Missouri candidates file for primary election

Posted: Mar. 27, 2014 11:32 am Updated: Apr. 17, 2014 2:15 pm

Two legislators from Northeast Missouri are the only candidates who have filed for the August primary election by Tuesday's deadline. Two other lawmakers are unopposed in the primary but will face Democratic challengers in November.

State Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, is unopposed in the 18th Senate District. Munzlinger is completing a four-year term in the Senate.

State Rep. Craig Redmon, R-Canton, is unopposed in the 4th House District. He is completing his second term.

State Rep. Lindell Shumake, a two-term Republican from Hannibal, is unopposed in the GOP primary for the 5th District. C. LeRoy Deichman, Shelbyville, has filed in the Democratic primary.

State Rep. Jim Hansen, a first-term Republican from Frankford, will be unopposed in the GOP primary in the 40th District. Lowell Jackson, Center, is the lone candidate in the Democratic primary.