Boone County GOP Chili Supper set for Oct. 6

The Boone County Republicans Annual Chili Supper, sponsored by the Pachyderm Clubs of Boone County, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2525 N. Stadium Blvd. in Columbia

Doors open at 5 p.m.
Program begins at 6 p.m.

Emcee: Branden Rathert, host of Wake Up, Mid-Missouri on The Eagle 93.9
Speakers to include:
• State Representative Cheri Toalson Reisch
• State representative candidates John Martin and James Musgraves
• Presiding commissioner candidate Connie Leipard
• Boone County Treasurer Dustin Stanton
• Boone County auditor candidate Jason Gibson
• Boone County recorder of deeds candidate Shamon Jones

Tickets:
Individual ($20) – https://checkout.square.site/…/6EAIT4EAEZ7WNMEFOIRGWD5G

Family ($40) – https://checkout.square.site/…/MC5LMXLKXRJB5B6RQIDIIJZO

MVP ($50) – https://checkout.square.site/…/GZ27UX2PGRVDY5LCHDJRCLNP

You can also email boonecountypachyderms@gmail.com to RSVP and pay for tickets at the door. Advanced ticket purchase or reservation not required but appreciated.

Candidates for federal, state and county office invited to speak. There will be a silent auction as well to help raise additional funds to support Republican candidates and voter education efforts. Please email us at boonecountypachyderms@gmail.com if you would like to donate an item.

2022 Primary Election and Voting Information

  • Primary Election is Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 6 am. to 7 p.m.
  • Bring a valid form of ID and anything else you might need, like reading glasses
  • Your assigned polling station is printed on your sample ballot mailing you should have received; you can also go online to the County Clerk’s website to look it up.
  • Updated Congressional map for Boone County; highlights the split between the 3rd District and 4th District.
  • Rundown of absentee voting options plus lists of Republican candidates in a primary on the August ballot, including U.S. Senate and Congress. Absentee voting runs through Aug. 1 at the County Clerk’s Office.
  • Central polling locations are polling places where any eligible Boone County voter, regardless of where they live in the county, can cast their ballot on Election Day. On Aug. 2, three central polling locations are available at the:
    • Boone County Government Center (at the corner of 9th and Ash in downtown Columbia)
    • Friendship Missionary Baptist Church (at 1707 Smiley Ln, Columbia)
    • Woodcrest Chapel (at 2201 W Nifong Blvd, Columbia, MO 65203).
  • Beginning with the Aug. 2 Primary Election, voters in Centralia will have a new polling location! The Centralia Parks and Recreation East Annex at 801 E. Switzler will be the new primary polling location in Centralia.

Candidate Information and Stances on Issues for Republican Primary

Republicans Still Needed to Serve as Poll Workers in November

We need more Republican poll workers for the November elections in Boone County – go to https://www.showmeboone.com/clerk/pollworkerinformation.asp to learn more and sign up. You get paid training + election day pay. Help ensure free and fair elections in our county!

2022 Primary Election – Aug. 2

The deadline to register to vote or update your current voter registration (if you have moved or have other changes) is July 6 for the Aug. 2 election.

Absentee Voting

Absentee voting begins six weeks before every election and is available to any registered Boone County voter that will be unable to make it to their polling place on Election Day due to their absence from Boone County, service as a poll worker, illness or physical disability, or participation in Missouri’s Safe at Home program.

You can vote an absentee ballot in Room 236 of the Boone County Government Center (corner of 9th and Ash in Columbia) until 5:00 p.m. on the day before the election.

If mailed an absentee ballot, they must be returned to the Clerk’s Office before the polls close at 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. Persons that request an absentee ballot due to incapacity or confinement due to illness or physical disability do not need to have their ballot envelopes notarized. All other absentee ballot envelopes must be notarized. If you have a permanent disability, you can automatically receive an application for absentee ballot for every election by printing, signing, and returning a PDF application by mail to 801 E. Walnut, Room 236, Columbia MO 65201, by email to absentee@boonecountymo.org, or by fax to (573) 886-4300.

Candidates on Ballot

Certificate of Candidates for Nomination (from Boone County Clerk, PDF); this document lists all the candidates up for election on Aug. 2, 2022. This includes all those vying for U.S. Senate, U.S. House from both the 3rd and 4th Districts, state offices and county offices. Below are the offices up for election with a contested primary election.

August Primary Election primer from the Columbia Missourian; includes links to some candidates’ websites and other information.

