June 2, 2020 Municipal Elections


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This election was originally scheduled for April 7, 2020, but was moved to June 2, 2020, because of concerns about the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). This does not re-open voter registration for this election. Ballots already printed for April 7 can be used at the postponed date of June 2.

Interested in Absentee Voting?

The Boone County Clerk is encouraging people to consider applying for an absentee ballot if they are following CDC and/or local public health department directives to stay-at-home, quarantine, or stay in confinement to avoid exposure to COVID-19 illness. Following CDC and/or local public health department directives to stay-at-home, quarantine or socially distance to avoid exposure to COVID-19 can be a form of “confinement due to illness.”

Columbia Missourian, “Voters seeking to avoid COVID-19 can apply for absentee ballots.

General Information

BOONE COUNTY RACES

  • This is a select list of contested races and ballot issues for Ashland and Columbia. Here is a full list of candidates and issues from the Boone County Clerk’s Office, including all races in Ashland, Columbia, Southern Boone County, Hallsville, Rocheport, Sturgeon, Centralia and other Municipalities.

ASHLAND

Mayor (2 Year Term, Vote for 1)

  • Dorise Slinker
  • Richard Sullivan

Alderman, Ward One (2 Year Term, Vote for 1)

  • Bryan Bradford

Alderman, Ward Two (2 Year Term, Vote for 1)

  • Stephen Dullard
  • Melissa Old

Alderman, Ward Three (2 Year Term, Vote for 1)

  • Rick Lewis

Southern Boone School Board, R-1 School District (Vote for 3)

  • Tiffany Clevenger
  • Amy Marie Begemann.
  • Dawn Sapp
  • Kevin J. Schupp
  • Ashlee Vaughn
  • Neal R. Lines

Southern Boone Fire Protection District Proposition

Shall Southern Boone County Fire Protection District, issue its general obligation bonds in the amount of $3,200,000 for the purpose of paying costs of acquiring fire trucks, apparatus and equipment and constructing, furnishing and equipping a fire station?

COLUMBIA

Council Member, First Ward (Vote for 1)

  • Pat Fowler
  • Greg Pierson
  • Mark Anderson

Council Member, Fifth Ward (Vote for 1)

  • Matt Pitzer

Board of Education (Vote for 3)

  • Christopher (Chris) Horn
  • Johnathan Sessions
  • Helen L. Wade
  • David Seamon

Columbia School District Special Election Question

Shall The School District of Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, issue its general obligation bonds in the amount of Twenty Million Dollars ($20,000,000) for the purpose of paying costs of acquiring, constructing, improving, extending, repairing, remodeling, renovating, furnishing and equipping new and existing school facilities and acquiring land therefor, including, without limitation, enhancing safety and security, improving facilities to comply with accessibility requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), renovating and upgrading aging facilities, improving outdoor high school athletic facilities, repairing or replacing roofs, windows, parking lots, and heating and air conditioning?

Approval of this question is expected to result in no increase of the District’s current debt service tax levy, which is estimated to remain at $0.9719 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation.

CALLAWAY COUNTY RACES

  • This is a select list of contested races and ballot issues for Fulton and Holts Summit.  Here is a compiled ballot with all races and issues for the area from the Callaway County Clerk’s Office.

Callaway County Library District Proposition L

“Shall the $0.20 per one hundred dollars assessed valuation levy for the county library be increased to $0.26 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation?”

FULTON

Councilman, Ward 1 (Vote for 1)

  • Ballard Simmons

Councilman Ward 2 (Vote for 1)

  • Mary Rehklau

Councilman, Ward 3 (Vote for 1)

  • John A. Braun

Councilman Ward 4 (Vote for 1)

  • Bob Washington
  • Steve Moore

Fulton No. 58 School District Board of Education (Vote for 3)

  • Emily Omohundro
  • Todd Gray
  • Joseph “Joe” Davis
  • Connie Epperson

City of Fulton Tax Question

Shall the city of Fulton impose a local use tax at the same rate as the total local sales tax rate, currently 2.5%, with the first $200,000.00 of annual revenues to be designated for Police and Fire capital expenditures, provided that if the local sales tax rate is reduced or raised by voter approval, the local use tax rate shall also be reduced or raised by the same action? A use tax return shall not be required to be filed by persons whose purchase from out-of-state vendors do not in total exceed two thousand dollars in any calendar year.

Fulton Public School District No. 58 Proposition S

Shall the Board of Education of the Fulton Public School District No. 58 of Callaway County, Missouri, without an estimated increase in the current debt service property tax levy, borrow money in the amount of Twenty Seven Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($27,500,000) for the purpose of providing funds for the site development, acquisition, construction, equipping, furnishing and betterment of school facilities including, without limitation, secure entrances at all schools; security camera upgrades, intercom improvements, and other security enhancements; a High School gymnasium addition; High School theatre improvements; renovations to the gymnasium at the Middle School; additional classrooms at the Middle School; a new school for Kindergarten students at the Fulton Early Childhood Center or purchase an existing building for renovation to create those new classrooms based upon cost analysis; parking lot addition at the Athletic Complex; District-wide heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, parking lots, and sidewalk improvements; to the extent funds are available, complete other repairs and improvements to the existing facilities of the District; and issue bonds for the payment thereof?

If this proposition is approved, the adjusted debt service levy of the School District is estimated to remain unchanged at $0.7612 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation of real and personal property.

HOLTS SUMMIT

Mayor

  • Landon Oxley

Alderman Ward 1

  • Sharon Schlueter

Alderman Ward 2

  • Susan Sundermeyer