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General Election — April 5, 2011

  • Lawrence City Commission
  • Lawrence School Board
  • Baldwin City Council
  • Baldwin City School Board At-Large
  • Baldwin City School Board District 1
  • Baldwin City School Board District 2
  • Baldwin City School Board District 3
  • Basehor City Council
  • Basehor-Linwood School Board At-Large
  • Basehor-Linwood School Board District 1
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  • Basehor-Linwood School Board District 3
  • Bonner Springs City Council Ward 1
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  • Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Board of Education
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  • Douglas County Kaw Drainage District
  • Eudora City Council
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  • Lecompton City Council
  • Lecompton Mayor
  • McLouth City Council
  • McLouth Mayor
  • McLouth School Board Position 1
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  • McLouth School Board Position 6
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  • Oskaloosa City Council
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  • Oskaloosa School Board Position 1
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  • Ottawa City Commission
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  • Perry City Council
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  • Perry-Lecompton School Board Position 1
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  • Perry Mayor
  • Santa Fe Trail School Board At-Large
  • Santa Fe Trail School Board Position 1
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  • Shawnee Heights School Board At-Large
  • Shawnee Heights School Board District A
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  • Tonganoxie City Council
  • Tonganoxie Mayor
  • Tonganoxie School Board At-Large
  • Tonganoxie School Board Position 1
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  • Tonganoxie School Board Position 3
  • Wellsville City Council
  • Wellsville Mayor
  • Wellsville School Board At-Large
  • Wellsville School Board Position 1
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  • Wellsville School Board Position 3

Lawrence City Commission

All precincts reporting / 20,366 total votes / Unofficial results / Precinct breakdown

Completed candidate chats
Video: Voter Education Coalition forum for Lawrence City Commission candidates

Lawrence City Commission candidates Sven Alstrom, Bob Schumm, Mike Dever, Mike Machell and Hugh Carter participated in the Voter Education Coalition forum Monday, March 14. Watch »

Three questions for Lawrence City Commission candidates
City commission candidate Hugh Carter answers three questions City commission candidate Sven Alstrom answers three questions City Commissioner Mike Dever answers three questions City commission candidate Bob Schumm answers three questions City commission candidate Mike Machell answers three questions

LJWorld.com reporter Chad Lawhorn asked each 2011 candidate for Lawrence City Commission the same three questions: What is the role of government? Who is a political figure that you admire? How would you improve Lawrence's economy?

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Lawrence’s 2011 sales tax collections rose by $1 million
January 5, 2012
Forget about that Orange Bowl win. Forget about that National Championship. 2011 was a better year than 2008. At least from a sales tax perspective it was.
Voters elect Bob Schumm, Mike Dever, Hugh Carter to Lawrence City Commission
April 5, 2011
Experience seemed to matter Tuesday to the voters in the Lawrence City Commission race — or at least to the ones who showed up.
FINAL: Schumm, Dever, Carter elected to Lawrence City Commission
08:04 p.m., April 5, 2011 Updated 09:21 p.m.
Mike Dever, Bob Schumm, Hugh Carter, Mike Machell and Sven Alstrom are running for Lawrence City Commission.
Voters to decide leaders of city, schools today
April 5, 2011
New majorities are available on the Lawrence City Commission and Lawrence school board, and Jamie Shew is here to remind you that only a select group of folks can fill them. That would be you, Registered Voter.
Town Talk: Hugh Carter, Bob Schumm and the living wage question; League of Women Voters, Lawrence Association of Neighborhoods release candidate questionnaires
01:00 p.m., March 31, 2011 Updated 01:33 p.m.
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County:
Lawrence City Commission candidates spar over special taxing districts; Schumm defends city subsidy for fire sprinklers
March 30, 2011
“Sneaky taxes” are quickly becoming the steamy issue in the race for the Lawrence City Commission.
Fair on Saturday to feature candidates for Lawrence school board, city commission
March 30, 2011
Candidates for Lawrence City Commission and the Lawrence school board will gather Saturday morning for a Candidate Fair sponsored by the local Voter Education Coalition.
Town Talk: ‘Sneaky taxes’ heat up City Commission forum; Carter, Dever, Schumm win police and fire endorsement
March 30, 2011
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County:
Town Talk: Carter, Schumm, Dever lead in City Commission fundraising; chamber releases responses to questionnaire
March 29, 2011
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County:
Commission candidates voice opinions on city’s trash services
March 27, 2011
Every day may soon be trash day at Lawrence City Hall.
Town Talk: Subaru dealership to get new South Lawrence presence; talks to bring Chrysler dealership back to Lawrence progressing; turnout for advanced voting up over 2009 totals
March 22, 2011
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County:
Lawrence City Commission candidates sharpen their messages at forum
March 21, 2011
With the election about two weeks away, candidates for the Lawrence City Commission at a Monday evening forum became a bit more like boxers trying to pick up the pace. The jabs became a little more frequent and strategically placed as the five candidates participated in a forum hosted by the North Lawrence Improvement Association.
Lawrence City Commission candidates weigh options for downtown homeless shelter
March 19, 2011
When it comes to downtown Lawrence, there’s plenty to talk about these days in regard to a host of projects that are happening or are on the drawing board.
Advance voting under way through April 4
March 19, 2011
Advance voting continues through noon April 4 for folks looking to personally cast their votes for Lawrence City Commission, Lawrence school board and other area races before Election Day arrives.
Voter Education Coalition announces Candidate Fairs, forum
March 17, 2011
The local Voter Education Coalition has announced plans for a Lawrence school board forum and a Candidate Fair for school board and City Commission candidates.

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