Campaign 2012

District 5: Previous Election Results

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Emanuel CleaverDemocratic34,117100.0%

2010 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Emanuel CleaverDemocratic102,07653.3%
Jacob TurkRepublican84,57844.2%

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jerry FowlerRepublican3,96311.5%
Patrick HaakeRepublican3,46910.1%
Ron ShawdRepublican1,1853.4%
Ralph SheffieldRepublican2,7488.0%
Jacob TurkRepublican23,07867.0%

2008 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Emanuel Cleaver IIDemocratic38,260100.0%

2008 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Emanuel CleaverDemocratic197,24964.4%
Jacob TurkRepublican109,16635.6%

2008 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Martin BakerRepublican2,64715.4%
Chris KnowltonRepublican3,55220.7%
Randall LangkraehrRepublican1,6419.6%
Jacob TurkRepublican9,29454.2%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Emanuel CleaverDemocratic38,734100.0%

2006 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Emanuel CleaverDemocratic136,14964.2%
Randy LangkraehrLibertarian7,3143.5%
Jacob TurkRepublican68,45632.3%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jacob TurkRepublican14,186100.0%

2004 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Emanuel Cleaver IIDemocratic72,81060.0%
Jamie MetzlDemocratic48,60740.0%

2004 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Emanuel CleaverDemocratic161,72755.2%
Rick BailieLibertarian5,8272.0%
Jeanne PattersonRepublican123,43142.1%

2004 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Clay ChastainRepublican6,51815.4%
Steve DennisRepublican8,93721.0%
Joyce LeaRepublican1,6293.8%
Jeanne PattersonRepublican23,35455.0%
Annalisa Zapien-PinaRepublican2,0244.8%

2002 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Charles LindseyDemocratic6,46013.7%
Karen McCarthyDemocratic40,53286.3%

2002 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Karen McCarthyDemocratic122,64565.9%
Steve GordonRepublican60,24532.4%

2002 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Steve GordonRepublican8,21533.6%
Ron HarrisRepublican7,69331.5%
Joyce LeaRepublican2,89611.9%
Chet SouthworthRepublican4,00916.4%
Annalisa Zapien-PinaRepublican1,6126.6%

2000 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Charles LindseyDemocratic6,01314.6%
Karen McCarthyDemocratic35,07185.4%

2000 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Karen McCarthyDemocratic159,82668.8%
Steve GordonRepublican66,43928.6%

2000 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Steve GordonRepublican7,90645.8%
Chet SouthworthRepublican3,69421.4%
Walter WrightRepublican5,67732.9%

1998 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Karen McCarthyDemocratic33,68279.1%
Walter WrightDemocratic8,91620.9%

1998 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Karen McCarthyDemocratic101,31365.9%
Penny BennettRepublican47,58231.0%

1996 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Karen McCarthyDemocratic144,22367.4%
Penny BennettRepublican61,80328.9%

District 5: Demographics

Population621,691
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up13.0%

Ethnicity

Percentage White68.8%
Percentage Black24.4%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native0.5%
Percentage Asian1.3%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander0.2%
Percentage Mixed Race2.3%
Percentage Other Race2.5%
Percentage Hispanic5.6%
Percentage Non Hispanic White66.3%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black24.2%
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English4.7%

Income

Median Household Income$38,311
Percentage Income in Poverty in 200912.4%

Energy

Percentage Homes heated by Electricity13.5%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas83.7%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil0.1%

Employment & Education

Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up47.7%
Percentage with a College Degree22.9%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers32.7%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers29.2%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers13.6%

Marriage

Percentage Married Couples42.3%
Percentage Married Couples with Children17.9%
Percentage Married Couple Both Work34.5%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male0.5%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female0.3%

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Thursday, September 13
Missouri
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Romney 48
Obama 45
Romney + 3
Saturday, August 25
Missouri
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McCaskill 50
Akin 41
McCaskill + 9
Friday, August 24
Missouri
Rasmussen Reports
Obama 47
Romney 46
Obama + 1
Monday, August 06
Missouri
Public Policy Polling
John Brunner 35
Akin 30
Sarah Steelman 25
Friday, June 08
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Rasmussen Reports
Romney 49
Obama 42
Romney + 7
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Steelman 51
McCaskill 39
Steelman + 12

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