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General Election — November 4, 2008

Kansas House, District 42

All precincts reporting / 12,476 total votes / Unofficial results

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Candidate forum is Monday at Free State
October 19, 2008
Candidates for the Kansas House and the Kansas State Board of Education will be featured Monday in a forum organized by the local Voter Education Coalition.
Baker forum draws candidates for several state, county seats
October 15, 2008
Baker University students showed their concern about the national economy by the questions they posed to state and local candidates at a forum Tuesday night on campus.
New ballots easier for voters to read
October 6, 2008
The ballot for Douglas County voters will look different in the Nov. 4 general election. But County Clerk Jamie Shew says the changes are not drastic and are necessary to help voters better read and understand the ballot. “People find this far easier to read, clear to read, easier to use,” Shew said. “It doesn’t change. You still mark the ovals.”
Landlords may see changes
September 9, 2008
City commissioners tonight will consider changes to the city’s rental licensing program that would affect when landlords must renew their licenses.
Extra page on ballot could cost thousands
September 1, 2008
The number of races and questions on the general election ballot appears to be a double-edged sword for Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew and election officials. The presidential, congressional, state and county races, plus three Lawrence sales tax questions, should help boost voter turnout. But it also means lots of words on the ballot.
Challengers keep up in fundraising for races
August 18, 2008
Most challengers to area incumbents in state legislative races are holding their own in fundraising as the Nov. 4 general election nears. Republican Scott Morgan, a Lawrence school board member, received more campaign contributions through July 24 in the state Senate race against incumbent Democrat Marci Francisco, a former Lawrence mayor.
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.