Voter Voices: Superintendent of Education

June 10, 2014 

Magdalena Suber

The State asked area voters who they supported in the State Superintendent’s race and why

“Sheri Few. I’m conservative, I’m for maintaining the constitution, and I’m pro life. Integrity is the top word for me.”

– Ted Chalgren, 68, civil engineer, Columbia
“Meka Childs. I have a grandchild who has special needs and I hope she will do something about the problem.”

Magdalena Suber, 60, sales, Columbia
“Sheila C. Gallagher (I’m a) straight Democrat. Always have been . . . because I like the Democrats. I like the things that they do, I like the things that they want to do. They represent. Pretty much the way I was born and raised ... Democrat.”

Rossilyn Hiller, 46, home health care, Lexington
“Molly Spearman. She’s for fairness in the classroom for the teachers.”

Patsy Harper, 67, substitute teacher, Riverland Park
“Molly (Spearman) She’s concerned about the welfare of the children as well as the teachers – the whole school system.”

Mary Terry, 76, retired, Riverland Park Compiled by USC journalism student Anthony De Coro

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