Republican Party candidate Wayne Wallingford was victorious in the race for state representative in Missouri House District 147. Wallingford received a total of 10,156 votes and Democratic Party representative Andy Leighton received a total of 5,919 votes. He is currently the state senator for District 27, and has been for the past seven years. The position is currently held by Republican Kathy Swan and her term ends in January. She has held this position for the past seven years.