Candidate questionnaire: Clint Zweifel

Friday, October 26, 2012

NAME: Clint Zweifel

AGE: 38

PLACE OF BIRTH: Florissant, MO

SPOUSE, CHILDREN'S NAMES:

My wife Janice and I have two daughters, Selma and Ellie.

EDUCATION:

B.S. in Political Science from University of Missouri - St. Louis

MBA from University of Missouri - St. Louis

OCCUPATION: Missouri State Treasurer

EMPLOYER: State of Missouri

BUSINESSES OWNED, ALL OR PART: N/A

PUBLIC OFFICES HELD OR SOUGHT; GIVE DATES:

Missouri State Representative - District 78, 2003 - 2009

Missouri State Treasurer - 2009 - Present

WEBSITE: www.ClintForMissouri.com

WHAT ARE YOUR PRIORITIES FOR THE TREASURER'S OFFICE?

I was elected as Missouri State Treasurer in 2008 to face some of the toughest economic challenges in generations. Since day one, I committed to protecting taxpayers while increasing the accountability, transparency and efficiency of the State Treasurer's office. I believe Missouri must keep its promises, protect taxpayers from risk, and preserve its fiscal integrity.

As State Treasurer, I protected Missouri's AAA credit rating, securely managed our $4 billion state portfolio through a tough economic climate, and invested in education, small businesses and farms without any additional cost to the state. I was the only statewide elected official to earn an office-wide "Excellent" rating from the Republican State Auditor for office performance and accountability.

As your State Treasurer, I will continue to protect our financial future and serve as a strong fiscal steward for Missouri assets.

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