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Smart Voter
Saint Louis County, MO August 5, 2008 Election
Candidates Answer Questions on the Issues
State Representative; District 70; 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 Sharon L. Pace:

My experience in the Health care industry spans over thirty years. I am currently an Alderperson for the City of Northwoods and have been in office eight-plus consecutive years, and chaired Finance/Budget, Personnel/Police Advisory, North-Oaks Plaza, Housing/Code enforcement, Parks & Recreation and MRS/St. Louis County Radio Dispatch committees.

Answer from Jack Chase:

I have the leadership skills that are needed to make a difference in Jefferson City. I have diverse community and political experience which includes: City of Northwoods Alderman, former President of Board of Alderman and Commisioner of Northwoods Police Department, Political Organizer, Boy Scout Leader,Church Deacon, and Parent Booster.

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

Answer from Jack Chase:

I support legislation that restores the drastic cuts in healthcare made under the Blunt Administration and expands Medicaid coverage to working class citizens.

I support legislation that ensures tax dollars are used soley for public schools.

I support legislation that protects Unions and offers tax incentives that encourage business development.

Answer from Sharon L. Pace:

Hopefully position myself to be appointed to committees that will allow me the opportunity to address my priorities.

To work to build strong qualifications with other colleagues in the House of Representatives.

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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