July 22, 2014

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 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%
Frazier Miller (WRI) 7  
Jeff Wirick (WRI) 4  
Richie Wolfe (WRI) 2  
Mark Memoly (WRI) 1  
2004 general Christopher Bond (R) 1,518,089 56.1%
Nancy Farmer (D) 1,158,261 42.8%
Kevin Tull (LIBERT) 19,648 0.7%
Don Griffin (CNSTP) 10,404 0.4%
1998 general Christopher S. Bond (R) 830,625 52.7%
Jay Nixon (D) 690,208 43.8%
Tamara A. Millay (LIBERT) 31,876 2%
Curt Frazier (USTAX) 15,368 1%
James F. Newport (REF) 8,780 0.6%
1992 general Christopher S. Bond (R) 1,221,901 51.9%
Geri Rothman-Serot (D) 1,057,967 44.9%
Jeanne F. Bojarski (LIBERT) 75,048 3.2%
1986 general Christopher S. Bond (R) 777,612 53%
Harriett Woods (D) 699,624 47%
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% :