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Saint Louis, Saint Charles, Lincoln Counties, MO November 4, 2008 Election
US Representative; District 2 Voter Information

Results as of Jan 24 10:46am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (380/380)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Todd Akin 232,276 votes 62.3%

  • Party: Republican
William C. "Bill" Haas Click here for more information about this candidate 132,068 votes 35.4%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: attorney/educator
  • Harvard Law School
  • 20 years of corporate law practice
  • 9 years Professor of Law, Business and Government
  • Middle-class tax cut, jobs and the economy
  • Health-care/Insurance coverage for all, starting with children and adults over 55
  • Making nursing homes and assisted living facilities affordable, accessible, safe and secure
Thomas L. "Tom" Knapp Click here for more information about this candidate 8,628 votes 2.3%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Writer, editor and publisher
  • Local Board Member, Selective Service System, 2004-present
  • US Marine Corps Reserve, 1984-95
  • Withdrawal of US troops from Iraq
  • Bottom-up tax cuts, a FICA "floor," eventual elimination of the income tax
  • Restoration of civil liberties

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  • The League of Women Voters of St. Louis and the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE).are co-sponsoring a candidate forum for candidates running for Congressional Districts 1, 2, and 3 in the November General Election. The forum will be held on Monday, October 20, 2008, at the Kirkwood United Methodist Church, 201 W. Adams in Kirkwood, 63122, from 7:00-9:00 p.m.
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