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

Kevin Leeseberg
Answers Questions

Candidate for
State Senator; District 7; 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)

Moderate/former Republican able to work with both parties. Perspective of global economy with 10yrs international business experience. Understands unintended consequences and cost of legislation. Fiscal conservative with experience making tough decisions. Worked with Department of Homeland Security for 6yrs conducting Security/Risk assessments worldwide. Above all, I'm someone who listens.

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

1) Attract new businesses; provide existing businesses relief/incentives to maintain labor levels. Apply incentives/credits judiciously/effectively, possible environmental/labor conditions to qualify. 2) Prioritize Education and Healthcare, partially funded by repealing casino loss limits. 3) Remain focused on Illegal Immigration efforts; continue vigilance on Security while protecting privacy, civil rights and liberties.

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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