Columbia votes on Super Tuesday
Residents braved cold and rainy conditions to cast their votes and campaign for their favorites
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 | 12:09 p.m. CST;
updated 10:59 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008
Pat Fowler, a Barack Obama campaign volunteer, stumps for her candidate at the intersection of Broadway and Garth Avenue early Tuesday morning.
Check back here through the day as our photographers capture images from Super Tuesday.
Election officials, from left, Millie Smith, Ilene Todd, Mary Helen Allen, Judy Ganey, Robert McClure and Michelle Pruitt wait for voters to arrive at the voting place at the Columbia Public Library, 100 W. Broadway, during Missouri’s presidential primary on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008.
Election officials Ilene Todd, left, and Mary Helen Allen review voter registration records while waiting for voters to arrive at the voting place at the Columbia Public Library, 100 W. Broadway, during Missouri’s presidential primary on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008.
Election official Michelle Pruitt sets up “I Voted” stickers for voters at the voting place at the Columbia Public Library, 100 W. Broadway, during Missouri’s primary on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008.
Election judges, from left to right, Sandra Elbert, Michelle Denney, Misty Mings, poll watcher Ron Powers, Marjorie Bay and Marta Holmes chat during a lull in the voting at Fairview Elementary School on Tuesday. The Fairview school polling place had more than 160 voters cast ballots between 7 and 8 a.m.
Glenn Rehn and Caitlin Ellis find each other wearing Barack Obama T-shirts while gathering with fellow volunteers at Cherry Street Artisan to plan an early morning visibility campaign during rush hour traffic.
Carl Willis, an election official at the Fairview Elementary School polling place, hands an "I Voted" sticker to 5-year-old Amelia Drury, daughter of Tina Drury on Tuesday morning. Tina Drury was one of the first people to use the electronic voting machine this morning; her daughter helped her make her selection in Missouri's primary election.
Laura Jost, left, and Katie Preston sign voters in to cast their ballots Tuesday at the Unity Center of Columbia. The Unity Center had a steady flow of traffic throughout the early morning despite thunderstorms and heavy rain.
Voters wait in line Tuesday for their ballots for Missouri's presidential primary as election officials check registration records at the polling place inside the Activity and Recreation Center.
Sandra Elbert, left, and Michelle Denney pass a paper ballot to a voter Tuesday morning at Fairview Elementary School. Voters were given the choice of using a traditional paper ballot or the new electronic voting machine.
Voters carry umbrellas when leaving the polling place at Columbia's Activities & Recreation Center at 1701 W. Ash after casting their votes in Missouri's presidential primary on Tuesday.
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