Governor Mike Huckabee Endorses Jason Smith in Eighth District Campaign

Smith is the Republican Nominee for the June 4th Special Election in the Eighth Congressional District

Mike HuckabeeCAPE GIRARDEAU, MO – Today, Jason Smith, the Republican nominee in the June 4th Special Election in Missouri’s Eight Congressional District, announced his campaign has been endorsed by former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee.

Governor Huckabee praised Smith’s record in Jefferson City and support of traditional values:

“Jason Smith is a committed conservative who will put Missouri first. In the Missouri General Assembly Jason has a proven record of fighting burdensome regulations and working to preserve a rural way of life. On a more personal note, Jason is a person of great faith. He shares my traditional values and he is unapologetically Pro-Life. Conservatives must work together to ensure Jason Smith is successful on June 4th. ”

Smith said he is honored to have Governor Huckabee’s endorsement in the June 4th Special Election:

“Governor Huckabee is a strong national voice for traditional values and limited government. Since his time as Arkansas’s Governor, Mike Huckabee has shown an ability to connect with people from all walks of life. His plainspoken conservative message is widely respected in Missouri’s Eighth District and I am honored to have his 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