Four State Senators Running To Be Leader Of Senate

Four Senate Republicans have shown interest in becoming the next President Pro Tem of the GOP dominated chamber.

Senator Mike Cunningham of Rogersville formally announced his intention to seek the post in a Friday press release.

Cunningham tells the Missourinet he’ll let his fellow Republicans determine what issues are tackled if he’s chosen to lead the chamber.

Fellow Republicans Bob Onder, Dave Schatz (Shots) and Ed Emery have also expressed interest in the Senate President Pro Tem position, which is being vacated by the term-limited Ron Richard of Joplin.

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