Trapp, Hoppe win Council races; King, Cushing elected to School Board

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 | 9:53 p.m. CDT; updated 1:45 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Michael Trapp won the Second Ward seat in the Columbia City Council race, according to the final unofficial results from Boone County Clerk Wendy Noren. Incumbent Barbara Hoppe defeated Bill Tillotson for the Sixth Ward seat.

Incumbent Christine King and Paul Cushing won bids for two open spots on the Columbia School Board. Both school district ballot proposals passed.

Second Ward Columbia City Council seat

Michael Trapp: 845 votes, 44.10 percent

Bill Pauls: 685 votes, 35.75 percent

Mike Atkinson: 386 votes, 20.15 percent

Sixth Ward Columbia City Council seat

Barbara Hoppe: 890 votes, 62.94 percent

Bill Tillotson: 524 votes, 37.06 percent

Columbia School Board

Christine King: 9,041 votes, 42.36 percent

Paul Cushing: 4,513 votes, 21.15 percent

Melvin Blase: 3,933 votes, 18.43 percent

Rex Cone: 3,856 votes, 18.07 percent

Columbia school district tax levy increase

Yes: 8,011 votes, 56.38 percent

No: 6,199 votes, 43.62 percent

Columbia school district bond issue

Yes: 8,660 votes, 61.05 percent

No: 5,525 votes, 38.95 percent

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