NEWS ANALYSIS: Missouri lawmakers try to avoid primaries with two incumbents

Sunday, April 1, 2012 | 5:33 p.m. CDT; updated 10:15 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, April 3, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY — Redrawn voting maps for the Missouri General Assembly shifted numerous lawmakers into the same districts, but maneuvering since then will result in relatively few voters being asked to decide between incumbent legislators in primary elections this year.