john wright Democrats Webber, Wright win state house seats By Daina Schnese & Viktorija Mickute & Meredith Turk • Nov 7, 2012 Meredith Turk / KBIA Listen Listening... / 0:39 Two Democratic candidates celebrated their victory to the Missouri State House of Representatives at Shakespeare’s South in Columbia Tuesday night. Candidates will see if self-funding gets results By Katarina Sostaric • Nov 6, 2012 File Photo / KBIA Listen Listening... / 3:40 As the 2012 election cycle ends candidates who donated large sums of their own money to their campaigns are waiting to see if those investments will pay off. Wright says education crucial for job growth [video] KBIA KBIA’s Jessica Reese recently interviewed Democratic candidate for State Representative in the 47th District, John Wright. He is challenging fellow newcomer to state politics, Republican nominee Mitch Richards, in the Nov. 6th election. Wright secures Democratic nomination in 47th House district By Matt Evans • Aug 8, 2012 Matt Evans / KBIA A two-guitar band featuring John Wright’s uncle played into the night at the Rocheport General Store as Wright beat out Nancy Copenhaver to win the Democratic nomination for state House district 47.