The party’s county chairman, Curtis Shipman, filed Tuesday as the second challenge to Republican Rep. Stan Cox’s two-term hold on the District 118 state House seat. Former Democrat Jerry Beck, of La Monte, has entered the race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Kit Bond. Beck will face a primary in August against Joe Martellaro, of Cuba, Mo. Bennie Hatfield, of Sedalia, filed to be the Constitution Party candidate for the open state Senate District 28 seat now held by Delbert Scott who is leaving office due to term limits. The party also is fielding Greg Cowan, of Lebanon, in the crowded race to challenge Rep. Ike Skelton, a Democrat, for the 4th Congressional District seat.
Mar 18, 2010
From the Sedalia Democrat: