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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.
 
59%
Yes, I support both proposed changes.
 
20%
I support the election date change but think local elections should remain non-partisan.
 
17%
I agree local elections should be partisan, but they should remain in April.
 
1%
Total 67
Videos
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.
Legislative proposal focuses on open records enforcement
February 23, 2015
A legislative proposal that would make it easier to investigate allegations that governmental agencies are improperly redacting public records has the backing of Attorney General Derek Schmidt.
Kansas lawmakers seek to boost campaign contribution limits
February 22, 2015
After an election cycle in which the amount of money spent by outside groups dwarfed the amount spent by the candidates’ campaigns, themselves, Kansas lawmakers from both parties are pressing to increase campaign contribution limits in an effort to keep up.
Area students included on fall 2014 KU honor rolls
February 22, 2015
Many area students were among the 4,970 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2014 semester.
Push on to make catfish a Kansas state symbol
February 22, 2015
Some supporters of the lowly channel catfish are renewing efforts to make the species become a state symbol, despite past failed attempts.
Kansas City Connection: A new home for Halls
February 22, 2015
This week, a look at the new Halls department store in Crown Center, and the Kansas City-area chefs and restaurants that are semifinalists for this year’s James Beard awards.
Slow start dooms Lady Bobcats against Lansing
February 21, 2015
Three quarters of stingy defense couldn’t make up for Basehor-Linwood’s slow start as the Lady Bobcats fell to Lansing 36-25 on Friday night.
League Champs: Bobcats clinch Kaw Valley title
February 21, 2015
Basehor-Linwood clinched the Kaw Valley League title on Friday evening, pulling out a 65-53 road victory over defending Class 5A champion Lansing.