Graves earns GOP nod in 6th Congressional District

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Sam Graves of Tarkio has defeated three challengers in a Republican primary as he seeks an eighth term.

Graves won the primary Tuesday in the northern Missouri district.

Graves advances to a November general election to face the winner of a three-man Democratic primary.

Graves had collected nearly $1 million for his re-election campaign and received more than 80 percent of the votes in his two most recent primaries.

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