Sunday, July 26, 2009
Kinsley announcement set for Tuesday
KZRG Morning News Watch host Mark Kinsley will make the leap into political candidacy 10 a.m. Tuesday, announcing his run for the 129th District House seat during an event at Cycle Connection Harley Davidson, 5014 Hearnes Blvd, Joplin.
State Rep. Marilyn Ruestman, R-Joplin, is scheduled to be a special guest at the announcement.
Kinsley is the second candidate for the GOP nomination, joining Joplin attorney Shelly Dreyer. No candidate has emerged on the Democratic side.
The incumbent is Speaker of the House Ron Richard, R-Joplin, who is barred by term limits from running again.