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AP projects Emerson re-elected in Mo. 8th District

Associated Press - November 4, 2008 9:24 PM ET

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Republican Rep. Jo Ann Emerson defeats Democrat Joe Allen to win re-election in Missouri's 8th Congressional District.

The Associated Press declared Emerson the winner based on an analysis of current returns, voter turnout and previous voting patterns.

Emerson, of Cape Girardeau, wins her seventh term in the state's most sparsely populated district.

She first won the seat in 1996 to replace her husband, Bill Emerson, who died in office.

Copyright 2008 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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