Elections

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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Presidential election: What impact will young voters have?
July 31, 2012
A political junkie from a family of staunch Republicans said he supports Obama’s re-election after researching his first term.