12 Candidates in Race for Emerson's House Seat

Jan 18, 2013

Twelve GOP candidates hope to replace southeast Missouri Congressman Jo Ann Emerson in the U.S. House of Representatives.  

Twelve Republican hopefuls are vying for former southeast Missouri congressman Jo Ann Emerson's open US House seat gathered in Cape Girardeau Thursday.
Credit Jacob McCleland

The candidates took part in a public forum Thursday evening in Cape Girardeau.  About 300 people turned out for the event.  KRCU's Jacob McCleland reports.