Spence to Hold Watch Party in Saint Louis

7 years 2 weeks 23 hours ago Tuesday, August 07 2012 Aug 7, 2012 Tuesday, August 07, 2012 5:08:00 PM CDT August 07, 2012 in Smart Decision
By: Sebastian Martinez
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ST. LOUIS - Friends and supporters of gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence will gather Tuesday night at the Frontenac Hilton in St. Louis to follow Spence's primary bid. Spence is a St. Louis native and his staff said they're expecting around 300 people at the watch party. 

Spence himself will be arriving around 8:30, and there will be an emcee on hand to keep guests updated on the numbers. The ballroom where the event will be held has a map of the state on the wall with different counties which will light up as the election results are released. The event Tuesday night is slated to go until 11:30. 

Spence owns a plastic company and has never held public office. When KOMU-8 spoke to Spence earlier in the week he said the biggest issue facing Missouri is the economy, and he plans to bring more jobs into the state.  

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