List of Candidates for the Republican Nomination for U.S. Senator in Ballot Order (vote for one)

PATRICK A LEWIS
ERIC SCHMITT
BILLY LONG
ERIC GREITENS
BERNIE MOWINSKI
C.W. GARDNER
DESHON PORTER
VICKY HARTZLER
DAVE SIMS
MARK MCCLOSKEY
ERIC MCELROY
DENNIS LEE CHILTON
ROBERT ALLEN
DAVE SCHATZ
HARTFORD TUNNELL
KEVIN C. SCHEPERS
RICKEY JOINER
ROBERT OLSON
RUSSEL PEALER BREYFOGLE JR
DARRELL LEON MCCLANAHAN III
CURTIS D. VAUGHN

List of Candidates for the Republican Nomination for State Auditor (vote for one)

DAVID GREGORY
SCOTT FITZPATRICK

List of Candidates for the Republican Nomination for U.S. House District 3 in Ballot Order (vote for one)

BRANDON WILKINSON
BLAINE LUETKEMEYER
DUSTIN HILL
RICHARD SKWIRA JR.

List of Candidates for the Republican Nomination for U.S. House District 4 in Ballot Order (vote for one)

JIM (SOUPY) CAMPBELL
RICK BRATTIN
WILLIAM (BILL) IRWIN
MARK ALFORD
KALENA BRUCE
TAYLOR BURKS
KYLE STONNER LABRUE

RELATED: U.S. Congressional District map of Boone County detailing boundary line between the 3rd and 4th districts.

RELATED: New state legislative district map boundaries for Boone County. All legislative districts are located within Boone County.

List of Candidates for the Republican Nomination for Boone County Presiding Commissioner

CONNIE M. LEIPARD
JAMES POUNDS

Support the Boone County Republicans! Purchase Boone County GOP gear.

New Missouri Congressional Districts

For interactive map, go here.

North of green line through Boone County is in the new Missouri 4th District. South of green line through Boone County is in the new Missouri 3rd District.

Detailed boundary line through Columbia; primarily runs along Broadway from Hwy. 63 to ZZ.

Stanton Nominated for Boone County Treasurer in Special Election

The Boone County Republican Central Committee (BCRCC) unanimously nominated current Boone County Treasurer Dustin Stanton for a special election to be held in November to complete the term left vacant by the previous treasurer, who resigned.

“We look forward to supporting Treasurer Stanton in his election bid,” Tony Lupo, BCRCC chair, stated. “He is very well-known within Boone County and the entire area as a hard worker, smart small businessperson and well-liked leader.”

“I am looking forward to campaigning and winning in November,” Stanton said. “I believe my experiences as a business owner developing and following a budget and having a proven history of working with people from many backgrounds, will benefit the Treasurer’s office and ultimately, the people of Boone County.”

Treasurer Stanton was recently appointed to the post by Governor Mike Parson after the resignation of Tom Darrough in January 2022.

About Dustin Stanton

Treasurer Dustin Stanton is the co-owner and operator of Stanton Brothers Eggs, where he has operated the business with a positive budget year after year, watching every dollar brought in and spent. He is a 2014 graduate of the University of Missouri, with coursework experience in which emphasized advanced accounting, money and banking, and monetary policy. Stanton is a long-time board member and former president of the Boone County Farm Bureau. He has also served in several leadership roles within various civic groups in the area such as the co-chair of the Agribusiness & Bioscience Committee for the Columbia Chamber of Commerce; the president of the Columbia Farmers Market; and as a liaison for the Boone County Extension Council.

About the Boone County Republican Central Committee

The Boone County Republican Central Committee is made up of elected and voted-upon members of each ward or township authorized by Missouri Statute to conduct the business of the Republican Party in Boone County. The county is organized starting with wards inside cities and then out into the county townships. Each ward and township are permitted to have one man and one woman on the Committee. More information about the Republican Party in Boone County is at boonecountyrepublicans.com.

Dustin Stanton Appointed as Boone County Treasurer

April 12, 2022— Dustin Stanton, of Centralia, was appointed by Governor Parson as the Boone County Treasurer on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. He was sworn into the office during a ceremony this morning in the Boone County Commission Chambers.

Mr. Stanton is the co-owner and operator of Stanton Brothers Eggs, a 2014 graduate of the University of Missouri, and long-time board member of Boone County Farm Bureau. He has also served in several leadership roles within various civic groups in the area such as the Co-Chair of the Agribusiness & Bioscience Committee for the Columbia Chamber of Commerce; the President of the Boone County Farm Bureau; the President of the Columbia Farmers Market; and as a Liaison for the Boone County Extension Council.

Mr. Stanton’s term will run through 12/31/22, following Tom Darrough’s departure from the office in January 2022.

