Voter Resources for the April 2 KCMO primary election

Kansas City voters go to the polls on April 2 2019,  to weigh in on several races and issues. Want to be prepared to cast your ballot? The Library has an array of election resources, including video from recent mayoral forums, to help you make informed choices on Election Day.

Election Dates:

TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2019: Primary Election
TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2019: General Election

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Who Will Lead KC?

Nearing Kansas City’s April 2 primary, the eight leading candidates to succeed outgoing Mayor Sly James gathered for a public forum soliciting their stands on the city’s most pressing issues. Nick Haines of KCPT-Kansas City PBS moderated. The program was co-presented by the Library, KCPT, and the Black Community Fund. The event aired later on KCPT.

About the event >
Listen to program audio >
Watch video >

More about the KCPT/Flatland reporting series Who Will Lead KC?


Mayoral Town Hall: Millennial Edition

Young voters interested in Kansas City’s future attended a live town hall featuring candidates vying to be next mayor to become better acquainted with each candidate’s platform and learn about the city’s most pressing issues. The program took place at the National World War I Museum and Memorial was presented in partnership with Young Friends of the Kansas City Public Library, The Modernists, KCUR Generation Listen, GenKC.



Kansas City Election Resources

Kansas City Board of Elections
Check your voter status
KCMO City Council District Map

View the April 2 ballot

Vote 411

The League of Women Voters offers a number of voter resources, including a personalized ballot viewable online that covers your area's races and ballot issues. You can learn about candidates and compare them side-by-side, and then save your ballot for election day by printing, texting, or emailing it to yourself.

Vote 411 Election Guide

Voter Registration

Voter registration resources at the Library