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Emerson to retire from House

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

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Jo Ann Emerson
jillb@standard-democrat.com

WASHINGTON - When Southeast Missouri residents return to the polls in 2013 to elect a new Eighth District representative it will be the first time in more than 30 years, an Emerson has not been on the ballot.

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson announced she will retire from the House on Feb. 8. Emerson has accepted a job with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association as president and chief executive officer.

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