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Saint Louis County, MO August 5, 2008 Election
Candidates Answer Questions on the Issues
State Representative; District 80; 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 Theodore "Ted" Hoskins:

I have been elected State Representative for 3 terms. Elected mayor of the City of Berkeley Mo. Elected coucilman the City of Berkeley Mo.

Answer from Brenda M. Boyd:

Being vested in North County, I have been active in Hazelwood School Dist, Special School Dist. of St Louis County, Junior Achievement, and a professional Advocate for children w/ Special Needs. I currently serve on Black Jack City Council & attend Webster University in Pre-Law

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

Answer from Brenda M. Boyd:

When elected I promise to: 1) promote respect, integrity & civility holding office, 2) support Public Education as our strongest anti-poverty program, 3) encourage legislation addressing affordable, quality healthcare that provides for detection, treatment, wellness & prevention 4) promote legislation addressing declining job markets & Mortgage crisis

Answer from Theodore "Ted" Hoskins:

Pass legislation of improve education. Work with legislators to help seniors and improve job opportunity.

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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