If he wins the June 23 election, Kansas City Mayor Sly James could face some challenges in a second term. His wide lead in the polls and his impressive victory in the primary may lead to lower voter turnout, which in turn could lower the threshold for the number of signatures needed for petition initiatives.
If he wins the June 23 election, Kansas City Mayor Sly James could face some challenges in a second term. His wide lead in the polls and his impressive victory in the primary may lead to lower voter turnout, which in turn could lower the threshold for the number of signatures needed for petition initiatives. File photo by ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com
If he wins the June 23 election, Kansas City Mayor Sly James could face some challenges in a second term. His wide lead in the polls and his impressive victory in the primary may lead to lower voter turnout, which in turn could lower the threshold for the number of signatures needed for petition initiatives. File photo by ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com

Sly James’ re-election race may be quiet, but challenges await in the next term

June 14, 2015 05:31 PM