Partisan funding may have caused Tom Brown’s loss in a county circuit court election.
Tuesday, May 29, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT;
updated 1:28 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 19, 2008
In November 2006, Cole County Circuit Judge Tom Brown, who had served on the bench for 19 years, was defeated in his bid to retain his seat by Jon Beetem. Brown received 47.03 percent of the vote to Beetem’s 52.84 percent.
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