(Jefferson County) Current State Representative Elaine Gannon of De Soto has officially been elected into the Missouri State Senate.
Gannon will represent district 3 which covers southern Jefferson and all of Washington, St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, Iron, and Reynolds Counties. Gannon says there is always new things to learn when you take on a new position.
Gannon goes over some of the issues she will tackle in the senate.
Of the six counties, Gannon received more than 10,000 votes.
Joshua Barrett had more than 9,000 votes and Kent Scism received more than 5,000 votes.
Gannon will take over as State Senator in District 3 beginning next year.