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Elections 2020

State Facts

Capitol: Jefferson City
Nickname: Show Me State
Bird: Eastern Bluebird
Motto: Let the good of the people be the supreme law

Past Presidential Elections

2012

Barack Obama: 44.4%
Mitt Romney: 53.8%

2008

Barack Obama: 49.3%
John McCain: 49.4%

2004

John Kerry: 46.1%
George Bush: 53.3%

2000

Al Gore: 47.1%
George Bush: 50.4%

1996

Bill Clinton: 47.6%
Ross Perot: 10.1%
Bob Dole: 41.3%

1992

Bill Clinton: 44.1%
Ross Perot: 21.7%
George Bush: 33.9%

1988

Michael Dukakis: 47.9%
George Bush: 51.8%

Previous Election Results, other races

2012 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Claire McCaskill Democratic 1,494,125 54.8%
Jonathan Dine Libertarian 165,468 6.1%
Todd Akin Republican 1,066,159 39.1%

2012 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jay Nixon Democratic 1,494,056 54.8%
Jim Higgins Libertarian 73,509 2.7%
Dave Spence Republican 1,160,265 42.5%

2010 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robin Carnahan Democratic 266,349 83.9%
Richard Tolbert Democratic 33,731 10.6%
Francis Vangeli Democratic 17,511 5.5%

2010 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jerry Beck Constitution 41,309 2.1%
Robin Carnahan Democratic 789,736 40.6%
Jonathan Dine Libertarian 58,663 3.0%
Roy Blunt Republican 1,054,160 54.2%

2010 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Roy Blunt Republican 411,040 70.9%
Kristi Nichols Republican 40,744 7.0%
Chuck Purgason Republican 75,663 13.1%
Deborah Solomon Republican 15,099 2.6%

2008 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Daniel Carroll Democratic 53,835 15.0%
Jeremiah Nixon Democratic 304,181 85.0%

2008 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jay Nixon Democratic 1,680,611 58.4%
Kenny Hulshof Republican 1,136,364 39.5%

2008 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kenny Hulshof Republican 194,616 49.2%
Scott Long Republican 18,754 4.7%
Sarah Steelman Republican 176,847 44.7%

2006 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Claire McCaskill Democratic 282,767 80.8%
Bill Young Democratic 67,173 19.2%

2006 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Claire McCaskill Democratic 1,055,255 49.6%
Frank Gilmour Libertarian 47,792 2.2%
Jim Talent Republican 1,006,941 47.3%

2006 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Babbitt Republican 13,189 4.0%
Isaiah Hair Republican 6,415 2.0%
Joyce Lea Republican 11,705 3.6%
Jim Talent Republican 289,573 88.9%

2004 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bob Holden Democratic 383,734 45.3%
Jim LePage Democratic 16,761 2.0%
Claire McCaskill Democratic 437,780 51.6%

2004 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Charles Berry Democratic 143,229 19.4%
Ronald Bonar Democratic 51,375 6.9%
Nancy Farmer Democratic 544,830 73.7%

2004 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Claire McCaskill Democratic 1,301,442 47.9%
Matt Blunt Republican 1,382,419 50.8%

2004 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Nancy Farmer Democratic 1,158,261 42.8%
Kit Bond Republican 1,518,089 56.1%

2004 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Christopher Bond Republican 541,998 88.1%
Mike Steger Republican 73,354 11.9%

2004 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Matt Blunt Republican 534,393 88.4%
Jennie Sievers Republican 18,733 3.1%
Karen Lee Skelton-Memh Republican 26,089 4.3%

2002 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jean Carnahan Democratic 368,149 83.2%
Darrel Day Democratic 74,237 16.8%

2002 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jean Carnahan Democratic 913,778 48.7%
Jim Talent Republican 935,032 49.8%

2002 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Doris Landfather Republican 14,074 3.2%
Joseph May Republican 18,525 4.2%
Jim Talent Republican 395,994 89.6%

2000 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mel Carnahan Democratic 323,841 78.2%
Ronald Wagganer Democratic 90,251 21.8%

2000 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bob Holden Democratic 1,152,752 49.1%
Jim Talent Republican 1,131,307 48.2%

2000 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mel Carnahan Democratic 1,191,812 50.5%
John Ashcroft Republican 1,142,852 48.4%

2000 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Ashcroft Republican 327,442 89.6%
Marc Perkel Republican 38,103 10.4%

2000 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Elgar Macy Republican 20,681 5.9%
Jennie Sievers Republican 33,674 9.6%
Jim Talent Republican 296,159 84.5%

1998 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Askew Democratic 57,364 19.1%
Bob Buck Democratic 14,774 4.9%
Daniel Dodson Democratic 19,257 6.4%
Jeremiah Nixon Democratic 200,339 66.5%
Andrew Ostrowski Democratic 9,389 3.1%

1998 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jeremiah Nixon Democratic 690,208 43.8%
Tamara Millay Libertarian 31,876 2.0%
Christopher Bond Republican 830,625 52.7%

1998 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Alsup Republican 5,824 2.4%
Christopher Bond Republican 213,569 86.9%
Joseph France Republican 6,178 2.5%
Douglas Jones Republican 5,596 2.3%
Joyce Lea Republican 9,685 3.9%
Joseph Schwan Republican 4,991 2.0%

1996 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mel Carnahan Democratic 347,488 81.6%
Nicholas Clement Democratic 14,940 3.5%
Edwin Howald Democratic 29,890 7.0%
Ruth Redel Democratic 33,452 7.9%

1996 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mel Carnahan Democratic 1,224,801 57.2%
J. Mark Oglesby Libertarian 51,432 2.4%
Margaret Kelly Republican 866,268 40.4%

1996 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
David Brown Republican 18,755 6.6%
Lester Duggan Jr. Republican 14,448 5.1%
Margaret Kelly Republican 219,435 77.7%
John Swenson Republican 29,675 10.5%