Chris Horn's platform encompasses three areas: early childhood education, equity and inclusion, and teachers' work conditions.
Helen Wade stresses further conversation and engagement with parents while ensuring the district's community impact.
Jonathan Sessions wants to continuing giving back to his community by expanding post-high school opportunities.
Serving on the Columbia School Board would be the next step in the father of three's life of service.
After years of volunteer public service, the North-Central Columbia resident is making her first bid for elected office.
The Clayton native and MU student, at just 19, is making a bid for the First Ward seat on the Columbia City Council.
The self-employed landscaper is one of three people vying for the First Ward seat on the Columbia City Council.
With the deadline to register to vote arriving Wednesday, Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft urges Missourians to understand the new options in 2020.
The event will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Stephens Lake Park amphitheater.
Greg Pierson, 19, was attempting to become the youngest member on the Columbia City Council.
Lyn Woolford was put on administrative leave in February after refusing to remove the mayor's girlfriend from her home.
The voter turnout percentage was slightly lower than similar municipal elections in 2017, according to county records.
Longtime community activist Pat Fowler wins First Ward City Council seat with 69% of the vote.
City Council Candidate Q&As
The Missourian solicited written answers to a set of 11 standardized questions from the four candidates for the Columbia City Council. Pat Fowler, Greg Pierson and Mark Anderson are seeking a three-year term representing the First Ward, while Matt Pitzer is running unopposed for a second term representing the Fifth Ward.
Equitable distribution of aid, careful city spending are important, City Council hopefuls say.
Inviting central-city initiatives is a common theme.
Two candidates envision a robust citywide transit system, while two others would target areas with the most need.
Spate of deaths in 2019 prompts calls for action.
Whether and how to regulate Airbnb and other services remains a vexing question.
The four council candidates identify the most important issues in the wards they seek to represent.
The plan will guide development of 30 square miles west of existing city limits.
How First Ward projects fit into larger city strategy remains a question.
City council candidates have plans to achieve the goal of reaching 100% renewable energy in Columbia by 2035.
Most would focus on the water and electric utilities first.
The four people seeking seats on the council describe their leadership styles.
The unanimous ruling leaves in place laws in 32 states and D.C. that bind electors to support the popular-vote winner.
MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. — At the foot of Mount Rushmore and on the eve of Independence Day, President Donald Trump dug deeper into America's divisions by accusing protesters who have pushed for racial justice of engaging in a “merciless campaign to wipe out our history.”
JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi just ditched its Confederate-themed state flag. Later this year, the state's voters will decide whether to dump a statewide election process that dates to the Jim Crow era.
The high court’s action will keep the documents out of congressional hands at least until the case is resolved.
Thousands of Black activists will hold a virtual convention to produce political agenda that builds on protests that followed George Floyd’s death.
Arizona’s Republican governor has shut down bars, movie theaters, gyms and water parks amid a dramatic resurgence of coronavirus cases.
The challengers have tapped into the wounded progressive movement’s desire for transformational change suddenly animated by sweeping civil rights protests across America.
DACA recipients now retain their protection from deportation and their authorization to work in the United States.
Jones was elected to the council in 2015 and ran unsuccessfully for mayor in 2017.