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Smart Voter
Saint Louis County, MO August 5, 2008 Election
Candidates Answer Questions on the Issues
State Representative; District 71; 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 Vernon Harlan:

I am the best qualified candidate running in the State Representative-District 71st race. My background and experience makes me the best choice for the district.

Answer from Don Calloway:

I am energetic, prepared, and dedicated to public service. I have the corporate and political contacts to bring tangible, positive impact to the 71st district.

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

Answer from Don Calloway:

Already have been discussing development plans with downtown builers and architects who are prepared to do business in 71st district.

Answer from Vernon Harlan:

1-I will fight to restore the healthcare taken away from children, seniors and working people. 2-As an Educator, I will fight for our fair share of state monies to fully fund our schools. 3-I will fight to restore the balance and give working me and women a real voice in Jefferson City.

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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