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Hillary Shields

Running for State Senate 8
Election: Nov. 7, 2017

Hillary Shields was raised in Kirksville, Missouri, and earned a 2006 bachelor’s degree in sociology and anthropology from Truman State University, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. An active member of her community, Shields helped create and lead a grassroots movement fighting for health care, education and economic fairness for Missouri families. She decided to run for office to serve as a real voice for Missourians who need a living wage, access to quality public education and affordable health care. Shields works as a paralegal at Polsinelli in Kansas City.