Chuck Basye wins GOP nomination for 47th District House seat

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 | 10:46 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Chuck Basye won the Republican nomination for the 47th District House of Representatives with 71 percent of the vote. The sixth-generation farmer, who lives in Rocheport, faces incumbent John Wright, the unopposed Democratic candidate. This is Basye's first try for elective office.