This week on Intersection, we’re looking at the Missouri Senate race for District 19, which includes Boone and Cooper counties. Caleb Rowden is the Republican candidate. He was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. Stephen Webber is the Democratic candidate, and he was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2008. We spoke with Rudi Keller of The Columbia Daily Tribune to learn about what makes this race so important, and then with both candidates about issues such as voter ID, Medicaid expansion and creating jobs in mid-Missouri.
Listen to the full show here:
Listen to our interview with Columbia Daily Tribune reporter Rudi Keller here:
Our producer Lauren Wrigley went downtown and attended a forum at the public library to ask people their thoughts on the upcoming state and local elections.
Our producer Jennifer Prohov also hit the streets of Columbia to hear what local voters are thinking specifically about the state Senate race.