This is an archive of a past election.
See for current information.
LWV League of Women Voters of St Louis Information Service

Smart Voter
Saint Louis County, MO August 5, 2008 Election
Candidates Answer Questions on the Issues
State Representative; District 72; 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

Click on a name for candidate information.   See also more information about this contest.

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

Answer from Maria N. Chappelle-Nadal:

My qualifications include: Working as a community activist, having a genuine concern about social justice issues, being ready to stand up and defend progressive issues even when unpopular, strong research skills, ability to synthesize information for floor debate and working for former Lt. Governor Joe Maxwell in a statewide capacity.

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

Answer from Maria N. Chappelle-Nadal:

As for public education, I seek a comprehensive approach w/o vouchers. For seniors, we MUST direct state funds to in-home care services. As for the environment, I will continue to support consumer-friendly incentives and policy that will allow Missourians to consciously invest in high-efficiency products.

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.

This Contest || Home (Ballot Lookup) || About Smart Voter || Feedback
Created: August 28, 2008 13:38 PDT
Smart Voter <>
Copyright © League of Women Voters of California Education Fund.
The League of Women Voters neither supports nor opposes candidates for public office or political parties.