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Columbia Mayor Race

Sooo...Who Do You Think's Gonna Win   9 members have voted

  1. 1. Columbia's Mayor

    • Bob Coble
      9
    • Joe Azar
      0
    • Kevin Fisher
      0

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I think Bob may be here for another 4 years

Here's a article I found in thestate

COLUMBIA, B.C. (BEFORE COBLE) {sodEmoji.{sodEmoji.|}} A look at how Columbia has changed since Bob Coble was first elected mayor in 1990

POPULATION

Then: 98,052 (1990)

Now: 121,395 (2005 estimate)

BLACK POPULATION

Then: 42,837 (1990)

Now: 53,465 (2000)

JOBS

Then: 40,614 (Jan. 1990)

Now: 49,192 (Jan. 2006)

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

Then: 5.6 percent (Jan. 990)

Now: 7.1 percent (Jan. 2006)

CITY BUDGET

Then: $133,474,421 (fiscal year 1990-91)

Now: $206,450,606 (fiscal year 2005-06)

IN-CITY WATER RATES

Then: $2.55 base up to 300 cubic feet; $ 0 .80 per each additional hundred cubic feet

Now: $4.70 base up to 300 cubic feet; $1.48 per each additional hundred cubic feet

TAX ON $100,000 HOME

Then: $1,256

Now: $1,710 (2005)

BUDGET PER CAPITA

Then: $136.40

Now: $1775.49

CITY AREA

Then: 117.14 square miles

Now: 131.47 square miles

Major areas annexed since 1990 include Greenview; Fairlawn; Garners Ferry Road; Harbison area excluding Columbiana Centre; Woodcreek

COUNCIL MEMBERS

Then:

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If Coble wins this one (which he probably will), I believe he will have set the record for Columbia's longest-serving mayor.

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guess coble has it. lol...with 87% of the vote in so far he has 64% of the vote

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Way to go, Mayor Bob and Tameika Isaac Devine; both winners by wide margins. Now I can start working to defeat Daniel Rickenmann in 2008.

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^LOL; that sloppy grammar really got to you, didn't it? "P

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