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Nancy J Hulston
Mary Semple Scott
Board of Election Comm...
Kansas City Organization
Report on the activities of the Jackson County Suffrage Campaign Committee, organized to promote the right of women to vote, located at 710 Walnut Street.
Kansas City, Missouri Wards and Precincts
Map of Kansas City showing division into twenty-one sections, probably wards, with smaller subdivisions, probably voting precincts.
Kansas City, Missouri, Election Commissions Ward Maps
Collection of political ward maps from 1941.
Kansas City, Missouri, Senatorial Districts
Outline map showing boundaries of state senate districts in Kansas City. Reverse lists wards and precincts in each district.
KCResources, page 97
Keep Northeast Separate
Announcement of the "redrawing" of the the "district boundaries" of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, involving the effort of the Northeast neighborhood to keep its voting districts south of the Missouri...
Lie Down for America: How the Republican Party Sows Ruin on the Great Plains
April 1, 2004
In this article Frank, author of 'What's the Matter with Kansas?', explores the phenomenon of working-class midwesterners voting Republican against what would seem to be their best interests. He discusses...
Mail-In Vote Had KC Roots - And Foe
October 15, 2010
In the 1960s Phil Koury and other prominent Kansas Citians pushed the idea of mail-in elections and advance voting. Koury founded the Committee on the Mail Ballot Inc. to help boost voter turnout in elections...
Many Cities Lack Voting Machines
Article about the reasons for and methods used in voting machines, not used by cities near Kansas City.
Map of Clay County, Missouri
Map showing the locations of the three state representative voting districts in Clay County, Missouri.
Members Voting for Board of Governors
January 5, 1954
N. Emerson Paton (right) and two others casting their votes for the Board of Governors of the South Central Business Association.
Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present
Biographical sketch of Annette Moore, co-organizer of "the Women's Jefferson Democratic Club" following women's suffrage in 1920. Born in Quebec, Canada and raised in Missouri before becoming a lawyer...
Missouri in Motion?
July 18, 1956
Article about the Missouri Synod of the Lutheran Church's isolationism, voting "to keep their denomination clear even of other Lutherans."
Missouri Legislative Districts
Information on the new voting districts laid out in 1932 for the state of Missouri.
File has information on suffrage, or the right to vote, before 1920 (not including women) and after 1920 (including women), disenfrachisement of Confederate sympathizers, black suffrage, and general qualifications...
More Blacks Head to Polls, but Influence Is Questioned
November 7, 1984
News article about the lack of significance of greater black voting turnout in the 1984 elections in comparison to the 1980 elections. There were "10,000 more voters in Kansas City's predominantly black...
Museum Plan Draws Fire from North Area
Map, illustration, and article about the controversy surrounding the "proposal to increase the Kansas City museum tax" for "operation of a proposed science museum at Union Station" with revenues only planned...
My Indignation. ..My Shame
Article about the election frauds in Kansas City government, with a photo of fraudulent signatures in a precinct book and a photo of Gil Bourk, promoter of "permanent registration."
N. Emerson Paton
August 3, 1954
South Central Business Association Secretary N. Emerson Paton standing near what appears to be a voting booth at the home of Berl Berry.
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