Evans Sworn in for Second Term

Representative David Paul Evans was sworn in on January 6 as the Missouri General Assembly began its 100st Session in Jefferson City. The ceremony was presided over by State Secretary Jay Ashcroft.  Evans stated that he is excited to begin his second two-year term and to tackle several challenging issues facing Missouri including empowering early childhood education, addressing ongoing needs of foster children and foster parents, strengthening election laws, protecting individual freedoms and rights, and addressing a difficult state budget. 
Evans is a lifelong resident of West Plains and has been married to his high school sweetheart (Sandy) for 41 years. They have 4 grown children.  Evans kept his same office and phone number in Jefferson City and can be reached at 573-751-1455 or contacted by email at
Evans is pictured with Missouri Secretary Jay Ashcroft.  Evans notes that Jay also has deep ties to Southern Missouri.  Early in his career, Jay worked at DRS in West Plains alongside his friend Mike Topliff.  Jay married Katie (Moore) Ashcroft from West Plains.  Katie is the daughter of Dr. Mike and Mary Moore.  The Ashcrofts have 4 children and now live in Jefferson City.

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