Although Mike Hamilton District 19 State Representative and Allan Ritter District 21 State Representative did not attend Tuesday’s Tea Party debate in Nederland, the two republicans, both up for reelection, were hot on the ears of the Tea Party crowd in Nederland Tuesday.
Their opponents Daniel Miller, running for District 21 against Ritter, and James White, running for District 19 against Hamilton, answered questions about their own campaigns, however many of their answers cut away at the reputations of the missing politicians, represented at the debate by two full-sized card board photographs.
Ritter and Hamilton declined the appearance after initially agreeing to the debate, according to moderator David Guidry.
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