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United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2004


United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2004

The 2004 House elections in Missouri occurred on November 2, 2004 to elect the members of the State of Missouri's delegation to the United States House of Representatives. Missouri had nine seats in the House, apportioned according to the 2000 United States Census.

These elections were held concurrently with the United States presidential election of 2004, United States Senate elections of 2004 (including one in Missouri), the United States House elections in other states, and various state and local elections.

The most notable race of the 2004 cycle in Missouri was the contest for the Third District seat held by outgoing Representative and former House Democratic floor leader Dick Gephardt.


United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2004 [1]
Party Votes Percentage Seats Before Seats After +/–
Republican 1,429,767 53.61% 5 5 ±0
Democratic 1,192,674 44.72% 4 4 ±0
Libertarian 33,937 1.27% 0 0 0
Constitution 10,634 0.4% 0 0 0
Independent 11 0.0% 0 0 0
Totals 2,667,023 100.00% 9 9
Voter turnout %

Election Results

Missouri congressional districts in the 2004 elections
District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Missouri 1 William Lacy Clay Jr. Democratic 2000 Re-elected William Lacy Clay, Jr. (D) 75.3%
Leslie L. Farr II (R) 22.8%
Terry Chadwick (L) 1.4%
Robert Rehbein (C) 0.5%
Missouri 2 Todd Akin Republican 2000 Re-elected Todd Akin (R) 65.4%
George D. Weber (D) 33.0%
Darla Maloney (L) 1.4%
David Leefe (C) 0.3%
Missouri 3 Dick Gephardt Democratic 1976 Retired
Democratic hold
Russ Carnahan (D) 52.9%
Bill Federer (R) 45.1%
Kevin C. Babcock (L) 1.6%
William Renaud (C) 0.4%
Missouri 4 Ike Skelton Democratic 1976 Re-elected Ike Skelton (D) 66.2%
Jim Noland (R) 32.4%
Bill Lower (L) 1.0%
Raymond Lister (C) 0.4%
Missouri 5 Karen McCarthy Democratic 1994 Retired
Democratic hold
Emanuel Cleaver (D) 55.2%
Jeanne Patterson (R) 42.1%
Rick Bailie (L) 2.0%
Darin Rodenberg (C) 0.7%
Missouri 6 Sam Graves Republican 2000 Re-elected Sam Graves (R) 63.8%
Charles S. Broomfield (D) 34.8%
Erik Buck (L) 1.4%
Missouri 7 Roy Blunt Republican 1996 Re-elected Roy Blunt (R) 70.4%
Jim Newberry (D) 28.3%
Kevin Craig (L) 0.9%
Steve Alger (C) 0.3%
Missouri 8 Jo Ann Emerson Republican 1996 Re-elected Jo Ann Emerson (R) 72.2%
Dean Henderson (D) 26.6%
Stan Cuff (L) 0.7%
Leonard Davidson (C) 0.5%
Missouri 9 Kenny Hulshof Republican 1996 Re-elected Kenny Hulshof (R) 64.6%
Linda Jacobsen (D) 33.8%
Tamara A. Millay (L) 1.1%
Chris Earl (C) 0.5%


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United States House of Representatives elections, 2004

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