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Rep. Jason Smith (R-Mo.)

  • District: 8th District, Southeast -- Cape Girardeau, Ozark Plateau
  • Residence: Salem
  • Born: June 16, 1980; St. Louis, Mo.
  • Religion: Assemblies of God
  • Family: Single
  • Education: U. of Missouri, B.S. 2001 (agricultural economics & business administration); Oklahoma City U., J.D. 2004
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Missouri House, 2006-13 (speaker pro tempore, 2013); U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2013 (1st term); Defeated Steve Hodges, D, to succeed Rep. Jo Ann Emerson, R, who retired
  • Committee Assignments: Judiciary (Constitution & Civil Justice; Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet; Regulatory Reform, Commercial & Antitrust Law); Natural Resources (Public Lands and Environmental Regulation; Water & Power)

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State Information: 8th District, Southeast -- Cape Girardeau, Ozark Plateau

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2013 special Jason Smith (R) 42,141 67.1%
Steve Hodges (D) 17,207 27.4%
Doug Enyart (CNSTP) 2,265 3.6%
Bill Slantz (LIBERT) 968 1.5%
Thomas Brown (WRI) 85 0.1%
Robert George (WRI) 75 0.1%
Wayne Byington (WRI) 25 0%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 32% Mitt Romney: 66%
2008 Barack Obama: 38% John McCain: 60%

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