On June 18, Kansas City residents will go to the polls to elect school board members, an almost totally new city council and a new mayor, since current mayor Sly James cannot run again due to term limits. With so many open races, voter interest is high – but with little to separate the candidates, the way many people vote may come down to personalities. However, for many of the city’s core residents, earning their vote for mayor will depend considerably on how the two candidates say they will approach what are two core issues, affordable housing and violent crime.
We asked the candidates their thoughts on both of these issues. View the slides to see their answers.
Since 1996, Bonita has served as as Editor-in-Chief of The Community Voice newspaper. As the owner, she has guided the Wichita-based publication’s growth in reach across the state of Kansas and into...
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