July 30, 2014

Charter commissions may reconsider partisan elections

Danedri Thompson
submissions@gardnernews.com
A Johnson County Charter Commission amendment to return to partisan elections may not be dead, despite not garnering enough votes to move the proposal ahead.
Commissioners voted 9-14 against recommending partisan elections for Board of County Commission …

Ballot question seeks to protect voting rights of mentally ill

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

A question on the Nov. 2 ballot will ask Kansas voters whether the state constitution should be amended to ensure the right of people with mental illness to vote. Existing language in Article 5 Section 2 of …