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Dillon, ex-aide to Skelton runs for Mo. secretary of state

Dec 12, 2011
(via Facebook/with permission from Dillon campaign)

An aide to former Democratic Congressman Ike Skelton says he plans to run for Missouri secretary of state.

Ryan Dillon, of Rolla, said Monday that he intends to make job creation and an "open political process" the themes of his campaign.

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon, Dec. 11, 2011 - A former aide to U.S. Rep. Ike Skelton, D-Lexington, is joining the race to replace Secretary of State Robin Carnahan. Rolla native Ryan Dillon has filed paperwork with the Missouri Ethics Commission to raise money for the 2012 contest for secretary of state.

The 27-year-old Democrat also released a YouTube video laying out the key points of his candidacy.