In the race for Shawnee County District Attorney, Veteran prosecutor and Republican Eric Rucker formally announced his candidacy Tuesday.
Rucker hopes his experience as a prosecutor and public servant will gain him a winning number of votes.
"I'm running for County Attorney because i'm in love with its citizens and I am concerned for its safety. Those with the intention of victimizing our citizens must learn that every civilized society demands a severe price from those who choose to become a criminal," said Eric Rucker, Shawnee County D.A. Candidate.
Current Shawnee County DA Robert Hecht is seeking his third term.
Two democrats, Jerry Berger and Chad Taylor. have also filed for the office.