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Missouri State Government August 5, 2008 Election
Attorney General; State of Missouri; Democratic Party Voter Information

This contest will only appear on Democratic party ballots.

Results as of Aug 7 9:07am
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Chris Koster Click here for more information about this candidate 118,797 votes 34.3%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Senator
  • 10 years elected Cass County Prosecutor
  • Plaintiffs Attorney at Dollar, Burns & Becker
  • Graduate University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law
  • Masters in Business Administration from Washington University + St. Louis
  • Expansion of Workers' Rights
  • Aggressive Prosecution of Medicaid and Health Care Fraud
  • Fair and first rate criminal justice system
Margaret Donnelly Click here for more information about this candidate 118,017 votes 34.1%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Representative
  • Attorney
  • BSW, MSW, Law Degree: University of St. Louis
  • State Representative from 2003 to present
  • METRO Board of Commissions from 1999 to 2002
  • Ferguson-Florrisant School Board from 1986 to 1992
  • To protect Missouri's most vulnerable citizens from violence and exploitation
  • To increase accessibility to and trust in the Attorney General's office.
  • To provide better health care access and services.
Jeff Harris Click here for more information about this candidate 86,519 votes 25.0%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Representative/Attorney
  • B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Vanderbilt University, 1987
  • J.D., Cornell University, 1991
  • Served as an Assistant Attorney General under Attorney General Jay Nixon
  • Elected as House Minority Whip after first year in legislature
  • Twice elected unanimously as House Minority Leader
  • First Democratic Leader to pick up seats in the Missouri House in over 20 years
  • 1. Protecting consumers to level the playing field for the everyday Missourian against special interests.
  • 2. Protecting our environment and natural resources, particularly as it relates to the growing problem of CAFO's.
  • 3. Protecting workers and worker safety through the enforcement of labor and employment laws.
Molly Williams 23,132 votes 6.7%
  • Party: Democratic

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  • Candidates for State Offices to Speak at Webster University - Sarah Stellman July 8 4 pm Emerson Library Conference Room 101 Edgar Road Margaret Donnelly and Jeff Harris July 10 at 6 pm Emerson Library 101 Edgar Road Webster Groves Sam Page July 16 at 5:30 pm Emerson Library Andria Simckes and Clint Zweifel July 23 at 4 pm University Center Sunnen Lounge 175 Edgar Road in Webster Groves
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