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Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Profile: Kathleen Vinehout

Posted: 11:50 AM, Jul 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-09 21:27:42Z

Current State Senator Kathleen Vinehout is running for the Democratic nomination for governor.

Vinehout has been a member of the State Senate since 2006. Before entering into politics she became a dairy farmer and was a program director at the University of Illinois at Springfield and the Visiting Nurses Association in St. Louis. 

Here's a look at gubernatorial candidate Kathleen Vinehout:

Political Background: Vinehout was elected to the State Senate in 2006 and has been re-elected twice since. She was a candidate for governor in the recall election against Gov. Scott Walker in 2012.

City of Residence: Alma

Education:  PhD, St. Louis University

Campaign Website:  www.kathleenvinehout.org

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