Nine of the ten mayoral candidates for Wichita took stage at the Mary Jane Teall Theater at Century II on Thursday night to talk about their positions on the arts.
The Wichita Arts Council hosted the forum.
With little less than three weeks until the primaries, the candidates first spoke about their own relationship with the arts. Tony Rosales, a private business owner, says he’s been involved in theatre throughout his life. He encouraged any young artist to stick with it.
Elections results are now in, but for some, the votes couldn’t be totaled fast enough. KMUW’s Abigail Wilson was at the Sedgwick County GOP watch party last night.
There are a few hundred people at the Republican watch party for the 2014 midterm elections. Voters in Kansas face one of the busiest ballots in recent years and that’s definitely reflected in the atmosphere at the Marriott in East Wichita.
Early in the evening Congressman Mike Pompeo addresses the crowd.
Voters in Wichita have made their decision on a proposed one-cent sales tax. The referendum was defeated soundly, with “no” votes over 60 percent. KMUW 's Sean Sandefur has been following this story since it was first discussed by city council members and has this report . . .
On Tuesday night, election results roll across TV screens at the Hyatt in downtown Wichita--votes against the city's proposed one-cent sales tax grow and grow. At about 9:30 pm, Jon Rolph of Yes Wichita makes his remarks.