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Columbia Missourian

VOTERS GUIDE: What you need to know for Tuesday's election

By Missourian staff
March 30, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT

Voters will go to the poll on Tuesday to decide who will be the next mayor for Columbia, who will represent the Third and Fourth ward on the City Council, whether to add a three-eighths-cent sales tax to fund emergency management and what power the city has to use eminent domain.

Here is a guide to the Missourian's coverage of the candidates and issues to make sure you are informed when you go to the polls.

Not sure where to vote or if you are eligible? Here is what you need to know before you get to the polls.

Mayoral race

The candidates on the issues

Incumbent Mayor Bob McDavid offers focus, economic development in second term

Sid Sullivan runs for mayor in a bid for change in a diverse community

Third Ward

The candidates on the issues

Numbers drive Gary Kespohl's City Council re-election campaign

Third Ward council candidate Karl Skala wants to reaffirm commitment to Columbia

Fourth Ward

The candidates on the issues

Optimism fuels Fourth Ward Councilman Daryl Dudley in campaign

Ian Thomas strives to bring his ideas and energy to Fourth Ward council seat

Fourth Ward candidate Bill Weitkemper says he would be 'tough but fair' leader

Boone County Proposition #1

Proposition #1 seeks sales tax for 911, emergency centers

Columbia Charter Amendment

Columbia charter amendment would restrict the use of eminent domain