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Kansas City, KS is a vibrant city situated in the northeast corner of Kansas. The city is known for its diverse population and rich cultural heritage. Politically, Kansas City, KS has a strong presence in local politics. The city has an elected mayor and eight members on the City Council who are responsible for laws and ordinances that govern the city. Additionally, there are two state representatives and one state senator serving on behalf of the area in Topeka. There are also several school board members who serve on the Unified School District 500 Board of Education. All these representatives work together to ensure that Kansas City remains safe and prosperous. Local residents have an active role in shaping their community’s future through engaging with their elected officials from all levels of government. Through direct dialogue with their representatives, they can help shape the laws that affect everyday life for everyone living in Kansas City, KS.

The political climate in Kansas City, KS is moderately liberal.

Wyandotte County, KS is strongly liberal. In Wyandotte County, KS 64.5% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 33.2% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 2.4% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Wyandotte county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 64.5% to 33.2%.
Wyandotte county voted Democratic in every Presidential election since 2000.


The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Kansas City, KS is moderately liberal.


Wyandotte County, Kansas is strongly liberal.

Kansas City Metro Area is leaning liberal.

Kansas is somewhat conservative.

The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index is based on recent voting in national elections, federal campaign contributions by local residents, and consumer personality profiles.
VoteWord™

Displaying 20 years of Presidential voting, visualized in one word.

Kansas City, Kansas: D D D D D D

How It Works:
Here at BestPlaces, we were looking at the voting patterns since the 2000 election and realized that we could express the results of each election as one letter. R if the Republican Party candidate won, D if the Democratic Party candidate won and I if the Independent Party candidate won. The six elections (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020) would be expressed as six-letter word (R R D R R).

Then we went a little further and added the dimension of magnitude. If the difference of victory was greater than 10 percent, the letter is upper case, and lower case if the difference was less than 10 percent. This allows us to see interesting voting patterns at just a glance.

Here's the VoteWord for Iowa d r d d r. In the last six elections the state has been closely contested, voting narrowly for the Republican Party candidate in 2016 and 2020 after voting for the Democratic Party in 2008 and 2012. Virginia (r r d d d D) has voted for the Democratic Party in the last three elections.


Individual Campaign Contributions in Kansas City, KS

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 3,486 contributions totaling $353,669 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $101 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 930 contributions totaling $204,833 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $220 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

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Avoid living in Kansas City, KS (Wyandotte Co.) by all means! We made the mistake of moving to this dump. High crime, high unemployment, murders daily, dilapidated  More

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nice weather if you like changing  More

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