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Rep. Riddle declares candidacy for State Senate

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm

Rep. Jeanie Riddle

Rep. Jeanie Riddle

Representative Jeanie Riddle (R-Mokane) announced on November 12, that she is running for the Republican nomination in Missouri State Senate District 10. Rep. Riddle is the State Representative for House District 49, which includes a small section of Cole County and most of Callaway County.She was first elected in November 2008.“I am guided by the principles and values that make America and Missouri strong.” She added, “My faith in God, the love of my family, and my belief that service to others is a honor, guide my actions every day. I feel the call to continue to serve and to fight for the issues that keeps us strong and protect our Constitutional rights. I’m excited about meeting new Rep. Jeanie Riddle friends and talking about the things that are important to Missouri families.”Rep. Riddle started a media tour of the 10th Senate District last week with scheduled stops in Warrenton, Troy, Monroe City, Paris, Mexico, Montgomery City, Vandalia, and Fulton. She visited the Vandalia Lead-er office on Thursday. Rep. Riddle and her husband Randy moved to Callaway County in 1977 where she taught and coached for 28 years in the South Callaway School District. Jeanie and Randy attend the First Baptist Church in Fulton. She is a graduate of McCluer High School in St. Louis and received a Bachelor’s Degree in education and her teaching certificate from Drury University. She obtained further teaching certification from the University of Missouri at Columbia.She is also a member of the Missouri Retired Teachers Association, Missouri Farm Bureau, Callaway County Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Fulton, and the National Rifle Association. Her platform focus is on small businesses, education, the 2nd Amendment, and right to life.Jeanie and Randy have two children and three grandchildren.