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Saint Charles County, MO November 4, 2008 Election
Candidates Answer Questions on the Issues
State Representative; District 15

The questions were prepared by the League of Women Voters of Saint Louis and asked of all candidates for this office.     See below for questions on Qualification, Priorities

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

Answer from Michael "Mike" Niemeyer:

I have lived in this District for the past eight years. My experience running restaurants and a bookstore gave an understanding of small business. My experience in customer service gave an understanding, both as a customer advocate to the company, and company representative to our customers.

Answer from Sally A. Faith:

1) Running for third term 2) Served 10 years on St. Charles County Council 3) Trustee - 1984-1993 St. Charles Community College

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

Answer from Michael "Mike" Niemeyer:

Work to reinstate the health care cuts made in 2005. Create initiatives to train and keep more teachers for Missouri schools. Start an initiative for the State to provide working transportation and the power to run it.

Answer from Sally A. Faith:

1) Plan to pay for roads, bridges, & busses. Safe roads -reduce fatalities. 2) Improving tax credits for property taxes - reducing state tax on social security benefits. 3) Continue to increase funding for secondary & elementary education as well as higher education.

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.

The order of the candidates is random and changes daily. Candidates who did not respond are not listed on this page.

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