.7
Libertarian Mark Bliss 7,210 2.5
Total votes 293,316 100.0
Republican hold

District 5[edit]

The fifth district encompasses most of Jackson County, the southern part of Clay County, and three other rural counties to the east. It has a PVI of D+7. The incumbent is Democrat Emanuel Cleaver, who has been represented the district since 2005. He was re-elected with 58% of the vote in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Emanuel Cleaver (incumbent) 87,449 100.0
Total votes 87,449 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jacob Turk 35,883 75.1
Republican Kress Cambers 8,423 17.6
Republican Richonda Oaks 3,467 7.3
Total votes 47,773 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Missouri's 5th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Emanuel Cleaver (incumbent) 175,019 61.7
Republican Jacob Turk 101,069 35.6
Libertarian Alexander Howell 4,725 1.7
Green Maurice Copeland 2,091 0.7
Constitution E.C. Fredland 876 0.3
Independent Patrick E. Marshall (write-in) 5 0.0
Total votes 283,785 100.0
Democratic hold

District 6[edit]

The sixth district encompasses rural northern Missouri, St. Joseph and much of Kansas City north of the Missouri River, and has a PVI of R+16. The incumbent is Republican Sam Graves, who has been represented the district since 2001. He was re-elected with 68% of the vote in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Robert Martin 21,677 41.5
Democratic Winston Apple 16,087 30.8
Democratic Ed Andres 14,453 27.7
Total votes 52,217 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sam Graves (incumbent) 89,595 100.0
Total votes 89,595 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Missouri's 6th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sam Graves (incumbent) 199,796 65.4
Democratic Henry Martin 97,660 32.0
Libertarian Dan Hogan 7,953 2.6
Total votes 305,409 100.0
Republican hold

District 7[edit]

The seventh district takes in Springfield, Joplin, and much of the rest of rural southwestern Missouri. It has a PVI of R+23. The incumbent is Republican Billy Long, who has been represented the district since 2011. He was re-elected with 68% of the vote in 2016.

Long has been considered a potential candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2018.[4]

Democratic primary[edit]

Jamie Schoolcraft
Elected officials
Organizations

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jamie Daniel Schoolcraft 12,499 40.6
Democratic Kenneth Hatfield 6,854 22.3
Democratic John Farmer de la Torre 6,685 21.7
Democratic Vince Jennings 4,738 15.4
Total votes 30,776 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Billy Long (incumbent) 68,438 65.1
Republican Jim Evans 18,383 17.5
Republican Lance Norris 10,884 10.4
Republican Benjamin Holcomb 7,416 7.1
Total votes 105,121 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Missouri's 7th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Billy Long (incumbent) 196,343 66.2
Democratic Jamie Schoolcraft 89,190 30.1
Libertarian Ben Brixey 10,920 3.7
Independent Shawn Deines (write-in) 2 0.0
Total votes 296,455 100.0
Republican hold

District 8[edit]

The eighth district is the most rural district of Missouri, taking in all of the rural southeastern and south-central part of the state. It has a PVI of R+24, the most strongly Republican district of Missouri. The incumbent is Republican Jason Smith, who has represented the district since 2013 by special election. He was re-elected with 74% of the vote in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kathryn Ellis 33,799 100.0
Total votes 33,799 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jason Smith (incumbent) 91,809 100.0
Total votes 91,809 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Missouri's 8th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jason Smith (incumbent) 194,042 73.4
Democratic Kathy Ellis 66,151 25.0
Libertarian Jonathan Shell 4,206 1.6
Total votes 264,399 100.0
Republican hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unofficial Results". Missouri Secretary of State. November 13, 2018.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-06-27. Retrieved 2017-12-16.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Wong, Scott (April 22, 2016). "House GOPer eyes McCaskill challenge". The Hill. Retrieved November 17, 2016.
  4. ^ a b c Schor, Elana; Everett, Burgess (November 18, 2016). "2018 showdown looms: House Republicans vs. Democratic senators". Politico. Retrieved November 18, 2016.
  5. ^ Drucker, David (July 3, 2017). "Top GOP Senate recruit Ann Wagner won't challenge Clair McCaskill". The Washington Examiner. Retrieved July 3, 2017.
  6. ^ https://s1.sos.mo.gov/candidatesonweb/DisplayCandidatesPlacement.aspx?OfficeCode=CN-N%202&ElectionCode=750004332
  7. ^ a b https://www.news-leader.com/story/news/politics/elections/2018/07/22/ozarks-democrats-support-medicare-all-oppose-rep-billy-long/787670002/

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites of first district candidates
Official campaign websites of second district candidates
Official campaign websites of third district candidates
Official campaign websites of fourth district candidates
Official campaign websites of fifth district candidates
Official campaign websites of sixth district candidates
Official campaign websites of seventh district candidates
Official campaign websites of eighth district candidates