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1972 United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri

Of the 10 Missouri incumbents, 8 were re-elected.

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Missouri 1 Bill Clay Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Clay (Democratic) 64.0%
Richard O. Funsch (Republican) 36.0%
Missouri 2 James W. Symington Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. James W. Symington (Democratic) 63.5%
John W. 'Jack' Cooper Jr. (Republican) 36.5%
Missouri 3 Leonor Sullivan Democratic 1952 Incumbent re-elected. Leonor Sullivan (Democratic) 69.3%
Albert Holst (Republican) 30.4%
Charles H. Byford (Independent) 0.3%
Missouri 4 William J. Randall Democratic 1959 Incumbent re-elected. William J. Randall (Democratic) 57.4%
Raymond E. Barrows (Republican) 42.6%
Missouri 5 Richard Bolling Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected. Richard Bolling (Democratic) 62.8%
Vernon E. Rice (Republican) 35.6%
Stella Sollars (Independent) 1.6%
Missouri 6 William Raleigh Hull Jr. Democratic 1954 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Jerry Litton (Democratic) 54.6%
Russell Sloan (Republican) 45.4%
Missouri 7 Durward Gorham Hall Republican 1960 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Gene Taylor (Republican) 63.7%
Bill Thomas (Democratic) 36.3%
Missouri 8 Richard Howard Ichord Jr. Democratic 1960 Incumbent re-elected. Richard Howard Ichord Jr. (Democratic) 62.1%
David R. Countie (Republican) 37.9%
Missouri 9 William L. Hungate Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. William L. Hungate (Democratic) 66.5%
Robert L. Prange (Republican) 33.5%
Missouri 10 Bill Burlison Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Burlison (Democratic) 64.3%
Marion Francis Svendrowski (Republican) 35.7%

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