Incumbents are in CAPS. (R) indicates GOP pickup; (D) indicates Dem pickup; X indicates the seat was retained by the incumbent party. NOTE: Only third party candidates who receive 5% or more of the vote are included.CD Candidates Vote % Vote In GOP Dem —————————————————————————————- MO 01 CLAY (D) 134,295 73% 100% X Hamlin (R) 43,260 24 —————————————————————————————- MO 02 AKIN (R) 179,731 68% 100% X Lieber (D) 77,249 29 —————————————————————————————- MO 03 CARNAHAN (D) 99,011 49% 100% X Martin (R) 94,593 47 —————————————————————————————- MO 04 SKELTON (D) 101,507 45% 100% Hartzler (R) 113,500 50 (R) —————————————————————————————- MO 05 CLEAVER (D) 101,076 53% 100% X Turk (R) 84,415 44 —————————————————————————————- MO 06 GRAVES (R) 153,973 69% 100% X Hylton (D) 67,717 31 —————————————————————————————- MO 07 Long (R) 140,260 64% 100% X Eckersley (D) 67,073 30 —————————————————————————————- MO 08 EMERSON (R) 128,515 65% 99% X Sowers (D) 56,362 29 —————————————————————————————- MO 09 LUETKEMEYER (R) Unopposed X —————————————————————————————-
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