Pass the popcorn.
Senator David Pearce (r) [2014 file photo].
John Hancock refuses to step down as some Missouri GOP lawmakers call for him to quit
By JASON HANCOCK and DAVE HELLING
The Kansas City Star
03/12/2015 10:45 AM 03/12/2015 2:23 PM
….Gary Romine, Mike Parson and David Pearce held a press conference in Jefferson City on Thursday calling for John Hancock to resign as the chairman of the Missouri Republican Party
….Negative campaigning, the role of political consultants and unlimited campaign contributions have “led to a very negative kind of campaign that none of us are proud of,” said Sen. David Pearce of Warrensburg….
Senator Pearce (r) has had significant experience with unlimited campaign contributions. He term limits out and cannot run for reelection in 2016. As far as we know Senator Pearce (r) has not announced he’s running for statewide office (or any other) in 2016. But, according to his campaign committee, there is a possibility:
C010192: Pearce For Missouri
Po Box 202 Committee Type: Candidate
Jefferson City Mo 65102 Party Affiliation: Republican
[….] Established Date: 10/01/2001
Election Year Primary Outcome General Outcome Political Office
2016 Statewide Office
2012 Successful Successful State Senator District 21