Elections

Mayoral primary election set for Feb. 26 in Basehor
February 6, 2013
With four candidates filed to run for mayor, a primary election will take place Feb. 26.
Race for mayor to be only contested position
January 23, 2013
It appears the only contested race in Basehor this spring will be for mayor after the filing deadline passed at noon Tuesday.
More candidates file for spring elections
January 16, 2013
Several more candidates have filed for the mayor, Basehor City Council and USD 458 School Board elections in April.
County officials sworn in for service
January 14, 2013
After their election in November, Leavenworth County officials officially were sworn into office this morning at the Leavenworth County Courthouse.
Candidates start filing for city elections
January 2, 2013
With several weeks left to file for city elections, the race for mayor is heating up as three candidates have announced their intentions to run.
Sen. Wagle elected president of Kansas Senate; Merrick new House speaker
December 3, 2012
Fourteen years ago, Susan Wagle was stunned after the votes were counted and she lost the House speaker’s race to Robin Jennison.
City Council discusses annexation timeline at Monday meeting
November 6, 2012
Basehor City Council members began planning the timeline of annexation of properties at Briar Road and 153rd Street at their meeting Monday night.
County candidates face off at forum
02:45 p.m., October 24, 2012 Updated 10:03 a.m.
Candidates running for Leavenworth County offices discussed local issues at the Basehor Community Library’s public forum Tuesday evening.
Local candidate’s comments on Democrats, Catholics covered in national media
October 19, 2012
Comments made by a local state Senate candidate earlier this month caught the attention of the national media.
Basehor City Council agenda: Oct. 15
October 15, 2012
The Basehor City Council has a regular meeting at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at Basehor City Hall.
Former KDOT head says Brown not involved in K-10 barrier discussions
October 11, 2012
Miller’s statement at odds to Republican candidate’s claim
Education initiatives mean changes to the traditional school day
October 10, 2012
The school day will look a little different not only in Basehor, but across the state and nation, after two new initiatives are implemented during the next couple of years.
Basehor forum will feature Kansas House, Senate candidates Saturday
12:23 p.m., September 28, 2012 Updated 11:46 a.m.
Basehor Community Library will sponsor two political forums in October to give residents an opportunity to speak with local candidates.
Manhattan man drops challenge to Obama on state ballot
September 14, 2012
Manhattan — A Kansas man says he’s dropping his objection to President Barack Obama being listed on the state’s November ballot.