Glover and Shields advance in city primaries

Jim Glover will face opponent Kathryn Shields in the 4th district at large city council race in June. That’s after yesterday’s primary election in which Shields garnered 41 percent of the votes to incumbent Jim Glover’s 43 percent. Jared ...

Remember to vote in municipal primary and special election

It is election day in Kansas City, with voters narrowing down the races in city council elections and voting on several other issues. Since this is the primary election, the outcome will determine the top two candidates that will continue to ...

Midtown neighborhood candidate forum tonight

Candidates for city council – both the 4th district and all at-large candidates – will discuss issues affecting Midtown neighborhoods at a candidate forum tonight. The city has a 13-member city council that makes policies for the city. The ...

Mayor to give state of the city address tomorrow

Mayor Sly James will give his fourth state of the city address tomorrow at 11 a.m. at Starlight Theater. Details and to rsvp  The folks over at mySidewalk have started on online discussion asking people what issues they hope the mayor will ...

What issues are important in the city council races?

Transportation, reinvestment in the urban core, schools, traffic and a clean city are the most important issues to Midtowners planning to vote in the upcoming city council elections. That’s the input we’ve gotten from Midtown KC Post readers ...

Ask your questions for city council candidates

The Midtown KC Post and several Midtown neighborhoods are teaming up for a city council candidate forum on March 31. The forum is a chance for residents hear from the candidates and ask questions of the candidates for council seats. The Valentine, ...
File photo. Construction in preparation for the downtown streetcar route.

Mayor to keep on track for streetcar lines

File photo. Construction in preparation for the downtown streetcar route. Mayor Sly James said today the city will keep trying to find a way to extend the downtown streetcar line. “The downtown starter line is a success and it remains our ...

Election schedule for today

Polls open at 6 a.m. today and close at 7 p.m. Find your poll location  See what’s on the ballot More information from the board of elections  

Much to vote on and much at stake

There is much for Missouri voters to decide Tuesday, ranging from the future of streetcars in the city to a state sales tax for highway repairs and transportation. Voters in Midtown and a large section of Kansas City south of the river will ...

Voters approve charter changes, elect new school board members

Kansas City voters approved all five ballot issues at the polls yesterday. They also elected two new at-large school board members in races that drew added attention because of the recent controversy over the sale of Westport High School. According ...
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