Missouri Democratic primary, 2004
|Elections in Missouri|
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.
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.
|Candidate||22 January 2004||29 January 2004||29 January 2004||1 February 2004|
John Kerry won a majority of the Missouri vote. He won every congressional district and county except Knox County and Lawrence County which Edwards won. Howard Dean received 9%, Clark got 4%, and several other candidates split the remainder.
|Kerry, John F.||211,745||50.6%||51|
|Clark, Wesley K.||18,340||4.4%|
|Sharpton, Alfred C. "Al"||14,308||3.4%|
|Gephardt, Richard "Dick"||8,281||2.0%|
|Kucinich, Dennis J.||4,875||1.2%|
|Moseley Braun, Carol||1,088||0.3%|
|LaRouche, Lyndon H., Jr.||953||0.2%|