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Columbia Missourian

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We can't often brag about our elected officials

By Kurt Albert
March 26, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT

We need to re-elect Barbara Hoppe. She has proven her honesty, dedication and hard work on the City Council. How often these days does a citizen get to brag about the intelligence, diligence and balanced approach of an office holder? Well, not often enough! We need to retain this practiced, reasoned and motivated public servant. Join me in thanking Barbara Hoppe for her accomplishments and voting to retain her on the council on April 3.

Kurt Albert is a Columbia resident.


Editor's note: The Missourian strives to publish differing views and welcomes letters to the editor. Read Executive Editor Tom Warhover's column on the Missourian's approach to election letters.

Letters should be about 400 words and must be signed. The deadline for submitting letters related to the April 3 election is March 29 to be published in the April 1 edition. Letters should be submitted to opinion editor Elizabeth Conner by email at, by mail at 221 S. Eighth St. Columbia, MO 65211 or by fax at 882-5702.