MISSOURI (KFVS)- The special election to fill the U.S. Representative for Missouri's 8th district is just about a month away on June 4.
Missouri voters will choose someone to fill the seat Rep. JoAnn Emerson vacated.
Steve Hodges is the Democrat candidate. He has worked in the Missouri House of Representatives since elected in 2006, serving Mississippi, New Madrid, Scott and Stoddard counties.
Jason Smith is the Republican candidate. He has worked in the Missouri House of Representatives since voters elected him in 2005 and serves Crawford, Dent, Phelps and Reynolds counties.
Bill Slantz is the Libertarian candidate, and founded his own consulting company.
Doug Enyart is the Constitution Party candidate and founded his company in forestry consulting.
Heartland News sat down with each one and asked a few questions.