Candidates lining up for vacant District 68 seat

Speakman, Tyska, Hunt, Sweeney all planning to run for seat left vacant by Laufton Ascencao

Posted 12/6/18

Candidates are lining up to run for the House District 68 seat left vacant by Laufton Ascencao's sudden resignation from the seat he won a month ago.

Since Mr. Ascencao released a statement last …

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