Libertarian candidate announces run for governor

3 months 1 week 4 days ago Monday, October 07 2019 Oct 7, 2019 Monday, October 07, 2019 3:35:00 PM CDT October 07, 2019 in News
By: Jacob Cavaiani, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Photo courtesy: @Rik_Combs

JEFFERSON CITY - A Cole County man announced a run for Missouri governor as a Libertarian. 

Rik Combs' campaign website lists his platform as slashing taxes, cutting spending and protecting private property.

"Free enterprise, limited government and more liberty," a recent campaign Facebook post said. "Let freedom ring!"

Combs' website said he spent parts of three decades in the the U.S. Air Force and retired as a field grade officer.

Republican Gov. Mike Parson announced his re-election bid last month. Democratic State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced her bid for governor in August. Rep. Jim Neely, R-Cameron, announced his run in August. 

The general election will be held in November 2020.

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