Emerson Says She Will Leave Office Tuesday

U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson, R-Cape Girardeau, will no longer represent Missouri’s 8th District as of 11:59 p.m. next Tuesday. Emerson said Friday that her timing is aimed at encouraging Gov. Jay Nixon to call a special election on April 2, a regular election date.

Read Jo Mannies’ report in the St. Louis Beacon.

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