State Rep. Donna Pfautsch, R-Harrisonville, has announced that she will seek re-election in District 33.

Pfautsch defeated Ron Harvey of Lees Summit for the Missouri House of Representatives seat in 2012, and will be seeking her second term this year in the district that includes Lake Lotawana and the southern parts of Blue Springs, Grain Valley and Oak Grove.

Im seeking re-election to continue my service to the people of District 33, Pfautsch said in a press release announcing her plans to run. I am honored to represent the citizens of our area, and will continue to focus on bringing new jobs to our community, ensuring every child receives a quality education, delivering real and substantial tax reform that helps every Missouri family and always promoting the conservative family values that keep our country strong.

Pfautsch, a retired teacher and former Harrisonville alderman, now serves on four House committees local government, retirement, elections and agri-business. The University of Central Missouri graduate also has been appointed to the interim committees on education and emerging issues in agriculture policy. Pfautsch and her husband also own Century Farm near Harrisonville.

Douglas A. Kinney of rural Grain Valley serves as treasurer of her campaign committee, Citizens for Donna Pfautsch (

No other candidates have announced their candidacy in District 33 as of yet.