Before you go to the polls on Tuesday, brush up on the candidates and issues in the municipal election.

Here's a Q&A of what you need to know before you go vote. The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. You can find your polling place by checking the website of Boone County Clerk Wendy Noren.

Candidates on the issues

Candidate profiles:

Sixth Ward candidates:

Barbara Hoppe brings historical perspective to third Columbia City Council campaign

Columbia City Council Candidate Bill Tillotson seeks hands-on improvements

Second Ward candidates:

Michael Trapp brings cerebral approach to City Council campaign

Mike Atkinson brings business experience, dedication to City Council race

Columbia City Council candidate Bill Pauls not shy about speaking his mind

School Board candidates:

Rex Cone

Paul Cushing

Christine King

Melvin Blase

School Board ballot issues:

School District bond issue helps raise funds for construction expenses

Tax levy increase aids district's operating budget

More coverage of the School Board election.

City Council candidates on the issues:

City Council candidates discuss future of Columbia bus system

Columbia City Council candidates share perceptions of crime, Police Department

Columbia City Council candidates address ward-specific issues

Second and Sixth Ward City Council candidates share opinions on proposed Enhanced Enterprise Zone

Watch the five City Council candidates' responses to a series of questions in video interviews.

Read a roundup of the other races in Boone County.

A chart explaining council and school board candidates' stances on issues.