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Kara Marxer
April 17, 2019 - 6:19 am
Johnson County, KS - Gov. Laura Kelly has signed a bill that allows Kansas voters to cast ballots at any polling place in their county, but it won't be an option in Johnson County. The new law allows counties to opt in, so Johnson County has chosen not to participate. The new law presents a number...
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Candidate Campaign Sites
Bill Grady
April 03, 2019 - 4:35 am
Quinton Lucas and Jolie Justus will face each other in a runoff election in August to determine Kansas City's next mayor. The two city council members received the most votes in a field of 11 candidates in Tuesday's primary. According to the Kansas City Election Board, 40,180 people cast votes, for...
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Marc LaVoie
April 02, 2019 - 4:43 am
Kansas City voters Tuesday are deciding whether to enact a 3/8 cent sales tax to fund a pre-kindergarten program that has been promoted heavily by Mayor Sly James. Voters will also narrow the list of mayoral candidates to two. Those candidates are, as listed on the ballot: Scott Taylor, Alissia...
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AP News Staff
November 06, 2018 - 7:55 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas voter registrations have surged this past year heading into the midterm election. The Kansas Secretary of State's office released the latest numbers Monday showing more than 1.84 million registered voters. Republicans remain the dominant party with 817,713 registered...
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Bill Grady
November 06, 2018 - 7:08 am
Long lines were already reported before polls opened for midterm elections in Missouri at 6 a.m. Tuesday. For people in Jackson County, wait times were expected to be especially long, because of a 19-inch long, front and back, complicated ballot. "We're suggesting to people that if they come any...
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KMBZ News Staff
November 05, 2018 - 12:09 pm
It's going to be a busy day at the polls for Tuesday's Election Day. This 2018 midterm election is drawing a lot of interest from voters and election workers expect large turnouts. Thousands have already voted early in Kansas. In Missouri, there's no early voting, just absentee, so prepare for the...
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Johnson County Sheriff's Office
Kara Marxer
September 06, 2018 - 3:40 pm
A man running for a seat in the Kansas Legislature has been arrested for election perjury. Adam Thomas was booked into the Johnson County jail Thursday morning. His bond was set at $2500. The 35-year-old Thomas is the Republican candidate for the 26th District House seat in Olathe. Details about...
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KMBZ News Staff
June 13, 2018 - 4:33 am
Officials around the country are reassessing their policies after a Supreme Court ruling that upholds state efforts to purge their voter roles. The Monday ruling means that states are allowed to remove people from voting rolls if they fail to vote in two consecutive election cycles, but only if...
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Kansas City International Airport
Jim Cunningham
November 07, 2017 - 5:24 am
Kansas City voters decide Tuesday whether to move forward with a new terminal at KCI airport. While voter turnout is projected to be low, anxiety could be high for supporters of the plan to replace the 45-year-old horseshoe-shaped terminals. The day before the election, Kansas City election board...
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Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate
Bill Grady
November 01, 2017 - 4:37 am
A fair number of the Kansas City voters who will determine the future of KCI at the ballot box Nov. 7 are concerned about convenience, a matter the contractor says is being addressed. Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate officials have held multiple meetings with the public over its plan to...
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