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Charles Kullmann

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Charles Kullmann
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Candidate for
Lieutenant Governor of Missouri
ProfessionRetired federal employee
Charles Kullmann was a 2012 Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Missouri in the 2012 elections. He lost in the August 7th primary election to incumbent Peter Kinder.[1]


Kullman was born in St. Louis, MO. He is a retired federal employee, having worked 50 years as an executive in the government. He holds a J.D., earned eight college degrees, and taught night college courses in business and finance for 48 years.[2]



See also: Missouri lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2012

Kullmann sought the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor of Missouri in 2012. He ran on the basis of "faith and family values."[2] but fell to incumbent Peter Kinder in the August 7th primary election.[1]

  • Primary
Missouri Lieutenant Governor Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Kinder Incumbent 43.8% 255,064
Brad Lager 41.2% 239,735
Mike Carter 8.2% 47,515
Charles W. Kullmann 6.9% 39,940
Total Votes 582,254
Election Results via Missouri Secretary of State.

In a candidate questionnaire submitted to The Southeast Missourian, Kullmann answered the following questions:[2]

  • What can the lieutenant governor do to attract more jobs and economic development to Missouri?
A: "Cut out unnecessary red-tape. Assist returning Veterans to obtain employment. Seek help from commercial organizations and faith groups."
  • The current lieutenant governor has made clear his personal opposition to health care reform. What do you think of the law?
A: "Law should be amended to eliminate contraceptives and abortion inducing drugs. Basic support should be given for people in need."
  • How can the lieutenant governor best serve the state of Missouri?
A: "Experienced handling of Veteran's Affairs. Assisting Senior Citizens with paperwork and government regulations."
  • Closing Remarks:
A: I'm campaigning on the basis of faith and family values. Recommend a 5% pay increase for all Missouri State employees earning less than $40,000 per year."


Kullman was married to the late Bernice Kullman. He has six children.[2]

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