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Walsh prepares run for Jones’ House seat

Walsh prepares run for Jones’ House seat

ASHLAND, Mo. – Not even 24 hours after Rep. Caleb Jones decided to join Gov.-elect Eric Greitens’ staff, Southern Boone County Republicans have a potential candidate waiting in the wings for the inevitable special election for his House seat. Longtime Republican operative and 2016 Republican National Convention delegate Sara Walsh formally announced her intentions to

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Basye enjoyed campaign, looking forward to serving the 47th

ROCHEPORT, Mo. – A tight race for the 47th House District seat ended in an upset. Chuck Basye is the representative-elect, unseating Rep. John Wright – a conversational favorite for statewide office. The 47th District consists of a mixture of urban portion of Boone County and Columbia, but the rural districts of Howard, Cooper and


5 Questions with Rep. Linda Black

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After years of being asked how she could be a Democrat, Rep. Linda Black announced last week that she is switching parties in her final term, choosing to serve as a Republican in the 98th General Assemby. The St. Francois County representative has been a regular voice of bipartisanship and a