Interactive graphic: August 2008 primary election results [Graphic]

Interactive graphic: Click here to see how Boone County voters picked in the Aug. 5 primary election.

Interactive graphic: Local race results [Graphic]

The following are results from county races in Tuesday's primary.

Kenny Hulshof goes to acceptance speech [Photo]

Missouri gubernatorial candidate and U.S. Rep. Kenny Hulshof, R-Mo., is greeted by supporters as he makes his way to the stage to give his victory speech Tuesday in Columbia.

Jeff Harris on Tuesday [Photo]

Jeff Harris, right, greets Judy and Jim Elliott at the primary election watch party Tuesday night. Harris lost his bid for the Democratic attorney general nomination.

Kenny Hulshof supporters [Photo]

Supporters of Kenny Hulshof mingle as the Hulshof campaign crew announces that the incoming vote tally looks promising for the candidate Tuesday night at the Holiday Inn Executive Suites in Columbia.

Voting machines explained [Photo]

Election judge Michael Lombardo explains the electronic voting machine to June Hurdle before she casts her vote at Woodcrest Chapel on Tuesday afternoon.

Judy Baker at HuHot Mongolian Grill on Tuesday [Photo]

Judy Baker, Democratic candidate for Ninth District representative to the U.S. Congress., celebrates with her daughter, Lauren, at her watch party at HuHot Mongolian Grill on Tuesday.

Sid Sullivan at a watch party on Tuesday [Photo]

Democratic candidate for Boone County Southern District commissioner Sid Sullivan talks with his Web designer, Erica Brewer (not pictured), during a watch party at his house on Tuesday. Sullivan lost his bid for the nomination to Karen Miller. She won 6,111 votes, or 70.6 percent of the ballots cast, to Sullivan's 2,544 votes, or 29.4 percent.

Barbara Bishop at a watch party on Tuesday [Photo]

Democratic candidate for assessor Barbara Bishop, left, talks with Judy Hubbard at Bishop's watch party at Boone County Southern District commissioner candidate Sid Sullivan's house. Bishop and Sullivan became friends during their campaigns. "That's the best part about this, and I think Sid will agree, you meet some great people," Bishop said.

Sean Spence at Houlihan's on Tuesday [Photo]

Democratic candidate for the Missouri House’s 25th District Sean Spence greets Mark Buhrmester, left, the executive director of the Boone County Democratic Party, at Spence's watch party at Houlihan's on Tuesday. Buhrmester said he is not taking sides in the races between Democrats.

Blaine Luetkemeyer at an election watch party on Tuesday [Photo]

Blaine Luetkemeyer, a candidate for U.S. representative for Missouri's Ninth District of Congress, holds his granddaughter, Riley Hammond, at an election watch party on Tuesday.

Tom Schauwecker at Shiloh Bar and Grill [Photo]

Assessor candidate Tom Schauwecker talks to supporter Joe Cady at Shiloh Bar and Grill. Supporters gathered for a watch party Tuesday night.

Bob Pund at Billiards on Broadway on Tuesday [Photo]

Bob Pund, left, a candidate for state representative for the 25th District, talks to Stephen Rooke, 21, of Denver, during Pund's watch party at Billiards on Broadway in downtown Columbia on Tuesday night.

Mary Still at watch party Tuesday night [Photo]

Mary Still, a candidate for Missouri state representative in the 25th District, talks to Frieda McKee of Columbia during Still's election watch party Tuesday night in Columbia.

Stephen Webber at Shiloh Bar and Grill [Photo]

Stephen Webber talks to supporter Steve Martin at Shiloh Bar and Grill in Columbia on Tuesday night.

Tigers grace Sports Illustrated cover [Photo]

Missouri football has joined some elite company. On the cover of Sports Illustrated at least.
The magazine features quarterback Chase Daniel, linebacker Sean Weatherspoon and wide receiver Jeremy Maclin on the front of its annual college football preview issue. According to, the issue hits newstands Wednesday.
Other covers feature Georgia, Ohio State, USC and Florida.
It is the second time in less than a year that the football team has graced the cover. The first was after a victory in November over archrival Kansas lifted the Tigers to No. 1 in the polls.
The Tigers are ranked No. 4 in Sports Illustrated’s preseason rankings.

Phyllis Chase 2 [Photo]

Missouri freshman quarterback Blaine Gabbert prepares to pass [Photo]

Missouri freshman quarterback Blaine Gabbert prepares his pass for freshman tight end Andrew Jones during practice Tuesday morning.

Betty Sheridan election judge [Photo]

Election Judge Betty Sheridan helps Kim Buckman get set up to vote at Liberty Baptist Church on Tuesday, August 8, 2008. Among other things, Sheridan is responsible for making sure that voters vote in the correct location, that nobody votes twice and to make sure everything involved with the process is secure and accurate.

Video: Phyllis Chase announces her retirement from Columbia Public Schools [Video]

VIDEO: After five years of service, Columbia Public Schools Superintendent Phyllis Chase announces her retirement. Her final day is scheduled for Aug. 31.