As we slouch toward the anti-climax of the 2019 Kansas City mayoral election the only thing that's certain is a nearly universal disdain for the litany of forums that didn't really answer any of the more serious questions posed by voters but instead served as a promotional tool for local legacy media.
Accordingly, here's a quick collection of tonight's news cycle on a 14% low-voter-turnout election that can't end soon enough.
Happy Talk Tonight
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The two candidates, Jolie Justus and Quinton Lucas, vying to be the next mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, took to the stage Wednesday night for one last public forum.
Cash King Report
Quinton Lucas and Jolie Justus, both sitting members of the City Council, faced off in the fourth mayoral debate hosted by The Star on May 30 at Ruskin High School. firstname.lastname@example.org Less than a week out from a highly competitive election for Kansas City's next mayor, one candidate still has significant sums of money to burn.
Axing Jolie Justus Questions
Jolie Justus has built her mayoral campaign around pragmatism and the idea that Kansas City needs a mayor to focus on issues like affordable housing and crime - and focus on growing the city's profile on the national stage. And, as it turns out, she's also pretty darn good at throwing axes.
Rolling With Q
Quinton Lucas has tried to position himself as the progressive candidate for Kansas City, Missouri mayor, taking bold stances on tax incentives and criminal justice reform. To get a better look at Lucas on a more personal level, KCUR's Lisa Rodriguez went to Ward Parkway Lanes with the mayoral hopeful to talk about spending time in Hutchinson, Kansas, his (rusty) Spanish and more.
Urban Core Fear Future
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City mayoral race is heading into the final stretch between Councilman Quinton Lucas and Councilwoman Jolie Justus. There are several issues that matter to Kansas City voters, and 41 Action News narrowed them down to five: public safety, roads, housing, the Troost Avenue divide and development.
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Candidates With IDENTICAL Voting Records Confront STILL Mostly Undecided Electorate
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