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Smart Voter
Saint Louis County, MO August 5, 2008 Election
Candidates Answer Questions on the Issues
State Representative; District 96; 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 Patricia "Pat" Yaeger:

Since 2002, I have served as a State Representative. Prior, I was involved in our community: served on the St. Louis Regional Empowerment Zone, Lemay Housing Partnership and St. Louis County Solid Waste Commission. For 26 years, I was an member of the United Food and Commercial Worker, Local #655.

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

Answer from Patricia "Pat" Yaeger:

I am looking forward to serving in the majority since Democrats have an oppportunity to take back the Missouri House of Representatives. I will have a leadership role including on the Retirement Committee. My goal is to ensure our governmental retirement pernsions continue to be secured for current retirees.

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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