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0000017b-27e8-d2e5-a37b-7fffd9f70000On November 8, Missourians chose their next governor, determined races for U.S. congressional seats and several for the Missouri statehouse. In addition, voters decided among five proposed changes to the Missouri constitution.See the election results here, and view our coverage below on the local candidates and issues. Post election, we're continuing to add to our coverage with related content.

Republicans Dominate in Howell and Newton County Races

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Michele Skalicky
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In Newton and Howell Counties, Republican candidates for office came out on top Tuesday.

Contested races in Howell County included those for state representative for Districts 142 and 154. In District 142, Robert Ross (Rep) won with 82.41% of the votes, a decisive victory against his opponent Bobby Johnston, Jr. (Dem). District 154 will be represented by Shawn Rhoads (Rep), who gained 74.94% of the vote against Terry Hampton (Ind).

Newton County featured a contested race for coroner.  In that race, 80.07% of the votes went to Dale Owen (Rep) who was up against Roxie Fausnaught (Lib).

To view full election results:

Howell County

Newton County