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Missouri State Government August 5, 2008 Election
Candidates Answer Questions on the Issues
Lieutenant Governor; State of Missouri; Republican Party

The questions were prepared by the League of Women Voters of Missouri 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? (200 word limit)

Answer from Paul Douglas Sims:

Life experiences, understanding that history repeats itself and the ability to learn from our foreparents. Greater love for citizens of this state. Plus training as a firefighter, embrelogist on cattle, business, and rancher/farmer.

2. What plans do you have to address your top three priorities? (100 word limit)

Answer from Paul Douglas Sims:

1) Talking to the producers and consumers of food and all other natural resources. Eplain their need to take it to a finished product as possible. And bring the producers and the consumers as close together as possible. 2) Getting our best and most motivational teachers at the first of the educational start with merit pay for teachers. And getting the federal government out a state issue. 3) Spending and utilizing money properly, making laws that are common sensabile and understandable to all citizens.

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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