Meet the Candidate: Suzanne Kugler (Kentucky)

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Candidate Name:

Suzanne Kugler

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What office are you running for?

Kentucky House District 29

With which party are you running for office?

Democratic Party

Election Date

November 3, 2020

Why are you running for office?

To take our democracy back for the interests of the people.

What is the biggest issue facing your community and how do you propose helping?

Wealth gap and expense of healthcare. I will fight to reinstate the prevailing wage, repeal right to work, and increase minimum wage to. $15 in Kentucky by 2025.

How do we fix the partisan divide in our country and start working together again?

Find common sense areas of agreement and work to consensus. Agree that transparency and a return to ethics are required for all in public service.

Who is your hero?

Eleanor Roosevelt

What are your hobbies?

Reading and yoga

What is the most recent book you read?

The Soul of a Nation by Jon Meachum

Do you have any kids/pets/talking houseplants?

3 boys and a husband

How can our readers get involved in your campaign?

Volunteer or donate! Go to our website and commit to working.

What question do you wish we’d asked, and what is your answer?

My background and why it matters?
I’m a retired middle school teacher with 28 years in the trenches, my mother was a first grade teacher and education advocate, my father a professor. I know that public education is the most important factor in educating our populace and bringing success to everyday people. Fully funding public education and equipping our public school teachers is essential to our democracy.

Candidate Social Media:

Website| Facebook | Twitter

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