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District 1: Previous Election Results

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Candice BrittonDemocratic8,54618.7%
Lacy ClayDemocratic37,04181.3%

2010 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Lacy ClayDemocratic135,90773.6%
Julie StoneLibertarian5,2232.8%
Robyn HamlinRepublican43,64923.6%

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Martin BakerRepublican4,53227.8%
Robyn HamlinRepublican10,30563.2%
Marshall WorksRepublican1,4679.0%

2008 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
William ClayDemocratic41,517100.0%

2008 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Lacy ClayDemocratic242,57086.9%
Robb CunninghamLibertarian36,70013.1%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Lacy ClayDemocratic33,358100.0%

2006 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Lacy ClayDemocratic141,57472.9%
Robb CunninghamLibertarian4,7682.5%
Mark ByrneRepublican47,89324.7%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Mark ByrneRepublican6,82272.5%
Leslie FarrRepublican1,38814.7%
Lou MansfieldRepublican1,20612.8%

2004 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
William ClayDemocratic213,65875.3%
Leslie FarrRepublican64,79122.8%

2002 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
William ClayDemocratic41,40574.3%
Carl HarrisDemocratic14,32225.7%

2002 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
William ClayDemocratic133,94670.1%
Jim HigginsLibertarian5,3542.8%
Richard SchwadronRepublican51,75527.1%

2000 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Steven BaileyDemocratic1,1442.0%
William ClayDemocratic34,39860.6%
Charlie DooleyDemocratic15,61227.5%
Bill HaasDemocratic1,6022.8%
Eric VickersDemocratic3,5436.2%

2000 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
William Clay Jr.Democratic149,17375.2%
Z. Dwight BillingslyRepublican42,73021.5%

2000 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Z. Dwight BillingslyRepublican5,39970.1%
Richmond SoluadeRepublican2,30829.9%

1998 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
William Clay Sr.Democratic90,84072.6%
Richard IllyesLibertarian3,5762.9%
Richmond Soluade Sr.Republican30,63524.5%

1996 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Patrick CacchioneDemocratic12,53721.8%
William ClayDemocratic44,97178.2%

1996 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
William ClayDemocratic131,65970.2%
Tamara MillayLibertarian4,1372.2%
Daniel O'Sullivan Jr.Republican51,85727.6%

1996 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Z. Dwight BillingslyRepublican1,45916.3%
Donald CountsRepublican1,87020.9%
Alexander HaslerRepublican5876.5%
George HittRepublican2743.1%
Daniel O'Sullivan Jr.Republican4,16746.5%
Jim RappRepublican6116.8%

District 1: Demographics

Population621,690
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up13.9%

Ethnicity

Percentage White46.5%
Percentage Black49.8%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native0.2%
Percentage Asian1.5%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race1.4%
Percentage Other Race0.5%
Percentage Hispanic1.3%
Percentage Non Hispanic White45.8%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black49.7%
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English3.3%

Income

Median Household Income$36,314
Percentage Income in Poverty in 200915.8%

Energy

Percentage Homes heated by Electricity16.8%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas81.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil0.4%

Employment & Education

Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up44.4%
Percentage with a College Degree22.4%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers32.7%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers29.2%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers13.9%

Marriage

Percentage Married Couples37.2%
Percentage Married Couples with Children15.4%
Percentage Married Couple Both Work27.6%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male0.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female0.3%

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Thursday, September 13
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Romney 48
Obama 45
Romney + 3
Saturday, August 25
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McCaskill 50
Akin 41
McCaskill + 9
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Obama 47
Romney 46
Obama + 1
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John Brunner 35
Akin 30
Sarah Steelman 25
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Steelman 51
McCaskill 39
Steelman + 12
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Romney 49
Obama 42
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