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Jacob Turk is the Republican candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 5th Congressional District (map) of Missouri. He is the Republican nominee to challenge incumbent Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.). He won in primary elections which took place on August 5, 2008. 
Positions, record and controversies
Jacob Turk is a computer programmer, a former business owner and a marine veteran. 
Money in politics
This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.
The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Jacob Turk. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.
Campaign contribution data could not be found.
Committees and affiliations
Turk will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
More background data
Articles and resources
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Missouri and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 '’Missouri 2008 General Election,"The Green Papers", August 6, 2008
- ↑ Matt Campbell, "U.S. House, 5th District: Four compete to face Cleaver in November", Kansas City Star, August 6, 2008
- ↑ 2008 Race Tracker page on Missouri’s 5th Congressional District
- ↑ "Interview with Jacob Turk," Mike Ferguson Online.
- 2008 Race Tracker page on Missouri’s 5th Congressional District
- "Interview with Jacob Turk," Mike Ferguson Online.
- "Turk U.S. Congress," Official Jacob Turk for Congress Website.