By Gary P Jackson
News from Missouri’s 8th Congressional District. Jason Smith, the Republican nominee in the special election to fill the seat held by Jo Ann Emerson, has received Governor Sarah Palin’s highly coveted seal of approval.
The Smith campaign has released the following:
Governor Sarah Palin Endorses Jason Smith in Eighth District Campaign
Smith is the Republican Nominee for the June 4th Special Election in the Eighth Congressional District
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO – Today, Jason Smith, the Republican nominee in the June 4th Special Election in Missouri’s Eight Congressional District, announced the endorsement of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Smith sought out Governor Palin’s endorsement of his common-sense conservative campaign.
Governor Palin praised Smith’s humble upbringing and commitment traditional values and fiscal restraint:
“Jason has worked tirelessly to build on the foundation of his humble beginnings and is a responsible and respected leader in the Show Me State.
In Washington DC, Jason will maintain that innate sense of his community and will bring his commonsense conservatism to the halls of Congress. Jason recognizes that government is the problem, not the solution. He will protect our 2nd Amendment rights and work to promote a culture of life. We must all work together to send Mr. Smith to Washington on June 4th.” – Sarah Palin
Smith said he is honored to have Governor Palin’s endorsement in the June 4th Special Election:
“Governor Palin is a true conservative who is not afraid to stand up against the political establishment. As Governor, Sarah worked to establish fiscal restraint, shrink the size of government and fight corruption. Additionally, Governor Palin is unapologetically pro-life and she is an outspoken advocate for the 2nd Amendment. I am honored to have Governor Palin’s support in the June 4th Special Election.”
Jason Smith, a seventh-generation Missourian, is the Republican nominee for the June 4th Special Election in the Eighth Congressional District.
Smith has represented the 120th legislative district in the Missouri General Assembly since 2005. In the General Assembly, Smith serves as Speaker Pro Tem. Smith lives in Salem and manages his fourth generation family farm. To learn more about Jason Smith, visit his website at www.electjasonsmith.com.
H/T: Ray at SarahNet.