GOP Gets Top Recruit in House 149

Rep. Steve Hodges is termed and his bootheel district is considered highly competitive.  That part of the state has had a tradition of electing conservative Democrats, but in recent cycles Republicans have been very successful.

 

Democrats were cheering the fact that they recruits Morgan Copeland Nesselrodt because her family is well known in the district.

 

But now Republicans are saying that they think their recruit is even better.  On Friday Don Rone filed to run as Republican in House 149.   He appears to be a farmer – based on the $1.1 million in federal subsidies he’s received

 

Originally in March 17 MOScout.