Voters Guide: 3 Douglas County District Court judges on ballot for retention

photo by: Chris Conde

The Douglas County Judicial and Law Enforcement Center is pictured in September 2018.

Three Douglas County District Court judges are on the general election ballot for a yes or no retention vote.

Kansas district court judges stand for retention every four years. This year, those in Douglas County District Court on the ballot are Sally Pokorny, Amy Hanley and Chief Judge Peggy Kittel. There are also seven Kansas Court of Appeals judges on the ballot: Stephen Hill, of Topeka; Kim Schroeder, of Hugoton; Henry Green Jr., of Leavenworth; Anthony Powell, of Wichita; Tom Malone, of Wichita; Michael Buser, of Overland Park; and Melissa Taylor Standridge, of Leawood.

Kansas Supreme Court justices stand for retention every six years. There are no justices on the ballot this year.

Editor’s note: This story has been corrected to reflect the number of appellate court judges up for retention and to add the name of Melissa Taylor Standridge.


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