Missouri's 29th Senate district

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Missouri's 29th Senatorial District is one of 34 districts in the Missouri Senate. The district is based in Southwest Missouri and includes all of the counties of Barry, Lawrence, McDonald, Ozark, Stone, and Taney.

The district is currently represented by Republican Jack Goodman of Mount Vernon.

District Profile[edit]

Major cities in the district include the popular tourist destination of Branson as well as Monett, Aurora, and Hollister. In addition to Branson, the district is home to College of the Ozarks.

The district, anchored in the longtime GOP bastion of Southwest Missouri, is solidly Republican. Although it is a relatively diverse rural district, the GOP still dominates every level of government in the district.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2010 U.S. Census:

Voting in Statewide Elections[edit]

Election Results from Statewide Races
Year Office Results
2010 U.S. Senator Roy Blunt 71.04% - Robin Carnahan 22.42%
2008 President John McCain 67.19% - Barack Obama 31.04%
Governor Kenny Hulshof 50.47% - Jay Nixon 46.62%
President - Primary Mike Huckabee 49.92% - John McCain 27.64% - Mitt Romney 16.39% - Ron Paul 4.56%
President - Primary Hillary Clinton 63.76% - Barack Obama 32.80% - John Edwards 2.49%
2006 U.S. Senator Jim Talent 59.59% - Claire McCaskill 35.46%
2004 President George W. Bush 69.72% - John Kerry 29.60%
U.S. Senator Kit Bond 71.20% - Nancy Farmer 27.53%
Governor Matt Blunt 68.94% - Claire McCaskill 29.73%
2002 U.S. Senator Jim Talent 63.34% - Jean Carnahan 34.57%
2000 President George W. Bush 64.32% - Al Gore 32.85%
U.S. Senator John Ashcroft 64.37% - Mel Carnahan 34.27%
Governor Jim Talent 60.22% - Bob Holden 37.54%
1998 U.S. Senator Kit Bond 61.31% - Jay Nixon 34.27%
1996 President Bob Dole 50.42% - Bill Clinton 35.42%
Governor Margaret Kelly 56.55% - Mel Carnahan 40.21%

Election results[edit]

2008[edit]

Missouri's 29th Senatorial District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jack Goodman* 67,612 100.00
Total votes 67,612 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2005[edit]

Missouri's 29th Senatorial District Special Election (November 8, 2005)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jack Goodman 13,817 65.82
Democratic Nolan G. McNeill 6,397 30.47
Libertarian Robert E. Hempker 779 3.71
Total votes 20,993 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2004[edit]

Missouri's 29th Senatorial District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Larry Gene Taylor 51,209 69.35
Democratic Randall Vaught 22,629 30.65
Total votes 73,838 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2000[edit]

Missouri's 29th Senatorial District Election (2000)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doyle Childers* 67,577 100.00
Total votes 67,577 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1996[edit]

Missouri's 29th Senatorial District Election (1996)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doyle Childers 44,767 60.24
Democratic D.J. Gross 29,546 39.76
Total votes 74,313 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold