Missouri Resources

Population: 6,083,672 (2015)

Filing deadline: March 27, 2018.

Primary: Aug. 7, 2018.

Missouri (R+5) has moved to the right, but moderate Democrats still have a chance and, up until 2016, have had something of a hold on most statewide offices for years. It is 83% White and 11% Black.

FEDERAL LEVEL

Electors: 10. Missouri has picked the winner in all Presidential elections since 1904, except from 1956 and 2008/12.

Sena­tors: 1 Democrat, 1 Republican.

Claire McCaskill

Senator class 1: Claire McCa­skill (D)
Committees: Armed Services, Finance, Homeland Security (Ranking).

Democratic nominee: Claire McCa­skill
Republican nominee: ?

Rating, Oct 28, 2017:
Tossup.

Status, May 21, 2016:
Lawyer and State Auditor Claire McCa­skill (b.1953) was first elected in 2006, and was re-elected in 2012 with 55%.

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Roy Blunt

Senator class 3: Roy Blunt (R)
Committees: Rules, Appropriations, Commerce, Intelligence.

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Roy Blunt

Rating, Jan 27, 2017:
TBD.

Status, Jan 21, 2017:
History teacher and university president Roy Blunt (b.1950) served 7 terms in the House, where he rose to Chief Whip. He was elected to the Senate in 2010 and reelected in 2016 with 49%.

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Representatives: 8 Representatives; 2 Democrats and 6 Republicans.

Wiliam Lacy Clay

District 1
Representative: William Lacy Clay Jr (D)
Committees: Financial Services, Natural Resources, Oversight.

Democratic nominee: Wil­liam Lacy Clay Jr
Republican nominee: ?

Rating, May 21, 2016:
Safe Dem.

Status, Jan 21, 2017:
The district (D+28) covers much of St Louis, with northern suburbs. It is 47% White and 46% Black. State Senator William Lacy Clay (b.1956) was first elected in 2000, when he took over from his father. He won 76% in 2016.

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Ann Wagner

District 2
Representative: Ann Wagner (R)
Committees: Financial Services, Foreign Affairs.

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Ann Wagner

Rating, June 17, 2016:
Likely GOP.

Status, Jan 21, 2017:
The district (R+8) consists of suburbs to the south and west of St Louis. It is 90% White. Businesswoman and ambassador Ann Wagner (b.1962) was first elected in 2012 and won 59% in 2016.

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Blaine Luetkemeyer

District 3
Representative: Blaine Luetkemeyer (R)
Committees: Financial Services, Small Businesses.

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Blaine Luet­ke­meyer

Rating, May 21, 2016:
Safe GOP.

Status, Jan 21, 2017:
The district (R+13) covers central eastern parts to the west of St Louis. It is 93% White. Farmer, businessman and State Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (b.1952) was first elected in 2008, and won 68% in 2016.

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Vicky Hartzler

District 4
Representative: Vicky Hartzler (R)
Committees: Agriculture, Armed Services.

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Vicky Hartzler

Rating, May 21, 2016:
Safe GOP.

Status, August 3, 2016:
The district (R+13) covers central, western parts of the state. It is 90% White. Teacher and activist Vicky Hartzler (b.1960) took it from an incumbent Democrat in 2010. She won 68% in 2016.

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Emanuel Cleaver

District 5
Representative: Emanuel Cleaver (D)
Committees: Financial Services.

Democratic nominee: Ema­nuel Cleaver
Republican nominee: ?

Rating, May 21, 2016:
Safe Dem.

Status, August 3, 2016:
The district (D+9) contains all of Kansas City and Independence with eastern suburbs. It is 69% White and 20% Black. Theologian and former Kansas City Mayor Emanuel Cleaver (b.1944) was first elected in 2004 and won 59% in 2014.

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Sam Graves

District 6
Representative: Sam Graves (R)
Committees: Armed Services, Transportation.

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Sam Graves

Rating, May 21, 2016:
Safe GOP.

Status, Jan 21, 2017:
The district (R+12) covers the northern parts of the state, along the Iowa. It is 91% White. State Senator Sam Graves (b.1963) was first elected in 2000 and won 68% in 2016.

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Billy Long

District 7
Representative: Billy Long (R)
Committees: Energy & Commerce.

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Billy Long

Rating, May 21, 2016:
Safe GOP.

Status, Jan 21, 2017:
The district (R+19) covers the southwestern corner of the state, including Springfield. It is 92% White. Businessman Billy Long (b.1955) was first elected in 2010 and won 68% in 2016.

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Jason Smith

District 8
Representative: Jason Smith (R)
Committees: Ways and Means.

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Jason Smith

Rating, May 21, 2016:
Safe GOP.

Status, Jan 21, 2017:
The district (R+17) covers the southeastern corner of the state. It is 93% White. Lawyer and State Representative Jason Smith (b.1980) was first elected in a special election in 2013 and won 74% in 2016.

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STATE LEVEL

Inauguration Day: The second Monday of January.

The Governor of Missouri is term limited for life after 2 x 4 years. There are no term limits for the other State Offices.

Eric Greitens

Governor: Eric Greitens (R)

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Eric Greitens

Rating, Jan 27, 2017:
TBD.

Status, Jan 21, 2017:
The GOP took this office in 2016 with veteran and non-profit executive Eric Greitens (b.1974), who won 51%.

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Mike Parson

Lieutenant Governor: Mike Parson (R)

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Mike Parson

Rating, Jan 27, 2017:
TBD.

Status, Jan 21, 2017:
The LG is nominated and elected separately in Missouri. The GOP helt the office with cattle farmer and State Senator Mike Parson. (b.1955), who won 53% in 2016.

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Jay Ashcroft

Secretary of State: Jay Ashcroft (R)

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Jay Ashcroft

Rating, Jan 27, 2017:
TBD.

Status, Jan 21, 2017:
The GOP took the office in 2016 with lawyer and son of a former US Senator and AG, Jay Ashcroft (b.1973). He won 58%.

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Eric Schmitt

Treasurer: Eric Schmitt (R)

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Eric Schmitt

Rating, Jan 27, 2017:
TBD.

Status, Jan 21, 2017:
The GOP took the office with State Senator and lawyer Eric Schmitt (b.1975, who won 56% in 2016.

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Nicole Galloway

Auditor: Nicole Galloway (D)

Democratic nominee: Nicole Galloway
Republican nominee: ?

Rating, Jan 27, 2017:
TBD.

Status, May 21, 2016:
State Auditor Tom Schweich (R) committed suicide in early 2015 and Governor Nixon appointed accountant and County Treasurer Nicole Galloway (b.1982) to replace him. This is the only state office up for election in midterms.

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Josh Hawley

Attorney General­: Josh Hawley (R)

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Josh Hawley

Rating, Jan 27, 2017:
TBD.

Status, Jan 21, 2017:
The GOP took the office with lawyer and law professor Josh Hawley (b.1979), who won 59% in 2016.

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State Senate: 34 (9D / 25R). Term: 4 years. Half elected in 2018/2020.
State House: 163 (45D / 118R). Term: 2 years. Elections in 2018.

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