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Missouri: 2006 Elections
Edited on Tue Oct-17-06 12:18 AM by Eugene


2006 Elections: Governor, US Senator, Other Statewide Offices, US House, State Senate, State House, Ballot initiatives/Referendums

This page was edited by: Daylin Byak, Eugene

State Politics At-A-Glance

Population (2000 Census): 5,595,211
Electoral Votes: 11

:redbox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 46%, Bush (R) 53%
:redbox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 47%, Bush (R) 50%, Nader (I) 2%
:bluebox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 47%, Dole (R) 41%, Perot (I) 10%

:redbox: Governor: Matt Blunt (R) Elected: 2004 (Next Election: 2008)
:redbox: Senior US Senator: Christopher "Kit" Bond (R) Elected: 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004 (Next Election: 2010)
:redbox: Junior US Senator: Jim Talent (R) Elected: 2002 (Next Election: 2006)
:redbox: US House (9 seats): D-4, R-5
:redbox: State Senate (34 seats): D-11, R-23
:redbox: State House (163 seats): D-66, R-97

Election Information

Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: July 12, 2006
State/Local Primary Date: August 08, 2006

General Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election: October 11, 2006
General Election Date (all states): November 07, 2006

State Office in charge of Elections
Missouri Secretary of State
State Information Center
P.O. Box 1767
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-2301
Fax: (573) 526-3242

State Democratic Party
The Missouri Democratic Party
208 Madison Street
PO Box 719
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone (573) 636-5241
Fax (573) 634-8176

State Republican Party
Missouri Republican Party
204 E. Dunklin Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 636-3146
Fax: (573) 636-3273

Governor's Race 2006

No Governor's Race in 2006

US Senate Race 2006

Claire McCaskill (D)
State Auditor
Campaign Website:

Jim Talent (R) Incumbent
US Senator
Campaign Website:

Frank Gilmour (L)
Campaign Website:

Lydia Lewis (Progressive)
Campaign Website:

Other Statewide Races 2006

State Auditor

Susan Montee (D)
Buchanan County Auditor
Campaign Website:

Sandra Thomas (R)
Platte County Auditor
Campaign Website:

Charles Baum (L)
Financial Consultant
Campaign Website:

Terry Bunker (Progressive)
Campaign Website:

US House of Representatives Races 2006

US House Districts: 9

Key Races: None

Candidates, by Congressional District

William "Lacy" Clay Jr. (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Mark J. Byrne (R), Campaign Website:
Robb E. Cunningham (L), Campaign Website:

George D. Weber (D), Campaign Website:
Todd Akin (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Tamara Millay (L), Campaign Website:

Russ Carnahan (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
David Bertelsen (R), Campaign Website:
Robert Christophel (L), Campaign Website: ?
David Sladkey (Progressive), Campaign Website:

Ike Skelton (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Jim Noland (R), Campaign Website: ?
Bryce Holthouse (L), Campaign Website:
Melinda "Mel" Ivey (Progressive), Campaign Website: ?

Emanual Cleaver (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Jacob Turk (R), Campaign Website:
Randy Langkraehr (L), Campaign Website:

Sara Jo Shettles (D), Campaign Website:
Sam Graves (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Erik Buck (L), Campaign Website:
Shirley Yurkonis (Progressive), Campaign Website:

Jack Truman (D), Campaign Website:
Roy Blunt (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Kevin Craig (L), Campaign Website:

Veronica Hambacker (D), Campaign Website:
Jo Ann Emerson (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Branden McCullough (L), Campaign Website: ?

Duane Burghard (D), Campaign Website:
Kenny Hulshof (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Steven Hedrick (L), Campaign Website:
Bill Hastings (Progressive), Campaign Website:

State Senate Races 2006

State Senate Districts: 34

Seats at stake in 2006: 17, even-numbered districts

Key Races: ?

Candidates, by District

Wayne Henke (D), Campaign Website: ?
Scott Rupp (R), Campaign Website:

Jeff Smith (D), Campaign Website:

Ronald Bonar (D), Campaign Website: ?
Carl Vogel (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?

Jason Norbury (D), Campaign Website: ?
Matt Bartle (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:

Jolie Justus (D), Campaign Website:
Jerry Mounts (R), Campaign Website: ?

James Neely (D), Campaign Website: ?
Brad Lager (R), Campaign Website: ?

Rita Days (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?

Frank Barnitz (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Suzie Snyders (R), Campaign Website: ?

Wes Shoemyer (D), Campaign Website:
Robert Behnen (R), Campaign Website: ?

Barbie Kreider-Adams (D), Campaign Website: ?
Dan Clemens (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:

Ryan McKenna (D), Campaign Website: ?
Bill Alter (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?

Joan Bray (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
John Maupin (R), Campaign Website: ?

Gene Tyler (D), Campaign Website: ?
John Griesheimer (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?

Scott Delbert (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Mike Holzknecht (I), Campaign Website:

Doug Harpool (D), Campaign Website: ?
Norma Champion (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?

Gary Nodler (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Kim Wright (I), Campaign Website: ?

David Mason (D), Campaign Website:
Charlie Shields (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:

State House Races 2006

State House Districts: 163

Seats at stake in 2006: 163

Key Races: ?

Ballot initiatives/Referendums

August 8, 2006 Primary

:graybox: Constitutional Amendment 1
   The proposed constitutional amendment continues until 2016, but does not increase, the
   existing sales and use tax of one-tenth of one percent that is set to terminate in 2008.
   The tax would generate approximately $82 million annually for soil and water conservation
   efforts and operation of the state park system.
   Full Text
   Results: Passed; Yes 484,839 (70.8%) No 200,157 (29.2%)

November 7, 2006 General Election

:graybox: Constitutional Amendment 2
   Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to allow and set limitations on stem cell research,
   therapies, and cures which will:
   ensure Missouri patients have access to any therapies and cures, and allow Missouri
     researchers to conduct any research, permitted under federal law;
   ban human cloning or attempted cloning;
   require expert medical and public oversight and annual reports on the nature and purpose
     of stem cell research;
   impose criminal and civil penalties for any violations; and
   prohibit state or local governments from preventing or discouraging lawful stem cell
     research, therapies and cures?
   Full Text    Fair Ballot Language

:graybox: Constitutional Amendment 3
   Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to create a Healthy Future Trust Fund which will:
       1. be used to reduce and prevent tobacco use, to increase funding for healthcare
           access and treatment for eligible low-income individuals and Medicaid recipients,
           and to cover administrative costs;
       2. be funded by a tax of four cents per cigarette and twenty percent on other
           tobacco products; and
       3. be kept separate from general revenue and annually audited?
   Full Text    Fair Ballot Language

:graybox: Constitutional Amendment 6
   Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to include a tax exemption for real and personal
   property that is used or held exclusively for nonprofit purposes or activities of veterans'
   Full Text (pdf)    Fair Ballot Language

:graybox: Constitutional Amendment 7
   Shall Article XIII, Section 3 of the Constitution be amended to require that legislators, statewide
   elected officials, and judges forfeit state pensions upon felony conviction, removal from office
   following impeachment or for misconduct, and to require that compensation for such persons be set
   by a citizens' commission subject to voter referendum?
   Full Text    Fair Ballot Language

:graybox: Proposition B
   Shall Missouri Statutes be amended to increase the state minimum wage rate to $6.50 per hour,
   or to the level of the federal minimum wage if that is higher, and thereafter adjust the state
   minimum wage annually based on changes in the Consumer Price Index?
   Full Text    Fair Ballot Language


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