Rep. Tricia Derges resigns from Missouri House after being convicted of 22 federal charges

Rep. Tricia Derges resigned from the Missouri House of Representatives on Friday, days after a jury found her guilty of 22 federal charges.

The Nixa Republican was convicted on counts of wire fraud, illegal distribution of controlled substances and making false statements to federal investigators in the conclusion of her trial last week. In a letter to Speaker Rob Vescovo, she resigned her seat representing Christian County.

“For many years, it has been my humble honor to have served the lord…

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