Election 2012
10:00 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Incumbents Dominate Missouri Congressional Races

The incumbent Congressmen in the local area easily held on to their seats: Vicky Hartzler, Emanuel Cleaver and Sam Graves.   We have the complete results for those races and the rest of Missouri.

Area Races:

U.S. Representative – District 4

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler has defeated Democratic challenger Teresa Hensley to win a second term representing Missouri's 4th Congressional District, which includes rural counties south of Kansas City

Vicky Hartzler (R) 60.3%

Teresa Hensley (D) 35.5%

Read our story here.

U.S. Representative – District 5

Missouri’s 5th District Congressman Emanuel Cleaver got 60 percent of the vote and an easy win over Republican opponent Jacob Turk.

Emanuel Cleaver II (D) 60.2%

Jacob Turk (R) 37.2%

Read our story here.

U.S. Representative – District 6

Republican Rep. Sam Graves has won a seventh term in Washington.  Graves topped Democrat Kyle Yarber of Gladstone by nearly 33 points.  Graves is a farmer and chairs the House Small Business Committee.

Sam Graves (R) 65.0%

Kyle Yarber (D) 32.5%

Other Races:

U.S. Representative – District 1

Lacy Clay (D) 78.6%

Robby Hamlin (R) 17.9%

U.S. Representative – District 2

Ann Wagner (R) 60.1%

Glenn Koenen (D) 37.1%

U.S. Representative – District 3

Blaine Luetkemeyer (R) 63.5%

Eric Mayer (D) 32.9%

U.S. Representative – District 7

Billy Long (R) 63.8%

Jim Evans (D) 30.9%

U.S. Representative – District 8

Jo Ann Emerson (R) 71.9%

Jack Rushin (D) 24.6%