June 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Longtime legislator Putnam defeated in GOP House primary Continue Reading
October 22, 2010 in The Daily Republic
District 19′s state legislative races include a pair of lawmakers trying to switch chambers because of term limits.
State Sen. Frank Kloucek, D-Scotland, is seeking a seat in the state House, facing former state Rep. Ed Van Gerpen, a Republican from Avon; Democrat Kyle Schoenfish, of Scotland; and independent Lonnie Mayer, of Tripp. State Rep. Bill Van Gerpen, of Tyndall, did not run for re-election. The top-two voter getters will win the two House seats.
In the Senate race, state Rep. Jim Putnam, R-Armour, is challenged by Democrat Glennis “Glenny” Stern, of Armour, a former Douglas County commissioner. Continue Reading