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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%
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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