Hoppe retains City Council seat; Second Ward elects Trapp

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 | 11:36 p.m. CDT; updated 12:04 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, April 4, 2012

COLUMBIA — Sixth Ward Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe and Second Ward candidate Michael Trapp pulled out election victories on Tuesday, as voters solidified the progressive wing of the City Council and rejected Sixth Ward candidate Bill Tillotson's controversial campaign marked with negative advertisements.