Long, Evans Win 7th District Primaries

By KOLR10 News

Published 08/06 2014 07:10AM

Updated 08/06 2014 07:34AM

Billy Long (R-left) Jim Evans (D-right)
Billy Long (R-left) Jim Evans (D-right)/courtesy: candidate campaign websites
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The candidates are determined for November's election for 7th District Congress in southwest Missouri.

Incumbant Rep. Billy Long (R) won his primary election against Marshall Works, by 62% of the vote.

The final numbers in this race:
Billy Long   55,489  62%
Marshall Works   33,492  38%

Long will face Democrat and Libertarian candidates in the November general election.

Democrat Jim Evans, a retired math teacher, defeated Genevieve Williams with 54% of the vote.

The final numbers in this race:
Jim Evans    8,668  54%
Genevieve Williams  7,455   46%

Long and Evans will be joined by Libertarian Kevin Craig in the November race.  Craig was unopposed in Tuesday's primary.

See a county by county breakdown of the votes on the 7th District primary election in the document attached above this story.


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