On June 18th KCMO voters will elect a new Mayor and City Council. We've made a lot of progress towards a city that is walkable and bikeable, but we still have a long way to go. This next Mayor and Council will be critical for accelerating the pace of change in Kansas City.
Candidate Forum: Watch the video from the candidate forum hosted by BikeWalkKC and the KC Regional Transit Alliance on June 18th.
BikeWalkKC offered all candidates the opportunity to review our 2019 Policy Platform and to respond to our candidate questionnaire. Click on a candidate's name to see their responses. Those indicated by *asterisks did not respond to our candidate questionnaire.
You will see one of these on your ballot.
Heather Hall (Incumbent, unopposed) *
Melissa Robinson *
Joseph "Joey Cuts" Thomas *
4th District (note)
Eric Bunch **
Geoff Jolley **
Edward Bell, II
Ryanna Parks-Shaw *
Kevin McManus (Incumbent, unopposed)
You will see all six of these on your ballot.
1st District At-Large
Kevin O'Neill (unopposed) *
2nd District At-Large
Theresa Loar (Incumbent, unopposed) *
5th District At-Large
Lee Barnes, Jr. (Incumbent) *
Dwayne Williams *
- June 19, 2019
- June 13, 2019
- May 29, 2019
- May 22, 2019
- March 26, 2019
About the election on June 18th
Voters will see the top two finalists from the April 2nd primary election. Everyone will see the races for Mayor and the six at-large council seats, plus the one in-district council seat corresponding to your location in the city.
- 1st District: Northland, mostly Clay County
- 2nd District: Northland, mostly Platte County
- 3rd District: East Side
- 4th District: Downtown/Midtown/Plaza, Historic Northeast, Clay County south/southwest of I-35
- 5th District: Southeast KC, Little Blue Valley
- 6th District: Brookside, Waldo, south of I-435
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.