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Missourian slideshows about the election

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 | 6:47 p.m. CST; updated 4:22 a.m. CST, Wednesday, November 5, 2008

The Missourian has been documenting the 2008 election in slideshows. Click here to watch and listen.

First-time voter discusses experience

Amy Davis, 18, is a freshman journalism student at MU and a first-time voter. Davis was undecided until a week ago on whom she would vote for in the presidential race.

What influences people to vote?

Outside polling places at the Columbia Public Library and Rock Bridge High School, voters discuss what influences them to get out and vote.

What brings First Ward residents out to vote

Residents turned out midday to cast their ballots at the Armory Sports and Community Center, located at 701 E. Ash St. Voters said they wanted change and for their voices to be heard.

West Columbia voters

At 1 p.m. on Election Day, voters at the Activity and Recreation Center talk about what brings them to vote.

What brings people in the east side of town out to vote

Residents turned out early to cast their ballots at Campus Lutheran Church located at 304 S. College Ave. Voters’ concerns included health care reform, the character of candidates and negative campaigning.

Hear voters talk about why they think this election is important.

What it means to volunteer

Mary von Schoenborn volunteers to help a political campaign for the first time.


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