election 2013 http://kbia.org en Special elections yield results for Mid-Missouri towns, utilities http://kbia.org/post/special-elections-yield-results-mid-missouri-towns-utilities <p></p><p>A few special elections in Mid-Missouri yesterday resulted in success for the towns and entities asking for new revenue.</p><p>In Ashland, voters approved a one half cent sales tax increase to go toward transportation projects in the town. <a href="http://www.showmeboone.com/clerk/">The Boone County Clerk reports</a> a voter turnout of just over 6 percent<a href="http://www.showmeboone.com/clerk/"> for two special elections</a>, with the measure passing 86 to 65. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 13:41:55 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 38410 at http://kbia.org Special elections yield results for Mid-Missouri towns, utilities Kespohl, Skala face off again in Columbia's Third Ward http://kbia.org/post/kespohl-skala-face-again-columbias-third-ward <p>Karl Skala and Gary Kespohl are very familiar with each other.</p><p>Both are squaring off for the Third Ward Council seat of Columbia.</p><p>However, this will be the third time in the last three elections they have gone against each other. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 20:47:00 +0000 Tony Nochim 30795 at http://kbia.org Kespohl, Skala face off again in Columbia's Third Ward Debate over Jefferson City's new high school campus continues http://kbia.org/post/debate-over-jefferson-citys-new-high-school-campus-continues <p></p><p>On April 2, Jefferson City residents will vote on whether to approve a $79 million bond issue that would fund the construction of a new elementary school and a new high school. But, the proposal for a new high school has drawn opposition from some members of the community.</p><p>Opponents of the bond issue believe Jefferson City students would be ill served in what they call a “mega high school.” While they want a new high school to be built, they think the existing campus should remain open, making the population at each school smaller.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:29:31 +0000 Casey Morell 30587 at http://kbia.org Debate over Jefferson City's new high school campus continues Sam Allison drops out of Columbia's race for mayor http://kbia.org/post/sam-allison-drops-out-columbias-race-mayor <p>Columbia mayoral candidate Sam Allison has announced his withdrawal from the city-wide race. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:49:33 +0000 Kristofor Husted 27504 at http://kbia.org Sam Allison drops out of Columbia's race for mayor