Today is the deadline for candidates to file to run for office in the August primary:
Morgan County Clerk Cathy Daniels says there was a rush of candidates on the first day of filing, and some additional candidates have filed since then:
Nearly 500 people have filed with the Missouri Secretary of State’s office to run for the U.S. House or Senate, state Legislature, statewide offices or circuit judgeships. The month-long filing period ends at the close of business today (Tuesday). The Primary is on August 7th.