Elections

O’Brien: Broken funding formula and necessary corrections
May 12, 2015
I would like to start by saying that I have supported increased education funding at every opportunity since I first was elected in 2008. Last April, I supported the bill that put an additional $126.2 million into schools statewide for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014.
Challengers sweep USD 464 races
Mayor wins close race:
April 15, 2015
The Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board will have a much different look in a few months. Voters last week voted in three challengers in races that involved incumbents, while a fourth seat was a battle between two candidates who were not incumbents.
ELECTION CENTRAL: City incumbents win; USD 464 incumbents out
07:46 p.m., April 7, 2015 Updated 09:31 p.m.
Tonganoxie Mayor, City Council and USD 464 all have contested races this year.
Tonganoxie Mayor candidate questionnaire: Jason Ward
April 6, 2015
Tonganoxie Mayor Jason Ward is running for re-election.
Tonganoxie City Council candidate questionnaire: Mike Vestal
April 6, 2015
Michael W. Vestal is running for Tonganoxie City Council.
Tonganoxie City Council candidate questionnaire: Kara Reed
April 6, 2015
Incumbent Kara Reed is running for re-election for Tonganoxie City Council.
Tonganoxie City Council candidate questionnaire: Curtis Oroke
April 6, 2015
Curtis Oroke is running for Tonganoxie City Council.
Tonganoxie City Council candidate: Charles (Tuna) Conrad
April 6, 2015
Charles (Tuna) Conrad is running for Tonganoxie City Council.
Tonganoxie City Council candidate questionnaire: Melynda Harbour
April 6, 2015
Melynda Harbour is one of six candidates running for two seats on the Tonganoxie City Council.
Tonganoxie Mayor candidate questionnaire: Bill Peak
April 6, 2015
William Peak is running in the Tonganoxie mayoral race against incumbent Jason Ward.
Tonganoxie USD 464 candidate questionnaire: Diane Truesdell
April 6, 2015
Diane Truesdell is seeking another term with the Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board. She represents Position 1.
Tonganoxie USD 464 candidate questionnaire: Michelle McGhee
April 6, 2015
Michelle McGhee is running for Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board Position 3.
Tonganoxie USD 464 candidate questionnaire: Gene Becker
April 6, 2015
Gene Becker is running for Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board’s Position 3. He is the current Position 7 (at-large) board member. Leana Leslie opted not to run for re-election, opening up that spot on the board.
Tonganoxie USD 464 candidate questionnaire: Kaija Baldock
April 6, 2015
Kaija Baldock is running for Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board Position 2.
City government organization hosts April voting contest
March 10, 2015
The League of Kansas Municipalities is hosting a county and statewide contest to recognize the cities with the highest percentage of voter turnout in this year’s April elections.

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