Hollister Looks Ahead to August Primary Election




by Sam Clanton


HOLLISTER, Mo. – The Hollister Board of Aldermen approves first and second reading of an ordinance placing a special issue on the ballot in the upcoming August 2nd Primary election in Taney County.

City voters will be asked to approve a measure ensuring the continuation and collection of local sales tax on the titling of motor vehicles, trailers and boats.

Merriam Woods voters approved an identical ballot issue in April. The measure is designed to “eliminate an advantage out-of-state dealerships currently enjoy over local dealerships,” according to the Hollister ordinance.

Also during their regular meeting Thursday night, aldermen heard from two Republicans seeking office in the August Primary. Keith Edwards is one of three candidates running for Taney County Sheriff. He says he wants to work more closely with local police departments and county officials…



Former Hollister Superintendent Tim Taylor is one of four candidates seeking office as Taney County Western District Commissioner. He informed aldermen of a survey he conducted among district voters, which he used to develop his top priorities:



The election for Western Commissioner and Sheriff will be decided in August, as no one is running in the Democratic Primary.


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