March 6, 2012
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Neal Sawyer was sworn in to the council Monday night with the other April 3 election winners — incumbents won the mayoral race and all four council races — but a sliver of a chance remained that his race would be challenged.
Ward II race decided by less than 1 percent
Shawnee Mayor Jeff Meyers will see a third term in the office after defeating challenger Eric Jenkins in Tuesday's election. Incumbents also won all four of Shawnee's City Council races, though one eked by with a margin of less than 1 percent.
For Neal Sawyer, “Good Starts Here” isn’t just a city motto.
Sawyer, the incumbent, faces challenger Mike Kemmling in the April 3 general election
The Dispatch sent written questionnaires to each of the two candidates in the Ward II City Council race and is publishing their answers, unedited, online. Neal Sawyer's responses are below.