2019 Kansas City mayoral election

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Kansas City mayoral election, 2019
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Nominee Jolie Justus Quinton Lucas

Incumbent Mayor

Sly James
Democratic



The 2019 Kansas City mayoral election will take place on June 18, 2019, to elect the next Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri. The election will be held concurrently with various other local elections, and is officially nonpartisan.[1]

Incumbent mayor Sly James, in office since 2011, is term-limited and cannot seek the office again.[2]

In the nonpartisan primary held on April 2, 2019[3], city council members Jolie Justus and Quinton Lucas were the top-two vote winners and will face off in the general election on June 18, 2019.[4][5]

Candidates[edit]

The filing deadline is January 8.[1]

Declared[edit]

Withdrew[edit]

Declined[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Primary[edit]

Jolie Justus
Jason Kander (withdrew)
Statewide and local politicians

Primary election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Alissia
Canady
Clay
Chastain
Phil
Glynn
Jolie
Justus
Henry
Klein
Vincent
Lee
Quinton
Lucas
Steve
Miller
Jermaine
Reed
Scott
Taylor
Scott
Wagner
Undecided Other
SurveyUSA[14] February 26–March 13 610 ±5.3% 8% 2% 1% 13% 1% 1% 4% 9% 7% 5% 4% 44% -
Remington[15][16] February 485 ±4% 6% 3% - 18% - - 7% 15% 7% 7% 7% 29% -

Results[edit]

Kansas City mayoral primary election, 2019[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Nonpartisan Jolie Justus 12,630 22.59
Nonpartisan Quinton Lucas 10,287 18.40
Nonpartisan Alissia Canady 7,514 13.44
Nonpartisan Steve Miller 6,800 12.16
Nonpartisan Scott Wagner 5,044 9.02
Nonpartisan Scott Taylor 4,875 8.72
Nonpartisan Phil Glynn 4,358 7.79
Nonpartisan Jermaine Reed 3,228 5.77
Nonpartisan Clay Chastain 514 0.92
Nonpartisan Henry Klein 364 0.65
Nonpartisan Vincent Lee 204 0.36
Nonpartisan Write-in 100 0.18
Total votes 55,918 100

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Kansas City mayoral general election, 2019
Party Candidate Votes %
Nonpartisan Jolie Justus
Nonpartisan Quinton Lucas
Total votes

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2019 Mayor & Council Election Guide, Kansas CityWikidata Q58808946
  2. ^ Abouhalkah, Yael T. (May 27, 2015). "Let's skip ahead and peek at Kansas City's 2019 mayoral race". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  3. ^ "Kansas City Mayor - Primary". Our Campaigns. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  4. ^ Kite, Allison; Vockrodt, Steve; Marson, Andy (April 2, 2019). "Council members Justus, Lucas win Kansas City mayoral primary, will face off in June". The Kansas City Star. Kansas City, Missouri. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  5. ^ Next Scheduled Election, Kansas City, MissouriWikidata Q63063817
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Rodriguez, Lisa (June 6, 2018). "Here's Who's Running For Mayor Of Kansas City, Missouri, In 2019 — So Far". KCUR. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  7. ^ a b c d e Kite, Allison (January 16, 2019). "List of Kansas City candidates for council, mayor preview a very different City Hall". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  8. ^ a b Telep, Nicolas (June 25, 2018). "Jason Kander Confirms Run For Kansas City Mayor, Justus Out". KCUR. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  9. ^ "A personal note from Jason Kander". JasonKander.com. October 2, 2018. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
  10. ^ https://twitter.com/AP4Liberty/status/1047204324068220930
  11. ^ Gutierrez, Andres (October 3, 2018). "Jason Kander campaign will refund campaign contributions". KSHB. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Endorsements". JustusForKC.com. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  13. ^ a b c d e f "Jason Kander to Run for Mayor of Kansas City" (PDF). JasonKander.com. June 25, 2018. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  14. ^ "Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #24638" (PDF). www.kansascity.com. March 15, 2019. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  15. ^ a b "Independent poll shows KC's mayoral race wide open". KMBC. February 22, 2019. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  16. ^ a b https://ballotpedia.org/Mayoral_election_in_Kansas_City,_Missouri_(2019)
  17. ^ "Kansas City Primary Election Results 2019". KCUR. April 2, 2019. Retrieved April 3, 2019.

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites