JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri lawmaker is facing an election challenge from her husband whom she accuses of physical violence. He denies the abuse allegations and says he is running to help the state’s workers.
Democratic Rep. Linda Fischer, of Bonne Terre, is seeking a second term in the Missouri House, and her husband, John Fischer, filed as a Republican for the same seat. They are the only candidates for House District 107, which covers St. Francois County.
More accurately, this is one divorce-in-waiting that I have no desire to get involved in.