Missouri Rep. Billy Long wins GOP primary

Missouri Rep. Billy Long wins GOP primary
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Rep. Billy LongWilliam (Billy) H. LongTwitter CEO pokes fun at Congress's hearing questions with 'yes or no' poll Missouri Senate candidate Eric Greitens tangles with Hugh Hewitt in testy interview Ambitious House lawmakers look for promotions MORE won the GOP House primary in Missouri’s 7th District Tuesday, leaving him well placed for reelection in November in the safe red district.

Long, who is currently in his fifth term, led a five-candidate field with 66 percent of the vote with 33 percent of precincts reporting, according to The Associated Press.

Long won reelection in 2018 by more than 35 points and will be heavily favored in November.