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Elections

Candidate Fugit raises most money in fire district race

Phyllis Fugit has raised more than twice as much money as her nearest opponent for the two seats on the Boone County Fire Protection District board of directors.

Airport Advisory Board split on airline offers

The first group to publicly review bids for new essential air service at Columbia Regional Airport was split 4-4 on offering flights to and from Kansas City or Memphis, Tenn.

A closer look at Boone County Fire Protection District Board candidates

The district is expanding its board of directors. Who gets elected will determine the balance of power between Chief Paulsell and the board.

Arch Brooks makes fifth run for Columbia School Board

Arch Brooks is running for a seat on the Columbia School Board. His campaign is focused on creating equality for black students in Columbia Public Schools.

Letter: Sturtz can solve First Ward’s problems

Sturtz is creative, understands economic issues, is a strong communicator, easily accessible, and uninfluenced by special interests.

Career educator Hairston knows education from many sides

Columbia School Board candidate Gale “Hap” Hairston would bring 27 years of experience in education to the board.

School board vice president stays busy with Columbia activities

Darin Preis balances family with the his numerous involvements throughout Columbia, including his role as vice president of the Columbia School Board.

Veterinarian Rose brings experience in business, with children

Columbia School Board candidate Tom Rose says he wants to help balance the budget and narrow the achievement gap.

Letter: Segert’s school board candidacy exciting

Ines Segert would bring energy and open-mindedness to the Columbia School Board.

Segert pushes for school board engagement with public

She decided to seek election because of her concerns over recent decisions made by Columbia Public Schools administration, including the location of the new high school, a tax levy increase being put to voters on the April 8 ballot and curriculum selections, especially integrated math.

Tippin passionate about children, education

To Rosie Tippin, being around children isn’t just something she enjoys — it’s her life.

“It’s kind of in my blood,” said Tippin, who is campaigning for the first time for one of three open seats on the Columbia School Board.

Two Columbia residents chosen to vote at the Democratic National Convention

Missouri Democrats from the Ninth Congressional District chose five delegates to vote at the Democratic National Convention at Thursday night’s congressional district caucus.

Laura Nauser: bringing a business perspective

The Fifth Ward councilwoman tends to support development and objective policy.

April 8 election: A voters guide

The Missourian can help you educate yourself for the municipal election.

Almeta Crayton emphasizes youth as she seeks re-election in First Ward

The Incumbent First Ward councilwoman has drawn three opponents in her bid for another three-year term.

Paul Sturtz: festival co-founder, 'visionary' and energetic candidate

Paul Sturtz is one of four people running for election for the First Ward council seat.

John Clark: financial officer, neighborhood activist and civic enthusiast

John Clark is one of four people running for election for the First Ward council seat.

First Ward candidates discuss North-Central overlay district

An examination of the four First Ward candidates’ stances on the controversial proposal to add a new layer of zoning and design restrictions to the North-Central Columbia neighborhood.

Q&A: City Council candidates discuss priorities, visions for future

Read the candidates’ responses to a Missourian questionnaire.

Karen Baxter: practical nurse, “Grandma Karen” and earnest candidate

Karen Baxter is one of four people running for election for the First Ward council seat.

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