Richards hopeful she can make inroads with centrists Republicans in 2nd bid for Missouri’s 7th Congr
Title: Richards hopeful she can make inroads with centrists Republicans in 2nd bid for Missouri’s 7th Congressional District seat
Three years ago, first-time candidate for Missouri’s 7th Congressional District Audrey Richards found difficulty running as a write-in, independent candidate during a global pandemic when many hopefuls did not hold in-person events.
“I will say that the biggest change for me was when I began my campaign in 2019, I was very naïve about the realities of the political system. I studied it academically. I have a degree in political science, but until you’re in it and you’re running for office, you don’t quite understand everything that’s at play.”