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Mid-MO Election Coverage - April 3, 2012

Our team of tech-savvy reporters canvassed mid-Missouri Tuesday night to cover the many races. For each race, check out tweets from our reporters and other local news orgs as they happened.


  1. School Board Election
  2. Christine King, Melvin Balse, Rex Cone and Paul Cushing ran for two seats on the Columbia Public School Board. King ran as an incumbent. King won a seat with 42.36% of the vote and Cushing won the other available seat with 21.15%. Many candidates celebrated the election night in restaurants around Columbia. 
  3. The first votes that came in were absentee ballots.
  4. The second round of votes show King and Cushing in the lead. 
  5. The final tally of votes confirmed that King and Cushing won seats on the school board.