Elections

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.
Kansas: Schodorf files to run for Kansas secretary of state
November 1, 2013
Former state Sen. Jean Schodorf today filed to run for Kansas secretary of state against incumbent Republican Kris Kobach in 2014.
Robert faces GOP foe in Senate re-election bid
October 9, 2013
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, a power in Kansas politics for decades, faces a challenge in the Republican primary from a Kansas City-area doctor who’s never run for office but has gained attention in conservative and tea party circles for his vocal criticism of the federal health care overhaul.
City reminds voters to participate in mail-ballot election
September 20, 2013
The city of Bonner Springs is reminding its voting residents to cast their votes in a mail ballot election that ends Oct. 1.
Bonner Springs residents must prepare for special election
September 4, 2013
Bonner Springs residents should make sure they are registered to vote, and possibly request a ballot, if they want a say in the proposed extension of a quarter-cent sales tax.
Basehor city council accepts 2014 budget
August 7, 2013
The Basehor city council voted, 5-0, to accept the city’s proposed 2014 budget at a special meeting before its monthly work session Monday at City Hall.
Kansas: Brownback puts 19 appointments on special session agenda
July 30, 2013
Kansas lawmakers expect to consider up to 19 of Gov. Sam Brownback’s appointments during a special legislative session, prompting a top critic Monday to declare that the session has been “orchestrated” to quickly confirm a new state Court of Appeals judge without much public scrutiny.
What is more unpopular: Congress or Obamacare?
July 17, 2013
Right out of the chute, it appears the 2014 campaign for U.S. House District 2 will be a contest to determine which is more unpopular: Congress or Obamacare.
Voting rights advocates fear problems with proof of citizenship requirement will mean many lost votes; board rejects Kobach modification
July 16, 2013
Law requires birth certificate, passport or other document for those registering in state for the first time
Kobach proposed rule change on proof-of-citizenship requirement to register to vote
July 12, 2013
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is proposing a change to the law he pushed through the Legislature that requires proof of citizenship to register to vote.
Bonner Springs will have special election to renew sales tax
July 9, 2013
The Bonner Springs City Council Monday decided it would move forward with a special, mail-ballot election to ask voters to continue a sales tax that will expire next year.
Harrington, McTaggart win Bonner and Edwardsville mayoral races
April 2, 2013
With about 20.5 percent of Wyandotte County voters casting ballots, there were a couple of close races and a few ousted incumbents in Tuesday’s election.
KCKCC candidate forums rebroadcast this weekend, available online
March 29, 2013
Kansas City Kansas Community College will rebroadcast its Community Candidate Forums this weekend, featuring candidates for the Unified Government Commission and KCKCC Board of Trustees.
Spring Election 2013: Mark Holland, Unified Government Mayor/CEO candidate
March 27, 2013
Mark Holland, current At-Large District 1 Unified Government Commissioner, is running for the UG Mayor/CEO against fellow commissioner Ann Murguia.
Spring Election 2013: Jeff Barger, USD 204 Board of Education candidate
March 27, 2013
Jeff Barger is running for one of three at-large seats on the USD 204 Board of Education.

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