John Simmons received the most votes in Tuesday's contested Republican primary election for the 109th Missouri House of Representatives.

Simmons received 2,868, or 28.32 percent, over Bob Oreskovic, 2,421, or 32.34 percent; and Kevin Juergens, 2,196, or 29.34 percent.

Simmons will face Democrat James Cordrey in the November general election. Cordrey ran unopposed Tuesday.

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