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Saint Louis County, MO August 5, 2008 Election
Candidates Answer Questions on the Issues
State Representative; District 79; 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 Albert "Al" Liese:

Current State Representative for the 79th District since 2002, Committeeman for Maryland Heights Democratic Township Club since 1993, United States Coast Guard service, member of Operating Engineers Local 148, thirty (30) year resident of Maryland Heights, and volunteered in numerous state and local non-partisan elections.

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

Answer from Albert "Al" Liese:

I will promote legislation that:

Attracts good paying jobs to our state; Grows our economy through incentives for industries like biotechnology and life sciences; Improves the quality of public education through increased funding; Restores Medicaid cuts by using Missouri Health Foundation funds; and Stops deregulation of state insurance industry oversight.

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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