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Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.)

  • District: Junior Senator from Missouri
  • Residence: Springfield
  • Born: January 10, 1950; Niangua, Mo.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Abigail Blunt; four children
  • Education: Southwest Baptist U., B.A. 1970 (history); Southwest Missouri State U., M.A. 1972 (history & government)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Greene County clerk, 1973-84; Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, 1980; Mo. secretary of state, 1985-93; sought Republican nomination for governor, 1992; U.S. House, 1997-2011; U.S. Senate, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (1st term); Defeated Robin Carnahan, D, to succeed Christopher S. Bond, R, who retired
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Agriculture - Ranking Member; Defense; Interior-Environment; State-Foreign Operations; Transportation-HUD); Armed Services (Airland; Personnel; Readiness & Management Support); Commerce, Science & Transportation (Aviation Operations, Safety & Security; Communications, Technology & the Internet; Consumer Protection, Product Safety & Insurance; Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine - Ranking Member; Tourism, Competitiveness and Innovation); Rules & Administration; Joint Library
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State Information: Missouri

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general (U.S. senator) Roy Blunt (R) 1,054,160 54.2%
Robin Carnahan (D) 789,736 40.6%
Jonathan Dine (LIBERT) 58,663 3%
Jerry Beck (CNSTP) 41,309 2.1%
Dale M. Hoinoski (WRI) 14  
Frazier Miller (WRI) 7  
Jeff Wirick (WRI) 4  
Charlie L. Bailey (WRI) 3  
Richie Wolfe (WRI) 2  
Mark Memoly (WRI) 1  
2008 general (MO-07 representative) Roy Blunt (R) 219,016 67.8%
Richard Monroe (D) 91,010 28.2%
Kevin Craig (LIBERT) 6,971 2.2%
Travis Maddox (CNSTP) 6,166 1.9%
write-in (Write-In) 49 0%
2006 general (MO-07 representative) Roy Blunt (R) 160,942 66.7%
Jack Truman (D) 72,592 30.1%
Kevin Craig (LIBERT) 7,566 3.1%
write-in (Write-In) 23 0%
2004 general (MO-07 representative) Roy Blunt (R) 210,080 70.4%
Jim Newberry (D) 84,356 28.3%
Kevin Craig (LIBERT) 2,767 0.9%
Steve Alger (CNSTP) 1,002 0.3%
2002 general (MO-07 representative) Roy Blunt (R) 149,519 74.8%
Ron Lapham (D) 45,964 23%
Doug Burlison (LIBERT) 4,378 2.2%
Steven Reed (D) 2  
2000 general (MO-07 representative) Roy Blunt (R) 202,305 73.8%
Charles Christrup (D) 65,510 23.9%
Doug Burlison (LIBERT) 2,965 1.1%
Sharalyn Harris (NL) 2,169 0.8%
Ron Lapham (REF) 988 0.4%
1998 general (MO-07 representative) Roy Blunt (R) 129,746 72.6%
Marc Perkel (D) 43,416 24.3%
Mike Harman (LIBERT) 5,639 3.2%
1996 general (MO-07 representative) Roy Blunt (R) 162,558 64.9%
Ruth Bamberger (D) 79,306 31.6%
Mike Harman (LIBERT) 6,543 2.6%
Sharalyn Harris (NL) 2,177 0.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 49.29% John McCain: 49.43%
2012 : 44.38% : 53.76%
2004 John Kerry: 46% George W. Bush: 53%
2000 Al Gore: 47% George W. Bush: 50%
1996 Bill Clinton: 48% Robert Dole: 41%
1992 Bill Clinton: 44% George H. W. Bush: 34%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 48% George H. W. Bush: 52%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 40% :

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