OZARKS G.O.P. REPS FACE PRIMARY CHALLENGERS
DEMS will tout candidates to reporters Tuesday
Jeremy W. Cady, who has ties to the "Ron Paul Revolution" in Springfield, is running for the #138th House district seat in Springfield.
Cady filed papers seeking the Republican nomination for Rep. Sara Lampe's seat Monday morning. Cady will face Michael Goodart in the G.O.P. primary. Goodart ran unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination against Steve Helms in 2006. On the Democratic side, Lampe remains unopposed.
Ozark's Jon Owens is challenging Rep. Ray Weter for the G.O.P. nod in the 142nd. No Democrat has filed.
Branson real estate agent Tracy Mooney is challenging Rep. Maynard Wallace for his seat. According to a Myspace page, Mooney started Vanguard Ministries " in order to establish a means of raising financial support for ministry projects in the nations of Sri Lanka and India."
Rep. Don Ruzicka in the #132nd, Rep. Jim Viebrock in the 134th, Rep. Charlie Denison in the 135th all face Republican primary challengers.
Democratic House Minority Leader Paul LeVota and Campaign committee chair Rep. Rachel Storch will talk to reporters tomorrow about their field of candidates in 2008.
Cathy Hilliard of Powersite is running on the Democratic side.