COLUMBIA ELECTION: McDavid, Skala, Thomas prevail

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 | 12:10 a.m. CDT; updated 10:43 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Columbia residents and candidates gathered Tuesday evening in downtown locations to watch the election results unfold. Mayor Bob McDavid was re-elected, Karl Skala won the Third Ward council seat and Ian Thomas won in the Fourth Ward.

COLUMBIA — Mayor Bob McDavid was re-elected to a second term Tuesday, but challengers Karl Skala and Ian Thomas defeated incumbents to win seats on the City Council.

Voters also approved a sales tax in Boone County and a charter amendment restricting the use of eminent domain in Columbia.

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