In The News


Columbia is a journalism town and as the daughter of a retired journalist, Barbara stays up-to-date on local happenings. Follow along with coverage of important news stories. Press releases from the campaign will also be placed here.

Press Releases

Buffaloe for Mayor Raises over $17K in First Month of the Campaign

Barbara Buffaloe, a candidate for mayor of Columbia, has far exceeded her campaign contribution goal of $5,000 in the first month of her candidacy. Buffaloe for Mayor has raised $17,500 in the past 31 days. The campaign has received contributions from 65 individual donors so far, all in amounts of $1,000 or less.

Local News Coverage

Barbara in front of downtown Columbia MO

KFRU - Interview with Barbara Buffaloe, candidate for Mayor, with David Lile

Candidate for mayor of Columbia, Barbara Buffaloe, discusses the main issue of the day--gun violence downtown. She also talks about the support she has received since announcing her candidacy about five weeks ago.
A Columbia Morning on KFRU

KMOU - Candidates announce plans to run for Columbia mayor, council seats

COLUMBIA - The Columbia mayoral and city council races are starting to take form after several candidates announced their intentions to run in the race over the past few weeks.

Columbia Tribune - Former sustainability manager Barbara Buffaloe announces campaign for Columbia mayor.

Barbara Buffaloe on Monday announced her intention to run for mayor of Columbia.

KRCG - Four candidates announce race for Columbia mayor

Four Columbia residents have announced their candidacy for mayor after Mayor Brian Treece announced he will not seek re-election. The first to announce her bid for mayor was Barbara Buffaloe who is ...

KMOU - Barbara Buffaloe planning run for Columbia mayor

Barbara Buffaloe announced her intention to run for mayor on KFRU Monday morning. The news comes after current Columbia Mayor Brian Treece announced his decision not to run for reelection in 2022.

What I am advocating for

I am advocating that we invest in resilient infrastructure and our vibrant community to make Columbia one of the best places to live in the nation. It takes an authentic leader to guide the discussion and make the decisions we need to make today. My experience makes me the best candidate to be your advocate. … Continue reading What I am advocating for


WHAT I’VE HEARD FROM OUR COMMUNITY, SO FAR When I decided to run for mayor, I knew it was important to ask community members about the issues that are important to them, their neighbors and co-workers. I didn’t want to announce the initiatives I would focus on as mayor until I had these listening sessions. … Continue reading WHAT I’VE HEARD FROM OUR COMMUNITY, SO FAR


I am running for Mayor because I love Columbia. As one of the fastest growing cities in Missouri, one that attracts new businesses and talent every year, it’s obvious that people want to be here. With forward-thinking leadership and a vision for where we should go, Columbia can be the Future City of Missouri. We need … Continue reading WHY I AM RUNNING FOR MAYOR OF COLUMBIA

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