An alderwoman from Battlefield has announced she’s running for the Missouri House District 134 seat.
The district covers southwest Springfield and all of Battlefield.
Samantha Deaton will run as a Democrat.
Deaton is currently the Ward 1 Alderwoman in Battlefield.
She says her campaign will focus on preserving and updating public education policy, expanding access to quality health care, protecting the environment, and preserving local control for municipalities.
Republican State Representative Alex Riley is the incumbent in the 134th District.
He has filed to run in the August primary.