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Smart Voter
Saint Louis County, MO August 5, 2008 Election
Candidates Answer Questions on the Issues
State Representative; District 78; 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 Margo G (Hamlin) McNeil:

As a educator, I set goals, plan strategies, communicate, and motivate students to succeed. As a legislator, I will do the same. My experiences and skills as a teacher and advocate for public education will be helpful in getting government to work for the greater good of all.

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

Answer from Margo G (Hamlin) McNeil:

I will work to develop fair taxing practices by restructuring our individual income tax rates, closing tax loopholes and developing consistant statewide property tax assessments. I will work collaboratively with employee organizations, administrators, and legislators to establish regulations that secure our constitutional right to bargain.

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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