August 29, 2014

Redistricting pairs Gardner with Edgerton, creates new Johnson County Senate district

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill will be represented by new Senators and members of the House.

A trio of federal judges released redistricting maps around midnight on June 8. The maps will allow primary elections, set for …

UPDATED: Sen. Olson to consider asking to join redistricting lawsuit

 Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Sen. Rob Olson, R-Olathe, is considering hiring an attorney and asking the court if he can join the battle over redrawing state Senate, House and Congressional lines.
Olson represents Gardner, Edgerton, and a portion of Spring Hill …

Precinct members select Olson to replace Brownlee

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill will have new representation in Topeka once the 2011 Legislature starts in January.

Robert Olson

Precinct committee men and women selected Rep. Rob Olson, R-Olathe, to replace Sen. Karin Brownlee, R-Olathe, on …

OPINION: The people deserve more say in Brownlee’s replacement

Gardner, Edgerton and part of Spring Hill will have new representation in the Kansas Senate very soon, and the people’s voice will be strangely absent from the process.

Voters overwhelmingly elected Brownlee to her current post in 2008, but that …

Two seek to replace Brownlee in state Senate

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

At least two Olathe politicians are campaigning to replace Sen. Karin Brownlee, R-Olathe, in the Kansas Senate come January. There may be more candidates when Republican precinct committeemen and women meet on Dec. 20 to elect her …