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2019 Mayor & Council Election Guide

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Voters of the City of Kansas City, Missouri will elect a new mayor and council members in 2019.

The primary election was April 2, 2019. The top two finishers in the race face each other in the general election on June 18. The new City Council terms start August 1 and run four years.

The City has six council districts. Of the 12 council positions, six are elected at-large, by voters across the city. Six are elected by voters within each council district.

Voters will see a municipal question on the ballot due to an initiative petition. Multiple school districts have candidates and bond questions on the ballot as well.

Sample ballots and polling information are available from the election authorities that run the elections:

Other Resources

Review information about the infrastructure proposal (now branded GO KC) that was approved by voters on April 4, 2017.

Mayor Council Election Guide Brochure CoverLearn about the qualifications for being the Mayor or Councilmember, campaign contributions and more with the 2019 Mayor & Council Election Guide.

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