LGBT Native American Democrat wins Kansas 3rd District House race
November 7, 2018
Democrat Sharice Davids unseated Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder in Tuesday’s election to become the nation’s first LGBT and Native American woman in Congress.
Shawnee election results: Familiar faces, newcomer capture wins
November 7, 2018
Here are the unofficial state representative results from the local midterm election races.
Meet the Candidates: District 39
October 24, 2018
Here is a closer look at the candidates from District 39.
Meet the Candidates: District 17
October 24, 2018
Here is a closer look at the candidates from District 17
Meet the Candidates: District 23
October 16, 2018
In District 23, two strong female candidates are vying to represent constituents in parts of Shawnee, Lenexa and Overland Park.
Meet the Candidates: District 18
October 16, 2018
On Oct. 11, candidates from each race participated in “Popcorn & Politics,” a forum held at the Shawnee Civic Centre.
Learn how to motivate citizens to the polls
October 5, 2018
In an upcoming event, “Get Out the Vote: What Works,” you will learn how to get more Johnson County residents to the polls for each and every election.
League of Women Voters of Johnson County to register voters in Shawnee
September 19, 2018
Not registered to vote yet? Check this out!
Leavenworth County Commission approves petition to put expanded commission question on ballot
July 20, 2018
Leavenworth County voters will decide in November whether the county commission will expand to five members from three. The Leavenworth County Commission approved a resolution July 10 to put the question on the November ballot. A group pushing for the expanded board had 3,000 signatures, far more than the required 2,153, which is 5 percent of registered county voters, according to County Clerk Janet Klasinski.
Letter to the editor: Lenexa resident disappointed with City of Lenexa for allowing Kobach parade float featuring replica gun
July 8, 2018
A Lenexa resident shares his frustration regarding the controversial Kobach parade float, which features a replica rifle.
Shawnee councilman files by petition for state representative
May 27, 2018
Shawnee City Councilman Eric Jenkins has filed for state representative in District 18.
Shawnee teacher announces candidacy Kansas House District 17
January 8, 2018
Shawnee resident Laura Smith-Everett announced today her intention to run for the District 17 seat in the Kansas House of Representatives.
Shawnee election results: new faces to join city council
November 7, 2017
Shawnee will have three new city council members in January.
Meet the candidates: Shawnee City Council election guide
November 1, 2017
The general election is less than a week away.
Meet Ward 3 candidate Dave Myres
November 1, 2017
Married father-of-four Dave Myres told the Dispatch he is running for city council because he believes his priorities and principles best reflect the voters of Ward 3.