April 16, 2014

Charter commission passes on partisan elections

Danedri Thompson
submissions@gardnernews.com
Johnson County will continue to have non-partisan elections. Members of the county charter commission voted, 9-14, against recommending a return to partisan elections.
An audience of more than 60 residents watched as commissioners voted first to kill …

Provisional ballots unlikely to change outcome of Gardner council race

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Larry Fotovich can tell you about the waiting game following a close election.

On election night in 2009, he was down by six votes once election officials had finished voting machine tallies. But there were still provisional …

Local filing deadline approaches

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

The next election is just around the corner, and candidates are trickling into the Johnson County Election Office to get their names on the ballot.

Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill cities and school boards will elect several …

Advance mail-in voting starts this week

Voters cast ballots at Wheatridge Middle School on Election Day in 2006. Countywide, there will be 192 polling places on Nov. 2. File Photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

An initial batch of advanced ballots will leave the Johnson County Election Office today headed via U.S. Postal Service to the homes of more than 25,000 voters.

Voters can continue to apply for advanced mail ballots until …