Overland Park & Leawood

April 29, 2013 10:21 PM

Tall mayor keeps a low profile in Overland Park

Political experts say it is curious for a mayor of a city as large as Overland Park to attract no challengers, but Carl Gerlach, a 6-foot-10 former basketball star, has run unopposed twice. Supporters and critics alike describe Gerlach as a nice guy, a good manager who is humble and shuns the spotlight.

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