The Boone County Republican Central Committee (BCRCC) unanimously nominated current Boone County Treasurer Dustin Stanton for a special election to be held in November to complete the term left vacant by the previous treasurer, who resigned.
“We look forward to supporting Treasurer Stanton in his election bid,” Tony Lupo, BCRCC chair, stated. “He is very well-known within Boone County and the entire area as a hard worker, smart small businessperson and well-liked leader.”
“I am looking forward to campaigning and winning in November,” Stanton said. “I believe my experiences as a business owner developing and following a budget and having a proven history of working with people from many backgrounds, will benefit the Treasurer’s office and ultimately, the people of Boone County.”
Treasurer Stanton was recently appointed to the post by Governor Mike Parson after the resignation of Tom Darrough in January 2022.
About Dustin Stanton
Treasurer Dustin Stanton is the co-owner and operator of Stanton Brothers Eggs, where he has operated the business with a positive budget year after year, watching every dollar brought in and spent. He is a 2014 graduate of the University of Missouri, with coursework experience in which emphasized advanced accounting, money and banking, and monetary policy. Stanton is a long-time board member and former president of the Boone County Farm Bureau. He has also served in several leadership roles within various civic groups in the area such as the co-chair of the Agribusiness & Bioscience Committee for the Columbia Chamber of Commerce; the president of the Columbia Farmers Market; and as a liaison for the Boone County Extension Council.
About the Boone County Republican Central Committee
The Boone County Republican Central Committee is made up of elected and voted-upon members of each ward or township authorized by Missouri Statute to conduct the business of the Republican Party in Boone County. The county is organized starting with wards inside cities and then out into the county townships. Each ward and township are permitted to have one man and one woman on the Committee. More information about the Republican Party in Boone County is at boonecountyrepublicans.com.