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Missourian audio about the election

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 | 5:53 p.m. CST; updated 9:33 p.m. CST, Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Listen here to learn more about the election from around Boone County today.

Last-minute voters talk at the Family Health Center

Last-minute voters at the Family Health Center say the news media did not influence how they voted. 

Voters cast ballots at MU's Life Sciences Center

More than 1,600 voters cast their ballot at MU's Life Sciences Center on Election Day.

Voters not all discouraged by lines

Long lines at the Memorial Union universal polling place did not stop many first time voters from casting their ballot.

Issues bring out Columbia voters

Residents discuss what local issues brought them to the polls early on Election Day. Between 7 and 8 a.m., voters were able to amble quickly up the stairs at Boone County Public Library.

Columbia voters discuss issues

Voters discuss what the most important issues on the ballot are to them. Between 7 and 9 a.m. at Grace Bible Church, most citizens said the presidential election was most important, but others were concerned with the propositions.

Election monitors travel from overseas

This is the first year David Heath has traveled to the U.S. to participate in election monitoring. Heath, a member of the Parliament from Great Britain, is leading a team of international experts to check that people get a free and fair chance to vote without any irregularities.

Issues at the polls

Citizens discuss what issues brought them to the polls early on Election Day.


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