Senator Roger Beyer steps down. Tootie Smith takes lead.

Yesterday, State Senator Roger Beyer announced his plans to resign early to take up a lobby positition. Already leading the rumor mill for Beyer’s replacement and early support among some of the lobby is former State Representative Tootie Smith. Smith has served as Representative in that district for many years, which gives her strong credentials with the precinct voters and county commissioners.

Updates on State Senator Roger Beyer’s replacement and the special election as it happens.