As we near the general election on Nov. 2, several local groups are planning candidate forums to help Lawrence voters make up their minds.
Lawrence school board candidates will participate in town halls Wednesday afternoon hosted by the Lawrence Public Library — first with the Kids’ Action Club, and then a second for the older crowd.
Just seven votes separated Lawrence school board candidates Elizabeth Stephens and Melissa Clissold in the race for the final spot on the November general election ballot after provisional votes were counted Monday, but Stephens will advance.
After counting 69 ballots received in the mail Wednesday, a race between two candidates for Lawrence school board is still too close to call.
Just about an hour passed Tuesday evening between the first and the final unofficial election results, and months of campaigning came to an end for several candidates for local office. For others, a new race among a smaller field of competitors began. And for a few more, it was still unclear whether they’d move on to the Nov. 2 general election.
Keep an eye on this space for updates as voter turnout numbers start to come in and unofficial poll results become available later this evening. Last update: 10:14 p.m.
Today is the last day to vote in the primary race for Lawrence City Commission and Lawrence school board. Here’s how to find out where you need to go.
We asked the Lawrence school board candidates what they think of the district’s now-universal mask mandate and, if elected, would they encourage district administrators to lift the mask mandate or keep it in place?
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez announced Tuesday that she would not prosecute violations of a newly effective law in the state of Kansas that makes it a felony for individuals to engage in conduct that would make a person think they are an elections worker.
Early voting started Wednesday for the city primary races, and advance ballots are hitting mailboxes. The primary will narrow the field of nine candidates for Lawrence City Commission and a dozen for Lawrence school board to six each.
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