Perhaps we should not be surprised that turnout was rather light for this week’s poll, which asked for your views on forthcoming Kansas City elections. The June 23 City Council campaigns appear to have gotten little attention, and respondents were fairly evenly divided on the topics we raised.
Still, with a month before the election, we encourage Kansas City voters to perk up, plug in and take responsibility for assessing the candidates who will control many important city matters over the next four years.
Here are the results of the unscientific survey, based on about 150 responses:
1) I have attended a political forum or plan to go to one before voting.
2) I am pleased with the city’s direction, so I will support more experienced candidates.
3) I am concerned about the city’s future and would prefer more newcomers.
4) In the hotly contested 4th District at-large race, I prefer ...
Jim Glover 54%
Katheryn Shields 46%