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Joe Allen is the Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 8th Congressional District (map) of Missouri. He is the Democratic nominee to challenge incumbent Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (R-Mo.). He ran unopposed in primary elections which took place on August 5, 2008. 
Positions, record and controversies
Joe practices law at the Merrell Law Firm and serves as the Prosecuting Attorney for the City of Rockaway Beach. He served as treasurer of the Taney County Bar Association in 2007, and is the former chairman of the Stone County Democrats. 
Money in politics
This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.
The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Joe Allen. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.
Campaign contribution data could not be found.
Committees and affiliations
Allen will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
More background data
Articles and resources
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Missouri and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 '’Missouri 2008 General Election,"The Green Papers", August 6, 2008
- ↑ About page on campaign site
- ↑ 2008 Race Tracker page on Missouri’s 8th Congressional District
- 2008 Race Tracker page on Missouri’s 8th Congressional District
- Joe Allen for Congress campaign website