Candidate Details

Emanuel Cleaver

House - Incumbent

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver was first elected to Congress in 2004 and serves as the representative from Missouri’s 5th Congressional District. The Congressman sits on the Financial Services Committee and is the immediate past chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus. Prior to his election to Congress, Rep. Cleaver served as the mayor of Kansas City for eight years. An ordained United Methodist pastor, Rep. Cleaver has been a strong proponent of a two-state solution.