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

Joseph "Joe" Palm
Answers Questions

Candidate for
State Representative; District 57; 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)

My experience for Office covers the local, state, and federal levels. Committeeman of the "Mighty" 26th Ward for the past (5) years. Assistant to the Chief of Staff (Mike Jones)during the Harmon Mayoral Administration. Legislative assistant to former State Representative Charles Q. Troupe. Former legislative researcher for Congressman William "Lacy" Clay.

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

Education-I want increase funding for public education. I also want to increase safety for students and teachers.

Public Health-I want to increase funding for preventive measures. I also want to increase health education for communities.

Crime-I want to increase funding to support community policing programs.

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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