Politics | How the coronavirus pandemic changed political campaigns
by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 9/10/20, 05:07 pm
Bishop Davidson had no political experience when he decided in 2019 to run for a seat in the Missouri House of Representatives. But he loves getting to know people, so he attended every city council meeting and all the local festivals and parades in his Springfield-area district.
“We door-knocked more than anyone else,” Davidson said.
That boosted his campaign against his opponent in the Republican primary, Macy Mitchell. As Davidson put it, his personal interactions allowed him to “control the pace of the campaign.”