McDavid beats five opponents to become mayor

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 | 11:03 p.m. CDT; updated 12:56 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, April 7, 2010

COLUMBIA — Physician Bob McDavid will be the next mayor of Columbia after cruising to a relatively easy victory in a six-way race to replace five-term incumbent Darwin Hindman, who did not seek re-election.