We hear today from Ben Stratemeyer, who announced his candidacy for the Republican Primary for the area’s State Senate seat. Stratemeyer talks about why he decided to run for State Senate.
Stratemeyer is a CPA and also owns a radio station in Centralia and comes from a centennial farm family. Stratemeyer is also the Republican Party Chairman in Marion County. As of this time, Stratemeyer is one of three Republicans running for the nomination in the March Primary—along with Jason Plummer and Rafael Him.