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Green Party sues Secretary of State

August 31, 2000
By: Osamu Fujimaru
State Capital Bureau

The Green Party's candidate for Attorney General has filed suit against Missouri's Secretary of State.

Osamu Fujimaru has more from Jefferson City.

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The Secretary of State's office says Mary Ann McGivern cannot run for Attorney General because she does not have a law license.

However, McGivern says the Missouri Constitution does not require a candidate to be a lawyer.

Even though McGivern does not have a law license, she says she has a good capacity to be Attorney General.

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Contents: McGivern says she would be an excellent administrator if elected.

Jay Nixon and Sam Jones are running for Attorney General.

This is Osamu Fujimaru in Jefferson City.


The Green Party's candidate for Attorney General has filed suit against Missouri's Secretary of State.

Osamu Fujimaru has more from Jefferson City.

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The Secretary of State's office says Mary Ann McGivern cannot run for Attorney General because she does not have a law license.

A Green Party member Tim Barnhart says the Missouri Constitution does not require a candidate to be a lawyer. Barnhart says the rejection is an attempt by the Secretary of State to assist her Democratic colleague.

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Contents: Barnhart says Bekki Cook is trying to help Jay Nixon.

Nixon is currently the Attorney General and running for re-election.

Cook wasn't available for comment.

This is Osamu Fujimaru in Jefferson City.