28 Missourian candidates completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey in the first week of July

Below are a selection of responses from the candidates who filled out Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey since July 1, 2022. To read each candidate’s full responses, click their name at the bottom of the article.

AJ Exner is running for election to the Missouri House of Representatives to represent District 135 and the Republican primary is on Aug. 2. Here’s how Exner responded to the question “What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?”

“I am passionate about Education, our law enforcement, and finding ways to alleviate the pressures that are plaguing our families across the region.”

Click here to read the rest of Exner’s answers. 

John Hartwig is running for Missouri State Auditor and the Libertarian primary is on Aug. 2. Here’s how Hartwig responded to the question “What qualities do you possess that you believe would make you a successful officeholder?”

“As a Certified Public Accountant, I maintain my independence and seek the truth. These are two qualities that have always served me well.”

Click here to read the rest of Hartwig’s answers. 

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