Elections

Incumbents fall in Bonner, Edwardsville council races
Bynum wins Unified Government At-Large Commissioner
April 7, 2015
Newcomers nearly made a clean sweep of city council incumbents in Bonner Springs, and a newcomer also unseated an incumbent in Edwardsville.
Edwardsville candidates lay out road repair ideas
April 1, 2015
It’s safe to say the condition of Edwardsville’s streets is among the top concerns of the city’s residents, and it was brought up repeatedly at last week’s Edwardsville City Council candidate forum.
2015 Candidate questionnaire: Mark Gilstrap, At-Large Position 1 UG Commissioner
March 31, 2015
Mark Gilstrap and Melissa Brune Bynum survived a March primary to move on to the general election for the At-Large Position 1 seat on the Board of Commissioners for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan.
2015 Candidate questionnaire: Melissa Bynum, At-Large Position 1 UG Commissioner
March 31, 2015
Melissa Brune Bynum and Mark Gilstrap survived a March primary to move on to the general election for the At-Large Position 1 seat on the Board of Commissioners for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan.
Bonner council candidates discuss city needs at forum
March 25, 2015
Road repairs, economic development, animal control and the role of council members were all discussed Tuesday at a Bonner Springs City Council candidate forum.
Confusion remains years after creation of ‘Unified Government’
04:32 p.m., March 23, 2015 Updated 12:47 p.m.
Every two years when there is a local election, there are Bonner Springs and Edwardsville residents who are confused by the ballot.
Bonner-area chamber plans candidate forums
March 13, 2015
The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce will have two candidate forums later this month, featuring candidates for Bonner Springs and Edwardsville city councils.
City government organization hosts April voting contest
March 10, 2015
The League of Kansas Municipalities is hosting a county and statewide contest to recognize the cities with the highest percentage of voter turnout in this year’s April elections.
2015 Candidate questionnaire: Chuck Adams, Edwardsville City Council
March 5, 2015
Chuck Adams is an incumbent running for one of three at-large positions on the Edwardsville City Council in the April 7, 2015, election.
2015 Candidate questionnaire: Jack Knight, Bonner Springs City Council Ward 1
March 5, 2015
Jack Knight is seeking re-election to his Ward 1 Bonner Springs City Council seat against challenger Mike Thompson.
2015 Candidate questionnaire: Mike Thompson, Bonner Springs City Council Ward 1
March 5, 2015
Mike Thompson is seeking election to the Ward 1 Bonner Springs City Council seat against incumbent Jack Knight.
2015 Candidate questionnaire: Craig Crider, Edwardsville City Council
March 5, 2015
Craig Crider is an incumbent seeking re-election to one of three at-large seats on the Edwardsville City Council, with fellow incumbents Chuck Adams and Garrett Mellott and challengers Terry Dunn and Chuck Stites. The following are Crider’s responses to The Chieftain’s candidate questionnaire.
2015 Candidate questionnaire: Eric Freeman, Bonner Springs City Council Ward 4
March 5, 2015
Eric Freeman is seeking re-election to his Ward 4 Bonner Springs City Council seat against challenger Mark Kipp. The following are Freeman’s responses to The Chieftain’s candidate questionnaire.
2015 Candidate questionnaire: Terry Dunn, Edwardsville City Council
March 5, 2015
Terence “Terry” Dunn is seeking election to one of three at-large seats on the Edwardsville City Council, against incumbents Chuck Adams, Craig Crider and Garrett Mellott and fellow challenger Chuck Stites.
2015 Candidate questionnaire: Dani Gurley, Bonner Springs City Council Ward 2
March 5, 2015
Dani Gurley is seeking election to the Ward 2 Bonner Springs City Council seat against incumbent Racheal Haas.

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