Where the KCMO Candidates Stand on Bikes and Pedestrians

Primary Election is Tuesday, April 2nd.

Read our policy platform, which outlines the big bike/ped issues in KCMO and was shared with all candidates.

Candidate Questionnaire and Responses

See the questions we asked and read the candidates’ responses below.

All voters will see the Mayor and At-Large Council races on their ballots. The “in-district” council races will only be on the ballots for voters living in each district. The top two candidates in each race will advance to the General Election on June 18th.

2nd District
Dan Fowler (Incumbent)
Kevin McEvoy

4th District At-Large
Katheryn Shields (Incumbent)
Austin Strassle
Robert Westfall

5th District At-Large
Lee Barnes Jr. (Incumbent)
Erik Dickinson

6th District At-Large
Andrea Bough
Stacey Johnson-Cosby

*4th District candidate Eric Bunch is also BikeWalkKC’s Policy Director. In the interest of transparency and fairness, the three in-district candidates in his race chose not to respond to our questionnaire.


Candidates Not Responding

These candidates did not submit responses for the questionnaire. Please refer to the candidates’ social media and campaign websites for more information on their views of topics related to walking and biking:

Mayor
Alissia Canady  |  Clay Chastain  |  Henry Klein  |  Vincent Lee
Quinton Lucas  | Steve Miller  |  Jermaine Reed  |  Scott Wagner

1st District At-Large
Kevin O’Neill (Unopposed)

1st District
Heather Hall (Incumbent, Unopposed)

2nd District At-Large
Teresa Loar (Incumbent, Unopposed)

3rd District
Shaheer Akhtab
Pat Clarke
Joseph Jackson
Rachel Riley
Melissa Robinson
Joseph Thomas

4th District*
Eric Bunch
Jared Campbell
Geoff Jolley

5th District At-Large
Dwayne Williams

5th District
Stephan Gordon
Ryana Parks-Shaw
Mitch Sudduth

6th District
Kevin McManus (Incumbent, Unopposed)

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Please Note: Because BikeWalkKC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we are prohibited from endorsing any candidate for public office. The information presented above is intended solely for voter education. No endorsement of or opposition to any candidate is implied.

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