CARTHAGE, MO.--- A Jasper County native has announced his candidacy for the Missouri House. Michael Jarrett is running for the Missouri House 163rd Legislative District. Jarrett has been active in politics since 1982 where he was involved in Republican organizations. Over the years he has leaned toward a Democratic stance. Jarrett plans to focus on more jobs, school funding, and paved roads. He is also a big supporter on voting participation, unions, and Medicaid expansion. Missouri's primary election will be held Tuesday, August 5th.
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