September 17, 2014

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 …

Recall committee files campaign finance report

Open record courtesy of Johnson County Election Office

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

The Gardner Recall Committee filed a campaign finance report with the Johnson County Election Office at 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 7. The committee – which included

Gardner residents Chuck …

Gardner City Council ballot set

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

A lot of newcomers threw their hats in the ring for a chance to sit on the Gardner City Council for the next four years. Three seats will be up for grabs in the April 5 municipal …

OPINION: Voters deserve truth about how campaigns are financed

Politics are not for the squeamish or uninitiated.

It’s said that campaigns and lawmaking is much like making sausage, an ugly and bloody mess. Not everyone cares for the stench.

Campaign finance laws are only a part of the mess.…