Democrat Jay Nixon has won another term as Missouri governor, the Associated Press projected on Tuesday.
Nixon faced a challenge from Republican St. Louis businessman Dave Spence.
The Associated Press reports:
Nixon seldom emphasized his Democratic affiliation while campaigning for office. Instead, his ads touted his independence and stressed his support for spending cuts and tax cuts - enabling him to pick up support from some voters who normally back Republicans.
Spence was making his first run for public office after stepping down last year as head of a company that makes plastic bottles for pharmaceuticals and other uses. He poured several million dollars into his campaign.
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