Republican candidates seeking to become this area’s state representative filed quarterly reports before a deadline last week.
Four men are seeking to replace Rep. Don Wells, R-Cabool, who is running for a state Senate seat. He cannot seek re-election because of terms limits. There is no Democratic opponent.
A Eunice man raised the most money during the last period, records released by the Missouri Ethics Commission show. Robert Ross netted $7,558 in contributions, bringing his total receipts to $11,758, including a $2,950 loan to his campaign. Total expenditures for the campaign were $6,410. He had $4,748 on hand, according to the report.
Don Bordwell of Evening Shade raised $3,212 during the period, and he had the most money on hand, $16,337. He has spent $5,035.
Ted Sheppard of Cabool showed no receipts, expenditures totaling $5,378 and $621 on hand. He made a $6,000 loan to his campaign.
Chris Purvis of Houston showed no receipts during the period, total expenditures of $6,627 and about $2,000 on hand.
The Primary Election is Aug. 7. The district is the 142nd House seat.