A guide to understanding Missouri’s district maps before November

"Make It Count" Voter's Guide
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- In November, Missouri will be voting for more than just the President of the United States and Governor of Missouri.

In Greene County, some of the ballot positions include U.S. Representative 7th District, State Representative 130th District, and State Representative 137th District.

What do these districts mean, and where are they?

Missouri Secretary of State, Jay Ashcroft, has listed on his website links to district maps for the U.S. Congress, State Senate, and State House of Representatives. A district means a geographical location that an elected official represents.

U.S. Congress District Map

Missouri is split up into eight sections for U.S. representatives. People in the Ozarks are represented by three of those districts: sections four, seven, and eight.

Currently, Vicky Hartzler holds the office for District Four.

On the ballot in November, the candidates running are:

  • Vicky Hartzler
  • Lindsey Simmons
  • Steven Koonse

Currently, Billy Long holds the office for District Seven.

On the ballot in November, the candidates running are:

  • Billy Long
  • Teresa Montseny
  • Kevin Craig

Currently, Jason Smith holds the office for District Eight.

On the ballot in November, the candidates running are:

  • Jason Smith
  • Kathy Ellis
  • Tom Schmitz

State Senate District Map

The Missouri State Senate map is more crowded since there are 34 state senators. In the Ozarks, There are nine different districts represented. Springfield has its state senator.

Currently, Lincoln Hough holds District 30 for Springfield. Eric Burlison holds District 20, which covers Greene and Christian Counties. There are four Missouri state senators up for election in November, those districts are:

  • District 25
  • District 29
  • District 31
  • District 33

State House of Representatives Map

The Missouri State House of Representatives district map is the most crowded since there are 163 seats. In the Ozarks, there are 27 districts represented.

On the Greene County ballot, voters will see:

  • 130th District
  • 131st District
  • 132nd District
  • 133rd District
  • 134th District
  • 135th District
  • 136th District
  • 137th District

Also, there is an interactive map on Jay Ashcroft’s website to see the current lawmakers for each district listed above around Missouri.

Election day is Tuesday, November 3rd.

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