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State of Missouri August 5, 2008 Election
US Representative; District 9; 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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Judy Baker Click here for more information about this candidate 22,498 votes 44.1%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Representative
  • Masters in Health Care Administration
  • Masters in Divinity
  • Healthcare for every American
  • Responsible withdrawal from Iraq
  • Increased development for renewable and alternative energy
Steve Gaw Click here for more information about this candidate 15,864 votes 31.1%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Former Speaker of MO House of Representatives
  • Former Member, MO Public Service Commission
  • Former City Prosecutor of Moberly, MO
  • JD, Univ. of Missouri-Columbia
  • BS, Truman State University
  • Change the priorities in Washington to put the middle class first
  • Reduce dependence on foreign oil, debt, and trade
  • Expand healthcare and protect our veterans
Lyndon Bode Click here for more information about this candidate 6,565 votes 12.9%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Presiding Commissioner
  • Elected in 1994 and currently serving as Marion County Presiding Commissioner
  • Past State President of the County Commissioners Association of Missouri
  • Past State President of the Missouri Young Democrats
  • Past Regional President of the Northeast Missouri County Commissioners Association
  • National Economy
  • National Infrustructure needs
  • Keeping American Jobs in America
Ken Jacob Click here for more information about this candidate 6,060 votes 11.9%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: General Counsel to the State Auditor
  • State Senate Democratic Leader
  • State Senator
  • State Representative
  • School Board Member
  • Ending the war in Iraq
  • Creating a new 21st Century Energy Policy
  • Passing universal health care

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