48 percent of Boone County voters turn out for primary, choose Romney, Obama

Wednesday, February 6, 2008 | 1:05 a.m. CST; updated 1:46 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — Boone County residents who voted in the presidential primary on Tuesday differed overall with those statewide, picking Barack Obama as their overwhelming favorite for the Democratic nomination and Mitt Romney as the most popular Republican in the race.