Democratic Missouri Gov. Nixon wins re-election over Spence

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 | 10:35 p.m. CST; updated 11:45 p.m. CST, Tuesday, November 6, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon won re-election Tuesday, turning back a challenge from Republican businessman Dave Spence in a job-themed campaign that offered voters two distinctly different viewpoints on the health of Missouri's economy.