House District 161- Joplin Globe - 11/7/18
Former Joplin police Chief Lane Roberts secured more than 70 percent of the vote, defeating Democrat Elizabeth Lundstrum. Roberts was unopposed in the Republican primary. Roberts won by a margin of 2,316 to 982 in Newton County and by a margin of 5,636 to 2,933 in Jasper County.
ROBERTS TO SEEK STATE REPRESENTATIVE SEAT - koam/kfjx-tv - 5/24/17
Former Joplin police chief to run for state representative - joplin globe 5/25/17
Lane Roberts, a former Joplin police chief who served during 2011 tornado, announced Wednesday he will seek election as the state representative for the 161st House District, a seat that Rep. Bill White will vacate when his term ends in 2018. Read more...
LANE ROBERTS ANNOUNCES PLANS TO RUN FOR OFFICE - KSN/KODE-TV - 5/24/17
ROBERTS RUNNING FOR MISSOURI HOUSE - KZRG RADIO - 5/24/17
Lane Roberts returns home to Joplin - KODE-TV - 2/2/17
Lane Roberts says being the state director of the Public Safety was at times an intense job with a long list of responsibilities. "The Gaming Commission, the Veterans' Commission, alcohol and tobacco control, capitol police, fire safety, the Fire Marshal's Office, State Patrol, Emergency Management," Roberts added. "Speak on behalf of the entire state and say 'thank you'-- that'll make your heart melt just a bit," said Roberts. Read more...