Gladney Selected as 2022 Dr. Edward H. Robb Public Servant Award Honoree

March 31, 2022 – The Boone County Republican Central Committee (BCRCC) announced today that the 2022 Dr. Edward H. Robb Public Servant Award is being awarded posthumously to Boone County Fire Protection District Assistant Chief Bryant Gladney. The Robb Award recognizes outstanding service by an employee or volunteer of any city, county, or public entity in Boone County.

“This annual award recognizes those who represent the best in public service for Boone County and its citizens,” BCRCC chairman Tony Lupo said. “When his nomination was submitted, given his long-time service to the county and for giving his life in the line of duty, Mr. Gladney was undoubtedly the one to choose.”

During his more than 30 years in emergency response in mid-Missouri, and 25 years with the Boone County Fire Protection District, Mr. Gladney served as a firefighter, mentor, and teacher. When he passed, he was serving as the assistant chief with the Training Bureau of the district. Gladney had also trained hundreds of EMTs across Missouri during his tenure while with the district and was an original member of Missouri Task Force 1.

The Robb Award is limited to a person or group deemed the most outstanding public servant(s) in Boone County, Missouri, and is strictly non-partisan. The award is named after Dr. Edward H. Robb, the late Boone County Presiding Commissioner who passed away in 2011. Rosa Schleeter, Dr. Robb’s widow, said, “Ed’s family and I appreciate that the Committee has chosen Mr. Gladney as this year’s honoree for his many years of service and dedication to the people of Boone County.”

The award will be presented at the Boone County Republican’s annual Lincoln Days Banquet on April 8, 2022, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott in Columbia.

2022 Election Information

  • 2022 Election Calendar (with voter registration deadlines courtesy of Boone County Clerk’s Office)
  • Register to vote or update your registration by March 9 to be eligible to vote in the April municipal elections if not already registered. You can do so online or go to the Clerk’s Office, 801 E. Walnut, Room 236.
  • Get paid to help ensure election integrity in Boone County by becoming a Republican poll worker. You get paid $160 for working on Election Day + paid training beforehand.
  • View qualifications to file for Boone County offices and Central Committee members here (PDF).
  • View qualifications and procedures to file for statewide office, circuit judge and state representative on the Secretary of State’s website.
  • Candidate filing is from 8 a.m. Feb. 22 to 5 p.m. March 29.
  • Boone County Republican Central Committee openings and expectations of committee members.

Boone County Absentee Ballot Application

Absentee voting begins six weeks before every election and is available to any registered Boone County voter that will be unable to make it to their polling place on Election Day due to their absence from Boone County, service as a poll worker, illness or physical disability, or participation in Missouri’s Safe at Home program.

You can vote an absentee ballot in our office in Room 236 of the Boone County Government Center (corner of 9th and Ash in Columbia) until 5:00 p.m. on the day before the election or you can apply to have a ballot mailed to you until 5:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday before the election.

To apply for a mailed absentee ballot, use this link or print, sign, and return a PDF application by mail to 801 E. Walnut, Room 236, Columbia MO 65201, by email to absentee@boonecountymo.org , or by fax to (573) 886-4300.

All ballots must be returned to the Clerk’s Office before the polls close at 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. Persons that request an absentee ballot due to incapacity or confinement due to illness or physical disability do not need to have their ballot envelopes notarized. All other absentee ballot envelopes must be notarized. If you have a permanent disability, you can automatically receive an application for absentee ballot for every election by printing, signing, and returning a PDF application by mail to 801 E. Walnut, Room 236, Columbia MO 65201, by email to absentee@boonecountymo.org, or by fax to (573) 886-4300.

Boone County Treasurer Appointment

Current Boone County Treasurer Tom Darrough plans to resign his post once a successor is named. His successor will be named by Gov. Parson.

In light of the news that the Treasurer for Boone County plans to resign, a new treasurer will be appointed. The Boone County Treasurer is an elected position.

The Governor has the duty to appoint a treasurer to fill the position until the next election. The Boone County Republican Central Committee seeks suggestions and nominations, including self-nominations, for the next Boone County Treasurer. The Committee would like to interview candidates in order to make a recommendation to Gov. Parson by mid-February.

If you are interested in the position, please send your contact information and credentials to:
Anthony R. Lupo
Boone County Republican Central Committee
PO Box 1541
Columbia, MO 65205
Phone: 573-489-8457
Email

Interested candidates can go to boards.mo.gov to fill out an application in addition to reaching out to the Central Committee.

If you know of a person who would excel in this position, please send their name and contact to us as above.

For more information on the duties of the Treasurer: https://www.showmeboone.com/treasurer/

For more information about the requirements for the Treasurer position: https://law.justia.com/codes/missouri/2016/title-vi/chapter-54/section-54.040