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Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II (D-Mo.)

  • District: 5th District, Kansas City and suburbs
  • Residence: Kansas City
  • Born: October 26, 1944; Waxahachie, Texas
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Dianne Cleaver; four children
  • Education: Murray State College (Okla.), attended 1963-64; Prairie View A&M College, B.S. 1972 (sociology); Saint Paul School of Theology, M.Div. 1974
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Sought Democratic nomination for Mo. House, 1970; sought Democratic nomination for Kansas City Council, 1975; Kansas City Council, 1979-91; mayor of Kansas City, 1991-99; U.S. House, 2005-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2004 (5th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Housing and Insurance; Oversight & Investigations)
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State Information: 5th District, Kansas City and suburbs

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Emanuel Cleaver (D) 200,290 60.5%
Jacob Turk (R) 122,149 36.9%
Randall Langkraehr (LIBERT) 8,497 2.6%
Andrew Feagle (WRI) 6  
Andrew Thomas (WRI)    
2010 general Emanuel Cleaver (D) 102,076 53.3%
Jacob Turk (R) 84,578 44.2%
Randall Langkraehr (LIBERT) 3,077 1.6%
Dave Lay (CNSTP) 1,692 0.9%
2008 general Emanuel Cleaver (D) 197,249 64.4%
Jacob Turk (R) 109,166 35.6%
2006 general Emanuel Cleaver (D) 136,149 64.2%
Jacob Turk (R) 68,456 32.3%
Randall Langkraehr (LIBERT) 7,314 3.4%
2004 general Emanuel Cleaver (D) 161,727 55.2%
Jeanne Patterson (R) 123,431 42.1%
Rick Bailie (LIBERT) 5,827 2%
Darin Rodenberg (CNSTP) 2,040 0.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 59% Mitt Romney: 39%
2008 Barack Obama: 62% John McCain: 37%

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