April 7, 2010
Sounds of horns and sirens filled Cosmopolitan Park as the 2010 Tons of Trucks event opened up to the public on Wednesday. Children were able to climb into the drivers seat of trucks ranging from backhoes and ambulances to a SWAT vehicle. The event was sponsored by Columbia Parks and Recreation and Parents as Teachers.
Mayor-elect Bob McDavid gives a speech to attendees and the media alongside his wife Suzanne and son Scott after the announcement of his win at his election result watch party on Tuesday night at Shiloh Bar and Grill.
Mayor-elect Bob McDavid speaks privately to his wife, Suzanne, during his election watch party held at Shiloh Bar & Grill on April 6.
A collection of photos from Bob McDavid's campaign for mayor and his watch party on election night.
Gov. Jay Nixon smiles after a press conference Wednesday, April 7, at the Reynolds Alumni Center at MU. During the talk, Nixon laid out details for budget reform in Missouri.
Gov. Jay Nixon speaks Wednesday, April 7, at the Reynolds Alumni Center at MU. During the talk, Nixon detailed for budget reform in Missouri. The governor talked about ways the state could cut spending in the face of decreased available funds. "Our most pressing challenge is closing a $500 million budget gap, caused by lower-than-normal state revenue," he said.
A map of mayoral election results by precinct shows McDavid winning nearly every outer-city precinct, while Jerry Wade won most of those in the center city.
From left, Lonnie, Karen and Adam Taylor celebrate the passing of Proposition 1, which approves the installation of surveillance cameras in the central business district of Columbia, at mayor-elect Bob McDavid's election result watch party on Tuesday night at Shiloh Bar & Grill.
Columbia School Board Member-elect James A. Whitt and his wife, Annelle, celebrate being elected to a three-year term after receiving 30.2% of the votes Tuesday, at Boone Tavern.
Jan Mees, right middle, speaks with Representative Stephen Webber, left, Tim Harlan, left middle, and Karla Despain, right, at the Mees watch party at Jack's Gourmet Restaurant on Tuesday. Mees won her election for the School Board.
Columbia School Board Member-elect Jonathan Sessions speaks to supporters gathered at Uprise Bakery on Tuesday. Sessions defeated opponent Philip G. Peters, Jr.
Mayor-elect Bob McDavid celebrates his win with his daughter Kim Schmidt, son Scott McDavid, wife Suzanne and members of the Columbia Fire Department on stage at Shiloh Bar and Grill on Tuesday evening. McDavid won the mayor's seat with 54 percent of the vote.
James A. Whitt, Columbia School Board candidate elect, watches with Michelle Pruitt, a current Columbia School Board member, at Boone Tavern as results to Tuesday's election came in showing that Whitt would be elected to a three-year term on the Columbia Pubilc School Board.
Jan Mees, right middle, speaks with Rep. Stephen Webber, left, Tim Harlan, left middle, and Karla Despain, right, at the Mees watch party at Jack's Gourmet Restaurant on Tuesday. Mees won her election for the School Board.
City Council Fourth Ward candidate Daryl Dudley talks with supporters Kathy Weishaar, right, and Pat Wilson at his watch party held at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant. Wilson is Dudley's campaign treasurer and both came out to support Dudley.
Forest "Red" Leighton, right, congratulates Gary Kespohl upon hearing of Kespohl's victory in the Third Ward City Council race against Karl Skala at the Kespohl watch party at Jack's Gourmet Restaurant on Tuesday.
Breakdown of 2010 municipal election results by precinct. Select a race and precinct to see totals.
April 6, 2010
Columbia voters headed to the polls on Tuesday while candidates waited for results at watch parties.
Missouri assistant coach Evan Pratte takes a moment for a conversation with his son Paul after the Tigers' victory over SIUE on Tuesday at Taylor Stadium.
Missouri pitcher Kevin Mahler closed out the game for the Tigers in their victory over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Tuesday at Taylor Stadium.