Candidate & Ballot Issue Forum
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
6:30 p.m. (refreshments 6:00 p.m.)
Columbia Public Library
This forum will feature candidates for the three contested primary election races in Boone County on August 7.*
Associate Circuit Judge, Division 9
Associate Circuit Judge, Division 11
Boone County Presiding Commissioner
Statewide Ballot Issue: Proposition A (Known as “Right to Work”
Matthew Panik – Mo Chamber of Commerce – (pro) Prop A
Paul Rainsberger – former Chair of Labor Studies, Univ. of MO System – (con) Prop A
Local Ballot Issue: Proposition 1 – Water bond
Tad Johnsen– Columbia Water & Light Dept.
Moderators: David Lile and Renee Hulsoff
KFRU will broadcast the forum live.
The Columbia Public Library is a cosponsor of this event which is free and open to the public.
*(Note: All candidates in the contested races are Democrats. The non-contested races will also be on the ballot.)
Candidate and Ballot Issue Forum
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
6:30 p.m. (6:00 p.m. refreshments)
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room
Columbia City Council, Ward 2
Columbia School Board (Two positions open)
Boone Hospital Board of Trustees
Boone County Fire District Board (Two positions open)
Columbia School District – Ballot Issue
Dr. Peter Stiepleman, superintendent
Dr. Stiepelman will make a presentation and answer questions about the issue.
The Columbia City Council Ward 6 seat is up for election, but only one candidate (Betsy Peters) is running unopposed and will not be included in the forum.
We are expecting KFRU Radio to broadcast the forum live and David Lile and Renee Hulshof will serve as moderators.
The Columbia Public Library is cosponsoring this event which is free and open to the public.