Elections

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.
State panel wants more information before ruling on Obama’s ballot eligibility
September 14, 2012
Kansas election officials said Thursday that they want more information before deciding whether to remove President Barack Obama from the state’s November ballot.
Candidate forum series begins Wednesday in Leavenworth
September 11, 2012
A series of candidate forums kicks off at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Leavenworth City Hall, 100 N. Fifth St. in Leavenworth.
Fitzgerald, Pettey move on to general election
August 7, 2012
After taking the lead in early results, the winners of Tuesday’s Senate primary races covering Bonner Springs and Edwardsville never lost hold of their dominance.
Questionnaire: Connie O’Brien, 42nd District Kansas House race
August 2, 2012
State Rep. Connie O’Brien of rural Tonganoxie is running against Sandra Bohne of rural Leavenworth in the Republican primary for the 42nd Kansas House District, which includes parts of Leavenworth, as well as Tonganoxie and Eudora.
Questionnaire: Willie Dove, 38th District Kansas House race
August 2, 2012
Responses to a candidate questionnaire from Willie Dove, a Republican candidate for the 38th District seat in the Kansas House.
Kansas House candidate Dove says ears will be open to constituent concerns
August 2, 2012
Above all, Willie Dove says he will listen to what voters want.
Young voters in play as age group cools on Obama
August 1, 2012
Observers see less passion than in 2008
Questionnaire: Anthony Brown, 3rd District Kansas Senate race
July 31, 2012
Candidate questionnaire from state Rep. Anthony Brown, Republican candidate for the state Senate from the 3rd District.
Republican state Rep. Anthony Brown attempting leap to Senate
July 31, 2012
This year’s redistricting jumble did play a role in state Rep. Anthony Brown’s decision to run for a state Senate seat, the Eudora Republican said.
Questionnaire: Dave Anderson, 38th District Kansas House race
July 30, 2012
A candidate questionnaire from Dave Anderson, Republican candidate for the Kansas House from the 38th District.
De Soto Mayor Dave Anderson cites experience in Kansas House race
July 30, 2012
In a district without an incumbent, Dave Anderson says he has the edge when it comes to experience.
Candidate forums planned for Tonganoxie, Leavenworth
July 19, 2012
A candidate forum will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at the VFW Hall in Tonganoxie. First State Bank and Trust is sponsoring the meet-the-candidates event. Candidates for the upcoming primary have been invited. A professor from Kansas City Kansas Community College also will offer two political forums in Leavenworth in advance of the Aug. 7 primary election for county and state races.