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LWV League of Women Voters of St Louis Information Service
Saint Louis City, MO August 5, 2008 Election
Smart Voter

Tishaura O. Jones
Answers Questions

Candidate for
State Representative; District 63; Democratic Party


The questions were prepared by the League of Women Voters of Saint Louis and asked of all candidates for this office.
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Questions & Answers

1. What are your Qualifications for Office? (50 word limit)

I enjoy an active lifestyle dedicated to public service. I have been a Democratic Committeewoman since 2002. Since then, I have employed my leadership skills as a healthcare administrator and have translated them to service in my community.

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

First, I will propose expanding the federal poverty guidelines to allow families to purchase Medicaid. Secondly, I will work to support economic incentives to businesses that create green-collar jobs. Last but not least, I am researching ways to increase funds for special causes without raising taxes.

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.

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