Tuesday, July 07, 2020
TKC BREAKING NEWS!!! FREEDOM, INC. RELEASES 2020 KANSAS CITY AUGUST PRIMARY ELECTION ENDORSEMENTS!!!
Freedom, Incorporated is one of the most influential political & civil rights organizations in Kansas City. For more than half a century this group has been the official voice of the local urban electorate. As the 2020 campaign season approaches, it's critical to understand that 'Freedom' has the power to influence and determine election outcomes across the metro & Missouri.
Accordingly . . .
FIRST ON TKC!!! CHECK THE FREEDOM, INC. 2020 AUGUST PRIMARY ELECTION ENDORSEMENTS!!!
Freedom Incorporated Forward supports Medicaid Expansion, which is Constitution Amendment No 2, on the ballot. We are also supporting the $30 million Bond issue for Hickman Mills School District. There is no tax increase associated with the Bond issue.
Freedom endorsed the following candidates:
U.S. Representative - District 5 - Emanuel Cleaver II
State Senator - Barbara Anne Washington
Representatives - District 19 - Ingrid Burnett; District 22 - Yolanda Young; District 23 - Michael Johnson; District 26 - Ashley Bland Manlove; District 27 - Richard Brown; District 28 - Jerome Brown; District 36 - Mark Sharp.
Governor - Nicole Galloway
Lt. Governor - no endorsement
Secretary of State and State Treasurer - both unopposed
Attorney General - Rich Finneran
Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney - Jean Peters Baker
Jackson County Sheriff - Daryl Forté
We couldn't help but notice . . .
HARD FEELINGS BETWIXT FREEDOM, INC. & FORMER KANSAS CITY COUNCIL LADY ALISSIA CANADY PERSIST!!!
Ms. Canady has been in a grudge match with Freedom throughout the course of her political career and it seems that the Missouri Guv Lite gambit hasn't inspired any effort to mend fences.
Reality check. Ms. Canady was a long shot for the statewide office and without the support of Freedom, a victory becomes even more unlikely.
Nevertheless . . .
As the election starts to take shape, we notice the group supporting the Democratic Party establishment in the lead-up to a historic 2020 showdown with Prez Trump & his supporters.
Developing . . .