Jackson Testing Waters For Governor's Race

1 decade 2 years 6 months ago Friday, September 14 2007 Sep 14, 2007 Friday, September 14, 2007 5:37:29 AM CDT September 14, 2007 in News
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JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - He's tested some of the nation's top military aircraft. Now Jack Jackson is testing the waters in the governor's race. Jackson is paying for a public opinion poll being conducted this week that pits him against Republican Gov. Matt Blunt and Democratic Attorney General Jay Nixon in a series of questions. Jackson says he is testing whether to run in the 2008 Republican primary against Blunt. But he acknowledges there is only a slim chance he will actually enter the race. Jackson narrowly lost a Republican primary last year for state auditor. Before that he served two terms in the state House and was a chief test pilot for the Boeing Company. He also served as a Marine combat pilot during the Vietnam War.

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