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8:29 am
Wed June 5, 2013

This Mr. Smith is going to Washington

Jacob McCleland KRCU

Originally published on Thu June 6, 2013 3:06 pm

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.

It was a strong night for the 32-year old Smith, as the 32-year old Missouri House speaker pro tem cruised past Democratic rival Steve Hodges 67% to 27%. 

The outcome was hardly unexpected.

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