Elections

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.
Holland taps Wyandotte County senator as running mate
June 9, 2010
Democratic candidate for governor Tom Holland announced Wednesday that he has picked state Sen. Kelly Kultala as his lieutenant governor running mate.
Retiring principal to challenge for 39th District House seat
May 28, 2010
Joe Novak, Shawnee, has announced his candidacy for the 39th District House seat. The 39th District covers western Wyandotte County, northwestern Johnson County and eastern Leavenworth, including Bonner and Basehor.
Jordan drops out of congressional race
April 23, 2010
The 2008 Republican nominee’s exit from the congressional race also comes after rival Kansas Rep. Kevin Yoder, of Overland Park, had gained a fundraising edge since the beginning of the year.
Stephene Moore announces bid for Congress
April 6, 2010
The wife of retiring U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kan., announced today that she would try to succeed her husband as the 3rd District representative.
Applicants needed for county advisory boards
March 31, 2010
The Johnson County Board of Commissioners is now accepting applications from interested residents who would like to be considered for ten appointments to serve on five advisory boards of County Government.
Recession shapes State of the County speech
March 30, 2010
To a room full of county business, civic and community leaders, Annabeth Surbaugh, chairman of the Johnson County Commission, gave the state of the county.
De Soto gets an A+ in financing
March 26, 2010
When it comes to public finances, Standard and Poor’s give De Soto an A+.
De Soto city clerk recognized for her work
March 15, 2010
Lana McPherson, De Soto city clerk, has been named the 2010 Mildred Vance City Clerk/Finance Officer of the Year for the State of Kansas
De Soto City Council
March 4 agenda
February 26, 2010
De Soto City Council, 7 p.m., March 4, City Hall, 32905 W. 84th ST.
Baldwin City’s Holland announces he’ll run for governor
01:15 p.m., February 17, 2010 Updated 09:54 a.m.
State Sen. Tom Holland, a Baldwin City Democrat, not only threw his hat into the ring for the governor’s position Wednesday, he came out swinging against Sam Brownback, a Republican favored to win the seat.