Smith Wins Missouri’s 8th Congressional District Seat


Smith gets sworn in – Image via C-Span

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KTVI)– You Decide 2013. It’s Election Day for residents in Missouri’s 8th Congressional District.

The special election is for Jo Ann Emerson’s vacated congressional seat.

Emerson resigned to take a job as the head of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.

All the votes have been counted and Jason Smith has won the position 67 percent to Steve Hodges 27 percent.

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