August 4, 2020 Primary Election

Election Information

Election Information available at:
Vote411.org
https://www.showmeboone.com/CLERK/

August 4, 2020 Primary Election

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Polling hours: 6 am – 7 pm CT 
  • Voting-by-mail
    • The deadline to request a ballot by-mail has passed (July 22), but voters can request absentee ballots in-person at their local election office until 5 pm on Monday, August 3.
    • Absentee ballots must be received by election officials by 7 pm on Election Day. 
    • Make sure the form on your absentee ballot envelope is completed, signed, and notarized (unless the voter is using an official health related excuse). 
    • If you requested your absentee ballot, but want to vote in-person, you may go to your polling place and spoil your ballot before voting provisionally. 
  • Polling place look-up: https://voteroutreach.sos.mo.gov/PRD/VoterOutreach/VOSearch.aspx
  • Voters must bring an ID with them to vote in-person (does not have to be a photo ID)
    • Voters without ID can cast a provisional ballot
    • In-person curbside voting is available for voters who request it

 VOTER PROTECTION HOTLINE

This is a hotline to call if you observe problems with voting.

  • Election Protection:  866-OUR-VOTE

INFORMATIONAL VIDEOS OF LWVCBC PROGRAMS RELATED TO THIS ELECTION

Here is a link to a video of the candidate forum with the Republican candidates for Northern Boone County Commissioner

https://youtu.be/0HuJ3vmMUVE

Here is a link to a video of the Forum on Medicaid Expansion held July 14
Amendment 2 – Pro/Con – August Election 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPu5ur6RMYc&feature=youtu.be

Here is a link to the recording of the LWV program about the “Human Impact of Medicaid Expansion”
that was held on Zoom on July 16, 2020. 

 

Candidate Forum – July 23 for the August Primary

Information about the August election can be found at this link: https://lwvcbc.org/elections/  and Vote411.org

Here is a link to a video of the Forum on Medicaid Expansion held July 14
Amendment 2 – Pro/Con – August Election 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPu5ur6RMYc&feature=youtu.be

Here is a link to the recording of the LWV program about the Human Impact of Medicaid Expansion
that was held on Zoom on July 16, 2020.

Candidate Forum
Contested Race on the August Primary Ballot
Thursday, July 23, 2020
7:00 p.m.
on Zoom

The only local contested race in the August 4, 2020 Primary Election is the Republican nomination for Northern Boone County Commissioner. The candidates are Brenndan Riddles, Jim Musgraves, Sam Boyce and Tristan Asbury.

Barbara Hoppe will serve as moderator.

Each candidate will make a two-minute opening statement. Then the LWV will have a few questions to start off the Q&A, followed by some audience questions via Chat. Finally, each candidate will make a one-minute closing statement.

The winner of the primary election will face current Northern Boone County Commissioner Janet Thompson on the November 3 general election.

Here is the link to the Zoom invitation to view the forum:

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Jul 23, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: LWV-CBC Candidates Forum-Columbia
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Or iPhone one-tap :
    US: +16465588656,,86929919146#  or +13017158592,,86929919146#
Or Telephone:
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Webinar ID: 869 2991 9146
    International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/ktxZ5h5tc

Two Upcoming Events – Minority Health Disparities (Tuesday) and Medicaid Expansion (Thursday)

Here is a link to a video of the Forum on Medicaid Expansion held July 14
Amendment 2 – Pro/Con – August Election 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPu5ur6RMYc&feature=youtu.be

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Minority Disparities in Health
Lunch & Learn
on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at noon
via Zoom.

Guest presenters
Mahree Skala and Steve Calloway

The presenters will discuss minority disparities in health, the social determinants of health, and implications for universal health care coverage. An invitation to view the forum will be sent to members and posted on our website and our Facebook page when available.

Mahree Skala, a longtime resident of Columbia, holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and a master’s in psychology from MU. She worked in various roles at the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and then as Executive Director of the MO Association of Local Public Health Agencies. After retiring, she serves on the Columbia/Boone County Board of Health and chairs the LWV Health and Mental Health Committee.
Steve Calloway, also a long time Columbia resident, worked as a pharmacist at the University Hospital for 37 years. He has served on boards for Medicaid agencies assisting with drug policy. After retiring from MU he became the Director of Pharmacy for Missouri’s Medicaid program, MO HealthNet Division. He also served on the Columbia School Board from 2006 to 2009 and has served as
president of the Minority Men’s Network and Educational Foundation, an organization formed by late community leaders Eliot Battle and Arvarh Strickland in 1998.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Jul 14, 2020 11:45 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: LWV-CBC Lunch & Learn-Minority Disparities and Medicaid Expansion

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87995552961




The Human Impact of Medicaid Expansion
Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
on Zoom

Guest Presenters
Dr. Heidi Miller (St. Louis Regional Health Commission)
Jack Cardetti (Yes on 2 campaign)

They will talk about the human impact of Medicaid expansion and address the economic benefits of Amendment 2.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Jul 16, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: LWV-CBC Medicaid Expansion Forum

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86805498891

Both programs will be moderated by Barbara Hoppe and audience members may pose questions via Chat.

For more information about Medicaid Expansion, go to this link: LWVMO Medicaid Expansion Fact Sheet

Medicaid Expansion Debate


Medicaid Expansion Forum
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
7:00 p.m.
On Zoom

This forum will feature two speakers presenting the PRO and the CON of Medicaid Expansion which is on the August 4 ballot.

Panelists:
Dina van der Zalm, from Missouri Rural Crisis Center (PRO)
Steve Spellman, local conservative columnist (CON)
Barbara Hoppe, Moderator

Audience members may pose questions via Chat. The program will also be recorded for later viewing.

Here is how to connect to this Zoom webinar:

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Jul 7, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: LWV-CBC Medicaid Expansion Pros and Cons

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84795076467

Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +13017158592,,84795076467# or +13126266799,,84795076467#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 9128
Webinar ID: 847 9507 6467
International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kc2s6PxhJC
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