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  Danforth, John C.
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2005-11-02  
 
NameJohn C. Danforth
Address
St. Louis, Missouri , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born September 05, 1936 (82 years)
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifedRBH
Feb 12, 2018 12:37am
Tags Caucasian - Moderate - Anti-Death Penalty - Episcopalian -
Infoborn in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Mo., September 5, 1936; graduated, St. Louis County Day (High) School 1954; graduated, Princeton University 1958 and Yale University Law School and Yale Divinity School 1963; admitted to the New York bar in 1963 and commenced practice in New York City; ordained clergy, Episcopal Church 1963; attorney general of Missouri 1969-1976; unsuccessful Republican candidate for nomination to the United States Senate 1970; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in November 1976 for the term commencing January 3, 1977; subsequently appointed by the Governor, December 27, 1976, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Stuart Symington for the term ending January 3, 1977; reelected in 1982 and again in 1988 and served from December 27, 1976 to January 3, 1995; not a candidate for reelection in 1994; chairman, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation (Ninety-ninth Congress); resumed the practice of law; is a resident of St. Louis, Mo.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor
Faith and Politics: How the "Moral Values" Debate Divides America and How to Move Forward Together  Purchase RP 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 18, 2006 12:00pm Profile 'St. Jack' Examines His Conscience—And Party  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 30, 2006 01:00pm Opinion Danforth: Ban on gay marriage a silly idea  Article RP 
Apr 29, 2006 01:00pm Transcript Hon. John Danforth, Log Cabin Republicans National Dinner -- Complete Transcript  Article Ralphie 
Oct 27, 2005 12:25am News Danforth Criticizes Christian Sway in GOP  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Oct 06, 2005 11:00am Speech Donning Clerical Collar, Danforth Slams GOP's Religious Rhetoric  Article RP 
Jun 17, 2005 11:00am Opinion Onward, Moderate Christian Soldiers - By JOHN C. DANFORTH  Article RP 

DISCUSSION
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FAMILY

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  06/24/2004 US Ambassador to the United Nations Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1988 MO US Senate Won 67.70% (+35.95%)
  11/02/1982 MO US Senate Won 50.85% (+1.70%)
  08/03/1982 MO US Senate - R Primary Won 73.91% (+53.02%)
  12/27/1976 MO US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1976 MO US Senate Won 56.93% (+14.44%)
  08/03/1976 MO US Senate - R Primary Won 93.48% (+86.97%)
  11/07/1972 MO Attorney General Won 62.54% (+25.07%)
  11/03/1970 MO US Senate Lost 48.15% (-2.88%)
  08/04/1970 MO US Senate - R Primary Won 72.55% (+52.83%)
  11/05/1968 MO Attorney General Won 52.11% (+4.22%)
  08/06/1968 MO Attorney General - R Primary Won 79.53% (+59.06%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  08/07/2012 MO Governor - R Primary Lost 0.00% (-59.86%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MO US Senate - R Primary - Aug 07, 2018 R Josh Hawley
MO US President - R Primary - Feb 07, 2012 R Mitt Romney
Proposition B (Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act) - Nov 02, 2010 YES Yes
MO - District 03 - Nov 02, 2010 R Edward R. "Ed" Martin Jr.
MO US Senate - R Primary - Aug 03, 2010 R Roy Blunt
MO US President - R Primary - Feb 05, 2008 R John McCain
Constitutional Amendment 2 - Stem Cell Initiative - Nov 07, 2006 YES Yes
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
U.S. Surgeon General - Sep 07, 1993 D M. Joycelyn Elders
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 03, 1993 D Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 R Clarence Thomas
LA US Senate - Oct 06, 1990 D J. Bennett Johnston
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 R Robert H. Bork
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
Majority Leader - Nov 28, 1984 R Robert J. "Bob" Dole
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor
US President - R Primaries - Jun 03, 1980 R Howard H. Baker, Jr.