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Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall Meeting with State Legislators
Thursday, February 2, 2017
7:00 p.m. (6:30 p.m. refreshments)
Columbia Public Library

All of our state legislators have been invited.

Missouri House of Representatives
Cheri Toalson Reisch (R) – 44th District
Kip Kendrick (D) – 45th District
Martha Stevens (D) – 46th District
Chuck Basye (R) – 47th District

Missouri Senate
Caleb Rowden (R) – 19th District

Plan to attend this public event to learn about the legislative priorities, and to have an opportunity to ask questions, of our elected officials.

This event is cosponsored by the Columbia Public Library and is free and open to the public.

Note that House District 50 is currently vacant, as Rep. Caleb Jones has taken a position with the Governor’s Office.

 

General Election Forums

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LWV Candidate and Ballot Issue Forums

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Columbia Public Library, 100 W. Broadway
6:30 p.m. (6:00 p.m. refreshments)

Candidates for the following districts:

 State Rep., 44th District – Tom Pauley (D) and Cheri Reisch (R)
State Rep., 46th District – Martha Stevens (D) and Don Waterman (R)
State Rep., 47th District – Susan McClintock (D) and Chuck Basye (R)

and

State Senate, 19th District – Stephen Webber (D) and Caleb Rowden (R)

Also:
Constitutional Amendment 6 – “Photo Voter ID” – Pro and Con

KFRU’s David Lile will moderate this forum.


Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Columbia Public Library, 100 W. Broadway
6:30 p.m. (6:00 p.m. refreshments)

Candidates for the following:

State Rep., 45th District – Kip Kendrick (D) and William Ray Lee (I)

Northern Boone County Commissioner – Janet Thompson (D) and Brenndan Riddles (R)
Southern Boone County District – Brianna Lennon (D) and Fred Parry (R)

We will also present pro and con positions for Amendment 1, 2, 3 and 4 and Proposition A.

KFRU’s Renee Hulshof will moderate this forum.

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Primary Election Forums

Primary Election Forums
(Contested Races)

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Columbia Public Library — Friends Room
6:30 p.m. (refreshments at 6:00 p.m.)

Moderator: Renee Hulshoff, KFRU

Boone County Commissioner – Southern District
Democrats: Ted Farnen, Trevor Fowler, Brianna Lennon, Ann Peters, and Sid Sullivan
Republicans: Matt Cavanaugh, Fred Parry and  James Pounds

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Thursday, July 14, 2016
Columbia Public Library — Friends Room
6:30 p.m. (refreshments at 6:00 p.m.)

Moderator: David Lile, KFRU

13th Judicial Court
Democrats: Deborah Daniels and Jeff Harris

State House of Representatives, District 46
Democrats: Cathy Richards and Martha Stevens

Boone County Public Administrator
Democrats: Sonja Boone and Chimene Schwach

Ballot Issues

Prop. 1 – Proposed increase in Columbia Hotel Tax

Pro: Matt McCormick, Columbia Chamber of Commerce
Con: Glyn Laverick, Columbia Hotel Association

Prop. 2 – Continuation of Sales Tax on sales of out of state vehicle purchases
Mike Matthes, Columbia City Manager

 

The public is invited to these election forums, cosponsored by the Columbia Public Library. The date of the primary election is August 2, 2016.