Election 2012: Your Voices
The Columbia Missourian is gathering observations, reactions and pictures on social media from mid-Missouri voters on Election Day. Check back to see what people are saying.
Wayne Behymer discusses the potential pitfalls of expressing political opinions in a town the size of Columbia, where you know so many of the players.
Some mid-Missourians say they think being involved in politics is critically important. To find out what drives them, we're asking people about their political motivation and involvement.
Aline Kultgen, civil liberties co-chair for the League of Women Voters of Columbia, discusses her motivations for being politically involved.
This election season is important in terms of economics, civil liberties and the environment, according to Missourian reader and commenter Derrick Fogle.
MU students would ask the presidential candidates questions on a variety of topics, such as financial aid, education and a compensation plan for veterans.
Before Thursday's vice-presidential debate, we asked MU students at a nonpartisan watch party what they thought about the candidates' personalities.
Tom Wright, vice president of the Mizzou College Democrats, thinks if people aren't politically aware and don't vote they are essentially saying they don't care what happens in the country or how it will affect them.
Readers join the conversation on how effective a higher cigarette tax would be.
Despite a disappointing first presidential debate, citizens should still show up to the polls on Election Day to support a candidate.
We want to hear your thoughts about new proposed cigarette tax increase.
We asked MU students attending a debate watch party Wednesday at Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center what questions they'd ask the presidential candidates.
Frequent Missourian commenter Frank Christian describes his motivation for being conservative and staying politically aware.
Boone County Democratic Central Committee Chairman Homer Page chooses to be politically involved this election season because he believes this campaign, more than any other, is about what it means to be an American.
Would you participate in a virtual watch party on your mobile device for election night?