Elections

Bonner Springs a stop for Sen. Roberts’ town hall meetings
August 8, 2014
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts will continue his traditional listening tour of Kansas with town hall meetings in Johnson, Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties on Aug. 14, and the Wyandotte County meeting will be in Bonner Springs.
Edwardsville voters approve sales tax
August 5, 2014
Edwardsville voters Tuesday approved the city’s proposed half-cent sales tax
Brownback’s GOP challenger has bankruptcy in past
July 30, 2014
A Wichita businesswoman who is challenging Gov. Sam Brownback in the Republican primary has filed for bankruptcy protection in the past, while her running mate has done so twice.
On the ballot for Wyandotte County voters in the Aug. 5 primary election
July 29, 2014
In addition to the city of Edwardsville asking its resident voters to consider a half-cent sales tax, Wyandotte County voters will help narrow down candidates for local, state and national elected seats in the Aug. 5 primary election.
Edwardsville’s proposed sales tax would diversify tax base, officials say
July 17, 2014
The City Council is once again asking the community to consider a half-cent sales tax beginning Jan. 1 that would help fund capital purchases for fire/EMS and improvements to streets or park facilities, this time at the Aug. 5 primary election.
WyCo offers 3 advance voting options for Aug. 5 primary
July 16, 2014
Wyandotte County Election Office is now offering three advance voting opportunities for the Aug. 5 primary election for those who might not be able to make it to the polls on election day.
Koch group makes big ad buy for Kansas congressman
July 15, 2014
A conservative group with ties to billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch is spending big money to thank U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo for his work in Congress amid a bitter race for his seat.
Kansas Republicans back Davis in governor’s race
July 15, 2014
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and more than 100 other Republicans are endorsing the presumed Democratic nominee for governor.
Edwardsville’s Sue Adams files to run for state legislature
July 9, 2014
Sue Adams said she decided to run for the 33rd District seat — which covers Bonner Springs, Lake Quivira and portions of Kansas City, Kan., in addition to Edwardsville — because she has had a passion for politics and wanted to make a difference.
Edwardsville Republican files for 33rd District legislative seat
July 7, 2014
An Edwardsville resident has announced she plans to challenge Rep. Tom Burroughs, D-Kansas City, Kan., for his legislative seat.
Kansas gay marriage foes to seek protections again
July 6, 2014
Kansas legislators will face renewed pressure next year to provide additional legal protections to those who want to avoid accommodating same-sex couples for religious reasons in the wake of federal courts nationwide invalidating state gay marriage bans.
Local agencies participating in National HIV Testing Day
June 23, 2014
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is encouraging Kansans to get tested Friday on National HIV Testing Day.
Democrat files for 38th District seat in state legislature
June 13, 2014
Jan Pringle, a real estate professional from Gardner, announced she has filed to run as a Democrat for the 38th District in the Kansas House of Representatives.
Kansas Democrats file complaints in 2nd District
June 3, 2014
Kansas Democrats have filed two federal complaints against Republican congresswoman Lynn Jenkins alleging she violated ethics and campaign rules because a staff member also serves as an unpaid re-election spokesman.
Bonner resident, a political neophyte, aims to be elected governor
December 30, 2013
Tresa McAlhaney isn’t your typical politician. In fact, she’s not even a politician — all the more reason she says she’d be the perfect person to govern the state of Kansas.

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