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There’s a republican primary (and no one else in the general election) in the 3rd Legislative District. From the Missouri Secretary of State:

State Representative – District 3


Name Mailing Address Random Number Date Filed

Nate Walker PO BOX 7549 KIRKSVILLE MO 63501 881 2/25/2014

John Bailey PO BOX 795 KIRKSVILLE MO 63501 3/25/2014

[emphasis added]

Today, at the Missouri Ethics Commission:

C141182 06/23/2014 CITIZENS TO ELECT JOHN BAILEY The Missouri Club For Growth PAC P.O. Box 2068 St Louis MO 63158 6/23/2014 $50,000.00

That’s a really big check, mate.

Representative Nate Walker, a Republican, represents the City of Kirksville, the western part of Adair County, all of Sullivan, Putnam and Mercer Counties (District 3) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected in 2012 and previously in the Missouri House of Representatives for the 12th District from 1981 – 1985.

Representative Walker has had a varied and diversified professional career having been involved in business, farming, community service, economic development, journalism, real estate and politics. He is a licensed realtor and works as a Realtor Associate for Heritage House Realty, Inc. in Kirksville, MO. His professional and vocational experiences include: former service in the Missouri General Assembly as 12th District State Representative; owner, publisher and editor of the La Plata Home Press; raising cattle and working on the family farm in Macon County; serving North Missouri in downtown, community and economic development; and working on national, state and regional transportation and traffic safety issues. Besides his service in the MO General Assembly Representative Walker is a farmer and realtor.

Representative Walker holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Journalism and a Master of Science Degree in Regional and Community Affairs from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He has also done post graduate studies at Duke University at Durham, North Carolina and at the Haus Rissen Institute of International Politics and Economics in Hamburg, Germany.

Representative Walker is involved and active in many community organizations, charities and activities which include: Kirksville First Christian Church; Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce; Past Chairman of the Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee; Chairman of the Highway 63 Alternate Route Traffic Safety Commission; Kirksville Rotary Club; Kirksville Arts Association; Kirksville Regional Economic Development, Inc. (K-REDI), Adair Masonic Lodge #366 AF & AM; El Kadir Shrine Club; Ararat Shrine; National Rifle Association; Ducks Unlimited; Macon County Historical Society; Macon County Flywheel & Collectable Club, Inc.; Macon Area Chamber of Commerce; and the Macon Elks.

Again, apparently, Representative Nate Walker (r) must be insufficiently right wingnut for someone.

Money talks loudly and it holds a very prominent position in right wingnut republican politics in Missouri..


Campaign Finance: when right wingnut isn’t right enough (June 20, 2014)

Campaign Finance: there is another (June 20, 2014)