Dempsey wins special election for state Senate
St. Charles, Mo. – State Representative Tom Dempsey has won a seat to the Missouri state Senate.
The St. Charles Republican easily beat Democrat Ed Abbelbaum in a special election Tuesday, 56-44%.
Dempsey will take the seat that Chuck Gross recently gave up to take a job with St. Charles County government.
The result also means another special election now will have to be held to fill Dempsey's House seat.
| Special Election - Sep. 4, 2007 |
| MO Senate 23rd District |
|Tom Dempsey (R)||6,671 (56%)|
|Ed Appelbaum (D)||5,199 (44%)|