A national Republican group dropped $200,000 into a race for Cole County judge in which Brian Stumpe is trying to unseat Democrat Pat Joyce. The court includes the Missouri Capitol, so the outcome of the race could have vast consequences for the entire state.
A national Republican group dropped $200,000 into a race for Cole County judge in which Brian Stumpe is trying to unseat Democrat Pat Joyce. The court includes the Missouri Capitol, so the outcome of the race could have vast consequences for the entire state. File photo by Kent D. Johnson
A national Republican group dropped $200,000 into a race for Cole County judge in which Brian Stumpe is trying to unseat Democrat Pat Joyce. The court includes the Missouri Capitol, so the outcome of the race could have vast consequences for the entire state. File photo by Kent D. Johnson