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Do you think local elections should be moved to November and made partisan, as suggested in Kansas's Senate Bill 171?

Response Percent
No, I don’t think any change is needed.
 
55%
Yes, I support both proposed changes.
 
22%
I support the election date change but think local elections should remain non-partisan.
 
19%
I agree local elections should be partisan, but they should remain in April.
 
1%
Total 61
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
Videos
Kansas House passes teacher collective bargaining compromise
February 26, 2015
The Kansas House has approved a collective bargaining compromise between teachers and school boards.
Proposal to hike ag land taxes spawns backlash from Kansas farmers
February 26, 2015
A suburban lawmaker’s proposal that would dramatically increase property taxes on Kansas agricultural land has spawned strong rural backlash and nagging fears that pieces of it will pop up in legislation to close a state budget shortfall.
Kansas Senate approves concealed carry of guns without training or permit
February 26, 2015
The Kansas Senate has approved a bill to allow people to carry concealed guns without requiring them to get a state permit or take training classes.
Bonner church plans fundraiser for downtown business owner
February 26, 2015
On Dec. 10, after Suzanne Lee Hern’s Chevy Blazer skidded on an icy highway exit ramp, colliding with a pole, she was lucky to escape the wreckage alive.
Bonner’s Zumba classes create fitness ‘family’
February 25, 2015
When Traci Mayberry first tried Zumba a couple of years ago, she wasn’t a fan. “I hated it at first because I don’t know how to dance, and I swore I wasn’t going to come back,” she said.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs Elementary nurse Tammy Dooley
February 25, 2015
Tammy Dooley, school nurse at Bonner Springs Elementary, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
No. 2 Basehor-Linwood boys hold off Turner rally
February 25, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood boys saw a 17-point second-half lead dwindle to three in the fourth quarter but held on for a 76-70 victory at home against Turner.
Seniors lead Lady Bobcats to win over Turner
February 25, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team provided plenty of positive memories on Senior Night, beating Turner 56-25 in the final home game of the season.
Supreme Court sides with Kansas in water dispute
February 24, 2015
The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered Nebraska to pay Kansas $5.5 million in a long-running legal dispute over use of water from the Republican River.
State officials ready to work with Bonner Springs’s K-7 requests
February 24, 2015
State officials met with Bonner Springs city leaders Monday, six months after the city made several requests regarding future construction along Kansas Highway 7.
Cerner offering voluntary separation packages to employees
February 24, 2015
Cerner Corp. is offering voluntary separation packages to employees whose combination of years of service and age total 65.
Bonner-based Ag Hall past ‘mid-life crisis,’ planning for future
February 24, 2015
As the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame celebrates its 50th year this year, the Ag Hall’s new director, Dawn Gabel, says she thinks it’s only natural that it had something of a “mid-life crisis” last year.
Kansas earthquakes worsen damage to century-old courthouse
February 24, 2015
Harper County officials are grappling with how to fix a century-old courthouse that was already deteriorating before a sharp increase in earthquakes began rattling south-central Kansas.
Basehor-Linwood, Bonner Springs perform well at regional wrestling tournament
February 24, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood wrestling team took third place at the Baldwin High School regional on Saturday and punched several tickets to the Class 4A state tournament at Salina’s Bicentennial Center this weekend.
Judge won’t hear retrial of man who punched his attorney
February 23, 2015
A judge is recusing himself from hearing the sexual assault retrial of a man accused of knocking his attorney unconscious during his first trial.
Basehor church dedicates new cemetery
February 23, 2015
Risen Savior Lutheran Church, Basehor, dedicated a new cemetery on Feb. 15.
Governor creates Social Services Policy Council
February 23, 2015
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is creating a taskforce to look for ways to decrease poverty.
PSU honors lists include 4 area students
February 23, 2015
Four area students were included on Pittsburg State University’s fall 2014 honor rolls.
Searching for signs of Spring to end winter blues
February 23, 2015
By the last week in February most of us have had our fill of winter and are ready for spring.
Remember When for Feb. 26, 2015
February 23, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.

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