tom todd http://kbia.org en Mo. Republican sworn in as representative amid election dispute http://kbia.org/post/mo-republican-sworn-representative-amid-election-dispute <p></p><p>Legal wrangling from last November's election has not prevented a southeastern Missouri Republican lawmaker from being sworn in to office.</p><p>Kent Hampton narrowly defeated Democrat Tom Todd in the 150th House District. Todd is challenging the election's outcome in court because some voters who live in a neighboring district were given the wrong ballots and vice versa.</p><p>Hampton, of Malden, participated when the newly elected legislators were sworn-in Wednesday for the start of the 2013 legislative session.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 22:42:58 +0000 Associated Press 27053 at http://kbia.org Mo. Republican sworn in as representative amid election dispute