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Saint Louis City, MO August 5, 2008 Election
Candidates Answer Questions on the Issues
State Representative; District 61; Democratic Party

The questions were prepared by the League of Women Voters of Saint Louis and asked of all candidates for this office.     See below for questions on Qualification, Priorities

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1. What are your Qualifications for Office? (50 word limit)

Answer from Curtis Royston, III:

Served as Committeeman for 12 years * 15 years of volunteer service on various community boards * More than 10 years spent in leadership positions with various organizations (i.e. SLPS Community Education, Human Development Corporation, Sustainable Neighborhoods) * A great ability to bring opposing sides together to benefit the needs of the community

2. What plans do you have to address your top three priorities? (50 word limit)

Answer from Curtis Royston, III:

I plan to utilize my demonstrated experience & skills in bringing people together to create and pass legislation that directly relates to my priorities. It's my belief that increased funding and improvement in the quality of education has a direct impact on the quality of life in a community and a reduction in crime.

Responses to questions asked of each candidate are reproduced as submitted to the League.  Candidates' statements are presented as submitted. Word limits apply for each question. Direct references to opponents are not permitted.

The order of the candidates is random and changes daily. Candidates who did not respond are not listed on this page.

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