Obama inching closer to Democratic nomination

Democratic presidential candidates still running close race. Indiana voters choose Hillary Clinton; North Carolina voters select Barack Obama.

Voter registration soars in the first few months of 2008

In Boone County, increases have not been as sharp as in other states, but registration has increased 5 or 6 percent here over the past four months compared to the numbers in 2004, said Boone County Clerk Wendy Noren.

Nixon announces higher education plan

His proposed Missouri Promise plan would create a path to a four-year degree for students by providing a scholarship to qualifying students to cover college or university costs.

Letter: Sean Spence for a bipartisan state

Sean believes not in bickering on the house floor but in reaching out to local leaders of the political opposition to create a working bipartisan system.

Republicans of the 9th Congressional District clash at convention

Republicans of the 9th Congressional District (including Boone and 25 other counties) met Saturday to elect three delegates to the state convention, select a presidential elector, and to review amendments proposed for the party platform.

And they did, but the procedure was not without controversy.

Voting patterns show views on election

Breaking down election results into precincts provides a more precise look at how voters felt about the candidates and issues on the ballot.

Interactive map of election results

Search our interactive map of election results by voting precinct and census data to find out how your neighbors voted on county and city ballot issues.

Jefferson City voters keep ban on casino gambling

Elections took place across Missouri on Tuesday.

Fugit and Williamson win fire district election

The two winners of the Boone County Fire Protection District board of directors are announced.

Boone County Ballot Roundup

Here’s a look at the results of election races and issues in Boone County’s smaller towns, cities and school districts.

Rose, Tippin, Segert fill school board seats

Incumbent Tom Rose collected the most votes of any other candidate in his victory Tuesday. Rosie Tippin and Ines Segert are the newest additions to the school board.

Voters say no, loudly, to school tax levy

Superintendent Phyllis Chase says the district will listen to the message sent by voters.

City, county sewer bonds pass overwhelmingly

Eighty-four percent of Columbia voters favored the $77 million bond, and almost 80 pecent of county voters favored an additional $21 million in bonds.

Paul Sturtz defeats three-term incumbent Almeta Crayton for First Ward City Council seat

Paul Sturtz, co-founder of Ragtag Cinemacafe and the True/False Film Festival, will become the First Ward’s new City Council representative.

Voters share: How they made their decisions

Voter vignette: Election judge doesn’t mind long hours

Judy Ganey worked nearly 16 hours at the Columbia Public Library polling place on Tuesday but says democracy is worth the sacrifice.

First Ward voters offer advice to council member

Voters cite myriad issues as important to the city’s most diverse ward.

Voters weigh in on school district issues

Factors impacting decisions included trust in the district, the current economy and the welfare of children.

Volunteers look ahead to November

Volunteers waited outside the Activity and Recreation Center to gather signatures on petitions for initiatives they hope will appear on the November ballot during the municipal election on Tuesday.

Vote Tuesday

Find answers to your questions about what's on the ballot, where to vote, what to take to the polls, etc.