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Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.)

  • District: 6th District, North -- St. Joseph and part of Kansas City, Hannibal
  • Residence: Tarkio
  • Born: November 7, 1963; Fairfax, Mo.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Separated; three children
  • Education: U. of Missouri, B.S. 1986 (agronomy)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Mo. House, 1993-95; Mo. Senate, 1995-00; U.S. House, 2001-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2000 (7th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Small Business - Chairman; Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Highways & Transit; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials)
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State Information: 6th District, North -- St. Joseph and part of Kansas City, Hannibal

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Sam Graves (R) 216,906 65%
Kyle Yarber (D) 108,503 32.5%
Russ Monchil (LIBERT) 8,279 2.5%
2010 general Sam Graves (R) 154,103 69.4%
Clint Hylton (D) 67,762 30.5%
Kyle Yarber (WRI) 47 0%
2008 general Sam Graves (R) 196,526 59.4%
Kay Barnes (D) 121,894 36.9%
Dave Browning (LIBERT) 12,279 3.7%
2006 general Sam Graves (R) 150,882 61.6%
Mary Jo Shettles (D) 87,477 35.7%
Erik Buck (LIBERT) 4,757 1.9%
Shirley Yurkonis (PRO) 1,679 0.7%
2004 general Sam Graves (R) 196,516 63.8%
Charles Broomfield (D) 106,987 34.8%
Erik Buck (LIBERT) 4,352 1.4%
2002 general Sam Graves (R) 131,151 63%
Cathy Rinehart (D) 73,202 35.2%
Erik Buck (LIBERT) 3,735 1.8%
2000 general Sam Graves (R) 138,925 50.8%
Steve Danner (D) 127,792 46.8%
James Dykes (LIBERT) 3,696 1.4%
Marie Richey (NL) 2,788 1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 38% Mitt Romney: 60%
2008 Barack Obama: 43% John McCain: 55%

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