HD-114 GOP Runoff Hopefuls Diverge on Strategy

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The candidates in the runoff for the Republican nomination in House District 114 are banking on opposing strategies in their bids, with one candidate relying on a pure base appeal and the other attempting to expand the party’s reach. 

On one side is Bill Keffer, a former state legislator backed by Tea Party members. And on the other is Jason Villalba, a corporate lawyer who says he is running in part on his ability to draw Latino voters and others who might otherwise vote for Democratic candidate Carol Kent in the general election.

HD-114, which includes historically conservative North ...

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