Many Wayne Countians were closely watching the 146th District State Representative race. It featured a Wayne County native, Barry Hovis.
Hovis, a retired Cape Girardeau Police officer, won the Republican nomination. He defeated Tony LaForest 4,983 to 2,076. Hovis will face Democrat Gayla A. Dace in the November General Election.
|Barry D. Hovis||Republican||4,983||70.591%|
|Gayla A. Dace||Democratic||1,269||100.000%|
|County||Tony LaForest, REP||Barry D. Hovis, REP||Gayla A. Dace, DEM|