Voters Guide: Sal Nuccio

Candidate for Columbia mayor
Friday, March 12, 2010 | 6:16 p.m. CST; updated 12:34 p.m. CDT, Friday, March 26, 2010

Sal Nuccio, 42, has owned and operated Eastside Tavern for the last 12½ years. The union pipefitters sent Nuccio to the Midwest from New Jersey, where he grew up. Nuccio worked for about six months in the pipefitting business before being laid off.

Nuccio announced that he intended to run for the First Ward seat in 2007 but dropped out of the race two days before the filing period. He has not been attending candidate forums.

Sal Nuccio

ADDRESS: 1016 E. Broadway

PERSONAL: Age 42. He is single.

OCCUPATION: Owner of Eastside Tavern.

EDUCATION: Did not attend college.

BACKGROUND: Came to Columbia 13 years ago to work as a pipefitter, and after six months opened Eastside Tavern. Nuccio announced he would run for the First Ward seat in 2007, but never filed.

ON THE WEB: Nuccio has a Facebook page and a Twitter account.

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