Ian Thomas in front of Columbia City Hall


Constituent conversations

coffee mug The coffee's on me at Dunn Brothers during Constituent Conversations - most Sundays, 2-4 pm! The coffee's on me at Dunn Brothers during Constituent Conversations - most Sundays, 2-4 pm! Drop by to talk about any City issues - no need to make an appointment. See you at Dunn Brothers Coffee map marker icon on Forum Boulevard, just south of Stadium.

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  • Richard King

    Ian has demonstrated a unique ability to research his subject matter by asking for input from professionals, stakeholders, and citizens of Columbia — resulting in a well thought out approach to solving the many complex issues we face in a city which has grown rapidly in recent years. City Council is currently dealing with leadership issues and I feel it is most important that we have Ian Thomas representing the Fourth Ward and helping make these crucial decisions. Read more
  • Axie and Darwin Hindman

    We support Ian. He is honest and he is very smart. While innovative, he works extremely hard in order to make evidence-based decisions after careful thought and study. He listens to his constituents, is transparent, and sets the bar for citizen communication. We trust Ian because we know that he will research all sides of an issue and make what he believes is the best decision for all citizens of our community. Read more
  • Kay Frymire

    I've had the opportunity to intern for Ian for almost five years now, and I've seen how much he cares about the issues and the constituents he represents. As a student at the University of Missouri, I especially value his efforts to improve the public transportation system and make Columbia more accessible to bikers and pedestrians. I also support his dedication toward implementing a community-oriented policing model, which has been proven to reduce crime rates by strengthening relationships between community members and law enforcement. Ian has already proven himself to be a valuable asset to Columbia — if re-elected, he will continue to bring positive change to our community. Read more
  • Kim Kraus

    Ian has a consistent core mission - that Columbia should be a safe, diverse, engaged, healthy, and forward-thinking city. As president of Ridgefield Park Association and as an individual citizen, I know Ian to be accessible and responsive to feedback, questions, and concerns. He takes matters seriously and has facilitated meetings with city representatives on many occasions. Columbia residents want careful planning to ensure Columbia remains the place we want to live and love, and no-one does that better than Ian Thomas. He is committed, diligent, prudent, and tireless. Read more

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