Elections

Voting rights advocates fear problems with proof of citizenship requirement will mean many lost votes; board rejects Kobach modification
July 16, 2013
Law requires birth certificate, passport or other document for those registering in state for the first time
De Soto school board Position 7: Tim Blankenship
March 16, 2011
School board candidate Tim Blankenship responds to The Dispatch’s questionnaire.
Yoder wins 3rd District
November 4, 2010
Kevin Yoder’s victory Tuesday night in the state’s 3rd Congressional District helped Republicans nationally win back control of the U.S. House and ensure a GOP sweep of the state’s delegation in Washington.
Yoder defeats Moore, puts 3rd Congressional District in GOP column
November 3, 2010
Kevin Yoder’s victory Tuesday night in the state’s 3rd Congressional District helped Republicans nationally win back control of the U.S. House and ensure a GOP sweep of the state’s delegation in Washington.
Republicans dominate voting in Johnson County
11:17 p.m., November 2, 2010 Updated 04:13 p.m.
The GOP had a grand old time with voting returns in Johnson County.
Candidates battle for open congressional seat
3rd Congressional District
October 27, 2010
The state’s 3rd District U.S. House race has been a back-and-forth between two candidates who said they would be the best new fit to represent the district in Washington.
Citation, guilty plea at issue in campaign
3rd Congressional District
October 27, 2010
Republican 3rd Congressional District candidate Kevin Yoder pleaded guilty to refusing to take a preliminary breath test in connection with a 2009 incident, Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson said.
Education, employment central issues of Kansas House District 38 race
October 25, 2010
Republican incumbent Anthony Brown, a Eudora carpenter, is running against Democrat Roberta Eveslage, a retired educator from Lenexa.
Debate among JoCo chairman candidates focuses on spending
September 28, 2010
Johnson County Commission chairwoman Annabeth Surbaugh and her opponent for the seat, Commissioner Ed Eilert, continued to debate county spending during a joint appearance Tuesday.
Moore, Yoder again square off in debate
September 22, 2010
Candidates for the 3rd Congressional District on Wednesday debated on topics including education, health care reform and climate change.
Eudoran looking to run as independent in 3rd Congressional District
August 27, 2010
A Eudora man, trying to get on the ballot as an independent candidate in the 3rd Congressional District, will plead his case today.
GOP congressional office seekers downplay political experience
July 27, 2010
Nine candidates are vying for a chance to be the party’s nominee for the seat, which is now held by Dennis Moore, a Democrat who chose not to seek re-election. Of those nine, seven are without any past legislative experience, which they say is a reason to vote for them.
Holland won’t seek support from the Kansas Chamber of Commerce
June 23, 2010
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Holland on Friday told the largest business organization in Kansas to take a hike.
Kobach takes floor at scheduled candidate forum
June 17, 2010
Wednesday evening was supposed to be a time for candidates seeking the Republican nomination for Kansas secretary of state to voice their stances and ask young Johnson County Republicans for their vote.
Holland chooses area senator for Democratic ticket
June 10, 2010
The Democratic gubernatorial team on Wednesday struck out at the likely GOP standard-bearer as a Washington, D.C., insider who pushed failed policies and divisive politics.

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