Missouri's 5th congressional district

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Missouri's 5th congressional district
Missouri US Congressional District 5 (since 2013).tif
Missouri's 5th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Emanuel Cleaver (DKansas City)
Distribution
  • % urban
  • % rural
Population (2010) 757,920
Ethnicity
Cook PVI D+9[1]

Missouri's 5th Congressional District has been represented in the United States House of Representatives by Democrat Emanuel Cleaver, the former Mayor of Kansas City, since 2005.

The district primarily consists of the Kansas CityJackson County metropolitan area. The district stretches east to Marshall.

One of the supporting characters of the Netflix original series House of Cards, Terry Womack, is depicted as representing the district in the United States House of Representatives.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created March 4, 1847
John smith phelps.jpg John S. Phelps Democratic March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1853 Redistricted from the At-large district, Redistricted to the 6th district
No image.svg John G. Miller Whig March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Redistricted from the 3rd district
Opposition March 4, 1855 – May 11, 1856 Died
Vacant May 11, 1856 – August 18, 1856
No image.svg Thomas P. Akers Know Nothing Party August 18, 1856 – March 3, 1857
SamuelHWoodson.jpg Samuel H. Woodson Know Nothing Party March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1861
John William Reid (Missouri Congressman).jpg John W. Reid Democratic March 4, 1861 – August 3, 1861 Expelled for taking up arms against the Union
Vacant August 3, 1861 – January 21, 1862
No image.svg Thomas L. Price Democratic January 21, 1862 – March 3, 1863
Joseph W. McClurg - Brady-Handy.jpg Joseph W. McClurg Unconditional Unionist March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865
Republican March 4, 1865 – 1868 Resigned after being elected Governor
Vacant  ???, 1868 – December 7, 1868
JohnHublerStover.jpg John H. Stover Republican December 7, 1868 – March 3, 1869
Samuel Swinfin Burdett.png Samuel S. Burdett Republican March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1873
Richard P. Bland - Brady-Handy.jpg Richard P. Bland Democratic March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1883 Redistricted to the 11th district
No image.svg Alexander Graves Democratic March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
WilliamWarnerSenM.jpg William Warner Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1889
No image.svg John C. Tarsney Democratic March 4, 1889 – February 27, 1896 Lost contested election
Hon. Robert T. Van Horn, Mo - NARA - 528304.jpg Robert T. Van Horn Republican February 27, 1896 – March 3, 1897 Won contested election
Cowhherd-mayor.jpg William S. Cowherd Democratic March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1905
EdgarCEllis.jpg Edgar C. Ellis Republican March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1909
WilliamPattersonBorland.jpg William P. Borland Democratic March 4, 1909 – February 20, 1919 Died
Vacant February 20, 1919 – March 4, 1919
WilliamThomasBland.jpg William T. Bland Democratic March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921 Lost Re-election, 1920
EdgarCEllis.jpg Edgar C. Ellis Republican March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1923 Lost Re-election, 1922
HenryLJost.jpg Henry L. Jost Democratic March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1925 Lost Re-election, 1924
EdgarCEllis.jpg Edgar C. Ellis Republican March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1927 Lost Re-election, 1926
George H Combs.jpg George H. Combs, Jr. Democratic March 4, 1927 – March 3, 1929 Lost Re-election, 1928
EdgarCEllis.jpg Edgar C. Ellis Republican March 4, 1929 – March 3, 1931 Lost Re-election, 1930
No image.svg Joe Shannon Democratic March 4, 1931 – March 3, 1933 Redistricted to the At-large district at 1932 elections
March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 District inactive, all representatives elected At-large on a general ticket
No image.svg Joe Shannon Democratic January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943 Redistricted from the At-large district after 1934 elections, Retired after the 1942 election, at which he was not a candidate.
No image.svg Roger C. Slaughter Democratic January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1947 Lost Re-election, 1946
No image.svg Albert L. Reeves, Jr. Republican January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1949 Lost Re-election, 1948
RichardBolling.jpg Richard W. Bolling Democratic January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1983 Retired after the 1982 election, at which he was not a candidate.
Rep. Alan Wheat.jpg Alan Wheat Democratic January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1995 Retired after the 1994 election, at which he was not a candidate, due to his candidacy for Missouri's U.S. Senatorial election that year.
KarenMcCarthy.jpg Karen McCarthy Democratic January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2005 Retired after the 2004 election, at which she was not a candidate.
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver.jpg Emanuel Cleaver Democratic January 3, 2005–present Kansas City Incumbent

Election results[edit]

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2002[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Karen McCarthy (Incumbent) 122,645 65.88%
Republican Stephen J. Gordeon 60,245 32.36%
Libertarian Jeanne F. Bojarski 3,277 1.76%
Total votes 186,167 100%
Majority
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2004[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Emanuel Cleaver 161,727 55.19%
Republican Jeanne M. Patterson 123,431 42.12%
Libertarian Richard Alan Bailie 5,827 1.99%
Constitution Darin Rodenberg 2,040 0.70%
Total votes 293,025 100%
Majority
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

2006[edit]

US House election, 2006: Missouri District 5
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Emanuel Cleaver (Incumbent) 136,149 64.2
Republican Jacob Turk 68,456 32.3
Libertarian Randall Langkraehr 7,314 3.5
Majority 67,693 31.9
Turnout 211,919
Democratic hold Swing

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2008[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Emanuel Cleaver (Incumbent) 197,249 64.37%
Republican Jacob Turk 109,166 35.63%
Total votes 306,415 100%
Democratic hold Swing

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2010[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Emanuel Cleaver (Incumbent) 102,076 53.30%
Republican Jacob Turk 84,578 44.20%
Total votes 191,423 100%
Democratic hold Swing

2012[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2012[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Emanuel Cleaver (Incumbent) 196,467 60.2%
Republican Jacob Turk 121,437 37.2%
Libertarian Randy Langkraehr 8,342 2.6%
Democratic hold Swing

2014[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2014[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Emanuel Cleaver (Incumbent) 79,256 51.59%
Republican Jacob Turk 69,071 44.96%
Libertarian Roy Welborn 5,308 3.45%
Democratic hold Swing

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index Districts of the 113th Congress: 2004 & 2008" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-10. 
  2. ^ Official Manual of Missouri, 2003-2004, page 627
  3. ^ Official Manual of Missouri, 2005-2006, page 637
  4. ^ Official Manual of Missouri
  5. ^ Official Manual of Missouri
  6. ^ Official Manual of Missouri
  7. ^ Official Manual of Missouri

Coordinates: 39°08′29″N 93°47′02″W / 39.14139°N 93.78389°W / 39.14139; -93.78389