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Johnson County voters will face choices in a handful of key countywide contests in the upcoming Aug. 6 primary, which will determine who moves on to vie in November's general election. As we've done for more than a decade now,...
About 22% of signatures collected in Johnson County last year on a petition aimed at declaring No Labels an official political party in Kansas were rejected after a review by county election officials. It's not clear whether some of those...
The primary election filing deadline for candidates passed on Monday in Johnson County. Now, the Post looks to the primary election to see who will appear on ballots for voters heading to the polls Aug. 6. Board of County Commissioners One...
Editor's note: This story has been updated to include comments from Doug Bedford. Sheriff Calvin Hayden admitted this week that the search warrant he said he had “in hand” for old county election ballots had not been signed by...
Under persistent questioning at a Republican meeting Monday, Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe repeated that he was unaware of any search warrant being issued for past election ballots, a direct contradiction to what Sheriff Calvin Hayden said last...
Johnson County Sheriff Calvin Hayden asserted last weekend at a Republican Party gathering that he had a search warrant in hand just as county election officials were about to go through with destruction of old ballots earlier this year. But...
Doug Bedford and incumbent Calvin Hayden, the two Republican candidates for Johnson County sheriff, took markedly different approaches as they introduced themselves to Republicans at a Saturday morning event. To a crowd of about 100 people gathered at the Johnson...
By Celisa Calacal  Jackson County voters handed the Kansas City Royals and Chiefs a major setback on Tuesday, rejecting a stadium sales tax extension that would fund a new downtown baseball stadium and renovations at Arrowhead Stadium. Question 1 would have...
Wrangling between the county commission and Sheriff Calvin Hayden over preservation of Johnson County election ballots from years past is not over, even though the ballots have already been destroyed. State law requires the destruction of old ballots, but Attorney General...
Turnout for Tuesday’s presidential preference primary was stunning — stunningly low, that is. But maybe that’s to be expected due to the scheduling and the fact that the field has already been narrowed to only two presumptive nominees, say...
By Sherman Smith  The executive director of the Kansas Republican Party said Monday that an event at a GOP fundraiser Friday night that allowed people to kick and beat the president in effigy was the result of “poor judgment” by an “outside...
By Sherman Smith Kansas Republicans have condemned a fundraiser Friday night where attendees paid to kick and beat an effigy of President Joe Biden, distancing themselves from extremists who have seized control of the party. The Biden-bashing antics were part of...