Some volunteer and others get paid, often working long hours as the November election nears.
The Boone County Clerk's office expects about 32,000 voters to cast the ballots Tuesday that will determine who will move on to November's general election.
Knox County will likely have the highest turnout; Butler County, the lowest.
Sullivan says master plan should be more specific and ensure rural character; Miller says county can't tell developers how to use their land.
Tim Kaine, whose name has made national news this week as a person of interest in Barack Obama's search for a running mate, graduated from MU in 1979 with a bachelor's degree in economics.
Candidates Bob Pund, Sean Spence, Mary Still and Ryan Asbridge discuss their backgrounds and why they're running.
The use of a voluntary questionnaire in setting the appraised values of homes has become a hot issue between the incumbent, Tom Schauwecker, and his challenger, Barbara Bishop.
Days before the Aug. 5 primary, 9th District candidates outlined their views on what immigration policies the United States should have.
Rebecca Bowman Nassikas donated $200,000 to a political committee last week that plans to use the money for TV ads. Missourians for Honest Leadership, formed in Columbia in 2006, has already posted the piece on its Web site, TheFactsOnKoster.com.
The levy would add about $174,000 to district revenue.
Two Democrats are competing for their party's nomination for Boone County public administrator, while Republican John Sullivan is uncontested on the Aug. 5 ballot.
In front of a roaring, standing-room-only crowd at the Missouri University of Science and Technology on Wednesday, Sen. Barack Obama, D—Ill., detailed his economic plan for the nation if he is elected president. The senator stopped in Springfield, Rolla and Union on Wednesday as part of his economic tour through rural Missouri.
Sen. Barack Obama’s rock-star appeal has generated buzz in the media, but many voters are still asking why. About 1,500 came to hear the candidate speak in Rolla on Wednesday.
Five Republicans, four Democrats and one Libertarian hope for their party’s nomination for 9th District Representative to the U.S. Congress.
The candidates highlighted their respective experiences in relation to health care.
Constitution Party has been recertified but will not appear on primary ballot.
He plans to be in Springfield, Rolla and Union.
The candidate, who grew up in Columbia, served two tours in Iraq as a Marine Corps reservist and has worked as an aid to Claire McCaskill.
Cande Iveson was tired of seeing partisanship trump stewardship in the Missouri House of Representatives. And on top of that, she was worried because Jeff Harris was not seeking re-election to the 23rd District seat. So at the end of the 2007 legislative session, Iveson went looking for a new representative.
Six candidates for three county positions open for election — assessor, Southern District commissioner and public administrator — spoke at the League of Women Voters forum Thursday night before the Aug. 5 primary election.