Elections

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.
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.