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Saint Louis, Saint Charles, Lincoln Counties, MO August 5, 2008 Election
US Representative; District 2; Democratic Party Voter Information

This contest will only appear on Democratic party ballots.

Results as of Aug 7 9:07am
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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William C. "Bill" Haas Click here for more information about this candidate 9,018 votes 30.7%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: attorney/educator
  • Harvard Law School
  • 20 years of corporate law practice
  • 9 years Professor of Law, Business and Government
  • Middle-class tax cut
  • Political solution for Iraq
  • Health-care/Insurance coverage for all, starting with children and adults ovr 55
David L. Pentland Click here for more information about this candidate 6,007 votes 20.5%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney at Law
  • Economy - NFTA - CFTA - Out Sourcing Employment
  • Energy - Alternate Forms and COsts
  • War - Gradual Withdrawal - U.N. Occupation Post War
Byron Walker DeLear Click here for more information about this candidate 5,059 votes 17.2%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Media Producer
  • Delivered Keynote Address for National Judicial Conduct and Disability Law Project Conference (NJCDLP) at Rice University
  • Middle East Diplomatic Experience as North American Representative for MIFKAD or "People's Voice"
  • Post-Production for Twentieth Century-Fox / Newscorp
  • PBS "Remarkable 20th Century" Series -- Composer and Post-Production
  • Featured Presenter on "Sustainability" at World Peace Forum
  • St. Louis All-ABC and First Team All-Metro Football Honors
  • Economic Policies for a Stronger Middle Class
  • Affordable Health Care for Every American
  • Rebuild Missouri's Manufacturing with Green-Collar Jobs
Mike Garman Click here for more information about this candidate 4,690 votes 16.0%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Radiologic Technologist
  • Bachelor's Degree Health Management
  • Radiography Ed. Washington University
  • Elected 6th District Director Saint Charles County Ambulance District
  • Registered ARRT
  • Single Payer Health Care
  • Quality Education
  • Real jobs with real benefits
John Hogan 4,557 votes 15.5%
  • Party: Democratic

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