Republican Tony Luetkemeyer knocked off Democrat rival Martin T. Rucker II in a closely watched State Senate race for an open seat being vacated by incumbent Sen. Rob Schaaf.



Mo Senate | District 34

Candidate Votes Percentage Precincts Reporting
Tony Luetkemeyer (R) 38,648 52% 54 of 54
Martin T. Rucker II (D) 35015 48%
Candidate Votes Percent Precincts Reporting
Josh Hawley (R) 15,912 52% 26 of 26
Claire McCaskill (D) 12,889 43%
Japheth Campbell (L) 519 2%
Jo Crain (G) 180 1%
Craig O'Dear (I) 617 2% *results from Buchanan County

CIRCUIT CLERK | BUCHANAN COUNTY

Candidate Votes Percent Precincts reporting
Ashley Thrasher (R) 16,667 57% 26 of 26
Angela Russell (D) 12,640 43%


PRESIDING COMMISSIONER | BUCHANAN COUNTY

Candidate Votes Percent Precincts reporting
Lee Sawyer (R) 17,048 59% 26 of 26
Jason Guthery (D) 11,958 41% 26 of 26

US HOUSE | MISSOURI, DISTRICT 6

Candidate Votes Percentage Precincts Reporting
Sam Graves (R) 18,471 61% Buchanan only (26 of 26)
Henry Robert Martin (D) 10,422 35% Buchanan only
Dan Hogan (L) 1,070 4% Buchanan only

US HOUSE | KANSAS, DISTRICT 2

Candidate Votes Percent Precincts Reporting
Steve Watkins (R) 124,245 46 920 of 924
Paul Davis (D) 119,999 48 920 of 924
Kelly Standley (L) 14,323 5.5 920 of 924

MO HOUSE | DISTRICT 9

Candidate Votes Percent Precincts Reporting
Sheila Solon (R) 10,318 65% 38 of 38
Bob Bergland (D) 5,612 35%
Candidate Votes Percent Precincts reporting
Brenda Shields (R) 9,173 65 21 of 21
Brady O'Dell (D) 4,855 35

CIRCUIT JUDGE | BUCHANAN COUNTY

Candidate Votes Percent Precincts reporting
Kate Schaefer (R) 24,503 66% 38 of 38
David Peppard (D) 12,556 34%

MO HOUSE | DISTRICT 10

Candidate Votes Percent Precincts Reporting
Shane Thompson (D) 4,144 41.78 percent 12 of 12
Bill Falkner (R) 5,753 58 percent

RECORDER OF DEEDS | BUCHANAN COUNTY

Candidate Votes Percent Precincts reporting
Ed Wildberger (D) 12,123 41% 26 out of 26
Becky Dunlap (R) 17,234 59% 26 out of 26

COLLECTOR | BUCHANAN COUNTY

Candidate Votes Percent Precincts reporting
Peggy Campbell (D) 17,031 58& 26 of 26
Brett Halsey (R) 12,516 42%

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