Jason Smith

10:32 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Smith Elected To Open Congress Seat In Southeast Missouri

Rep. Jason Smith was elected to an open seat in southeast Missouri.
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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.

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9:27 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Smith Chosen As GOP Candidate For Missouri 8th District

Jason Smith will be the Republican candidate to replace Jo Ann Emerson in southeastern Missouri’s Eighth Congressional District.

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.

Jason Smith says he travelled ten thousand miles during the campaign, and that should help prepare him for the election.

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8:38 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Missouri House Advances Bill To Fill Vacancies

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The Missouri House has given first-round approval to a bill that would require special elections to fill vacancies in statewide offices. 

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9:53 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Bill Would Require Election To Fill Vacancies

A Missouri House committee has overwhelmingly passed legislation that would require special elections to fill vacancies in statewide offices.

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