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Smart Voter
Saint Louis County, MO August 5, 2008 Election
Candidates Answer Questions on the Issues
State Representative; District 78; Republican 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 T. R. Carr:

I have served as Mayor of Hazelwood for eight years and have worked successfully to bring jobs to our District. Including GKN Aerospace, St. Louis Mills, Cabela's, Robertson area redevelopment, and the Ford area redevelopment. I serve in leadership roles in organizations working for North County.

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

Answer from T. R. Carr:

Job Growth-- to work at the state level to promote North County as an area for business location. Quality Schools - to increase state funding for schools in order to reduce the local property tax burden. Low Taxes-- to reduce the harmful impact of reassessment on property tax bills.

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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