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Why Won’t Tommy Sowers File His Personal Paperwork? Is He Hiding Something?

December 22nd, 2009 by MarkTwain · No Comments

Sowers in New York City with the Dalai Lama during a recent fundraising trip

Tommy Sowers, the Rolla Democrat who is challenging Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson in Missouri’s Eighth District, filed the paperwork for his candidacy well over a month ago but has not yet filed his personal financial disclosure. This is very strange, as a personal financial disclosure is a routine form and is usually among the first things a candidate will file.

Why won’t Sowers file his personal paperwork? Is he hiding something? Or is he just overwhelmingly forgetful?

This kind of ethical oversight does not bode well for the future of Sowers’ campaign. If he won’t share the minuscule amount of personal information required on a PFD, whether purposefully or accidentally, how can anyone trust him to be an effective and honest legislator?

Related:

Tommy Sowers Heads East to NEW YORK CITY to raise money from Liberal Friends

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  • 1 Bulletinman // Dec 22, 2009 at 9:14 am

    Is Tommy a lawyer?

  • 2 bud // Dec 23, 2009 at 10:30 am

    He’s too sleazy to be a lawyer. I think he’s a Sikh, or at least he loves them. What a taxpayer funded trip to India to see the Dalai Lama! As he admits, it was a boondoggle.

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