School board candidates set to address community forums

You have a number of chances to hear from the candidates for the Kansas City School Board this month and next. A variety of community groups will host forums in February and March for candidates. Three seats will be contested in the April 2014 ...
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Voters overwhelmingly reject medical research tax

Voters by a 5-to-1 ratio voted against a half-cent sales tax to fund translational medical research Tuesday. When the ballots were counted, the tax failed with 84 percent of those who voted rejecting it. Read more in the Kansas City Star We ...

Election results: two out of three issues approved

Midtown residents had three decisions to make at the ballot box on April 2. They approved two issues and voted the third one down. Question 1 –Health Levy Extension: passed by a 76 percent. Voters agreed to renew the city health levy for ...

Remember to vote

Polls are open until 7 p.m.

Election officials say voting is light around Midtown in today’s primary. Polls are open until 7, so you still have time.

Remember to vote in Tuesday’s primary

Polls open Tuesday at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. in the primary election. Here’s what you’ll see on the ballot: US Senator Governor Lieutenant Governor Secretary of State State Treasurer Attorney General US Representative State Senator State ...

Question 2 asks residents to decide how to pay for improved sewer system

On August 7 Kansas City voters must decide if they want to pay now – or later – to replace the city’s sanitary sewers. As 4th District Councilperson Jan Marcason explained to MainCor last week, the issue is “critically important” ...

Star recommends Crystal Williams for Senate, Sarah Gillooly for House

The Kansas City Star has issued its recommendations for candidates in two Midtown races. The primary election will be held Tuesday, August 7. Here is what the Star said about each of them:  Missouri Senate District 7: This seat came open as ...

MainCor gets briefed on KC Question 1, the parks department sales tax

At yesterday’s MainCor luncheon, 4th District Councilperson Jan Marcason said voters will be asked to change the way parks are funded and to ensure more money is dedicated to street maintenance. Marcason said Question 1 is the result of a ...