Libertarian in Missouri Special Election Does Almost as Well as Democrat Did in that District in 2008February 2nd, 2010
On February 2, Missouri held a special election to fill the vacant State House seat, 62nd district. The results: Republican Nita Ayres 78%, Libertarian Patty Tweedle 22%.
When this seat was last up for election, in November 2008, the vote had been: Republican 73.1%, Democratic 26.9%. The district is in southwest Missouri, including the famous entertainment center of Branson.