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Room and board increases approved by Kansas Board of Regents
December 19, 2012
The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday approved a 2.5 percent increase for room and board at Kansas University. By Scott Rothschild.
State primary results certified
August 30, 2008
The results of the primary earlier this month became final and official Friday, showing that turnout was higher than expected.
13% turn out for vote
August 6, 2008
Douglas County poll workers weren’t as busy as they’d like to have been for Tuesday’s primary. Only 10,436 voters cast ballots, making turnout a low 13 percent, even with a competitive congressional primary race between Republicans Jim Ryun and Lynn Jenkins and four total primaries for two County Commission seats.
Dentist wins local district handily
August 6, 2008
Control of the State Board of Education and the fate of evolution in the classroom could be in the hands of Lawrence voters in November.
Conservatives leading in half contested races
August 6, 2008
Conservatives hoping to make inroads in the Republican primary toward reclaiming control of the State Board of Education were leading in half the contested races Tuesday night. Conservative Kathy Martin, of Clay Center, the only incumbent seeking re-election, had 52 percent of the vote in the 6th District against moderate Bill Pannbacker, with 98 percent of precincts reporting.
Evolution an issue in board race
August 3, 2008
When discussing State Board of Education races, talk quickly turns to evolution. The 10-member board has been on a seesaw over the years. When conservatives gain a majority, they adopt science standards critical of evolution, and when moderates gain control, as they did in 2006, the standards go back to supporting the teaching of evolution.
818 advance votes for primary received
July 31, 2008
As of Wednesday, 818 advance votes had been cast or mailed into the Douglas County Clerk’s office for Tuesday’s primary election.
423 advance votes cast
July 25, 2008
Elections officers said Thursday that the first week of advance voting before the Aug. 5 primary election has been relatively busy.
Voters have until 7 p.m today to register for Aug. 5 primary
July 21, 2008
Today is the last day to register to be eligible to vote in the Aug. 5 primary election in Kansas. The Douglas County Clerk’s office at the courthouse, 1100 Mass., will be open until 7 p.m. today to accept registration applications for county residents.
Election may create new challenge to evolution
State Board of Education’s moderate majority at stake
July 21, 2008
In the State Board of Education races, simple math could start another round in the long-running fight in Kansas about evolution. Five seats on the 10-member board are up for election this year, and of those, three are held by moderates who are not seeking re-election.
Advance voting for primary begins
July 17, 2008
About 40 people cast their ballots Wednesday at the Douglas County Courthouse.
Advance primary voting begins today in county
July 16, 2008
Douglas County’s chief elections officer is optimistic that several contested races in the Aug. 5 primary election will boost voter turnout. Advance voting begins today at the Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. The county’s turnout was 12 percent during the 2006 primary. But a GOP showdown is in store between former Congressman Jim Ryun and State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins and two party primaries in each Douglas County Commission race might draw more people to the polls, said Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew.