Jason Smith http://kcur.org en Smith Elected To Open Congress Seat In Southeast Missouri http://kcur.org/post/smith-elected-open-congress-seat-southeast-missouri <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican Jason Smith easily won a special election on Tuesday to fill Jo Ann Emerson’s vacant seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.</span></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 15:32:06 +0000 Jacob McCleland 37967 at http://kcur.org Smith Elected To Open Congress Seat In Southeast Missouri Smith Chosen As GOP Candidate For Missouri 8th District http://kcur.org/post/smith-chosen-gop-candidate-missouri-8th-district <p>Jason Smith will be the Republican candidate to replace Jo Ann Emerson in southeastern Missouri’s Eighth Congressional District.<br><br>Smith spent the last two months campaigning to an electorate of 86 people - the voting members of the district’s Republican committee. Each party’s committee taps a candidate to run in this summer’s special election. On Saturday, the GOP selected Smith in Van Buren after six rounds of voting.<br><br>Jason Smith says he travelled ten thousand miles during the campaign, and that should help prepare him for the election.<br> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 15:27:21 +0000 Jacob McCleland 31779 at http://kcur.org Missouri House Advances Bill To Fill Vacancies http://kcur.org/post/missouri-house-advances-bill-fill-vacancies <p>The Missouri House has given first-round approval to a bill that would require special elections to fill vacancies in statewide offices.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:38:46 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30803 at http://kcur.org Missouri House Advances Bill To Fill Vacancies Bill Would Require Election To Fill Vacancies http://kcur.org/post/bill-would-require-election-fill-vacancies <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Missouri House committee has overwhelmingly passed legislation that would require special elections to fill vacancies in statewide offices.</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:53:01 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30486 at http://kcur.org