Political Awareness

Candidate Position Responses

Special Election for Kansas 4th Congressional District

On April 11, Kansans in the 4th Congressional District will go to the polls to elect a new Member of Congress to the seat that was recently vacated by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. YPW was able to ask each of the candidates—Ron Estes, Republican; James…

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So Many Ways to Vote!

Make Your Voice Heard in 2016

Voter turnout for this year’s General Election is expected to be 80% in Sedgwick County.  Will you be included in that number? If you cannot vote on Tuesday, November 8, there are plenty of other options to make sure your ballot counts in the upcoming…

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Quit the Cuts

YPW Board Takes Position on County Commission Budget Cuts

Last week we celebrated 10 years of uniting young professionals in Wichita. This week, the YPW Board is calling on its members to unite to effect positive change in our community by voicing your opinions on the Sedgwick County Commission’s recommended budget cuts. The Board’s…

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Wichita Mayoral Elections Tuesday

Effect Change Today

  Voter turnout at the last Wichita mayoral primary was only 7.7% according to this Wichita Eagle article. Will you help us turn that around in 2015? National elections may be sexier and more attention-getting, but local elections have a huge impact on our daily lives…

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Leading via involvement

The Leadership Link Action Team

By Matt Kochenower, Cargill Meat Solutions Ambassadors Team Member The Leadership Link action team develops strategies to promote leadership opportunities and education for young professionals. They do this through four subcommittees that plan events aimed at leadership and professional development for YPs. Board Placement: Connects…

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YPW Ambassador Hotel Forum

On Tuesday, February 28th Wichita voters will have the opportunity to vote on whether or not to allow the Ambassador Hotel developers to retain a percentage of the guest tax (charged to those renting rooms). This past Tuesday YPW held a forum in which representatives…

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YPW Day at the Capitol

Event Recap

by Leadership Link Team Member The Leadership Link Team of YPW has committed to provide events that bring awareness to the importance of our local and state government. One such keen initiation was to arrange a day trip to the state capitol, Topeka on Tuesday, Jan…

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Political Awareness Update

2011 Legislative Wrap Up

In 2010, YPW began a series of events that bring awareness to the importance of our local and state government. Our goals are to educate our members on the roles of city, county and state officials, create knowledgeable YPs who will get out and vote,…

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Political Awareness Update

2011 Legislative Session Information

In 2010, YPW began a series of events that bring awareness to the importance of our local and state government. Our goals are to educate our members on the roles of city, county and state officials, create knowledgeable YPs who will get out and vote,…

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Political Awareness Update

2011 Legislative Session Information

In 2010, YPW began a series of events that bring awareness to the importance of our local and state government. Our goals are to educate our members on the roles of city, county and state officials, create knowledgeable YPs who will get out and vote,…

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Vote!

2011 Primary Election

On Tuesday, March 1st, you will have an opportunity to select the candidates that will run in the general election on April 5th. Voting in these local elections is very important because local elected officials make decisions that have a huge effect on our daily…

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Political Awareness Update

2011 Legislative Session Information

In 2010, YPW began a series of events that bring awareness to the importance of our local and state government. Our goals are to educate our members on the roles of city, county and state officials, create knowledgeable YPs who will get out and vote,…

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Political Awareness Update

2011 Legislative Session Information

In 2010, YPW began a series of events that bring awareness to the importance of our local and state government. Our goals are to educate our members on the roles of city, county and state officials, create knowledgeable YPs who will get out and vote,…

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Political Awareness Update

2011 Legislative Session Information

In 2010, YPW began a series of events that bring awareness to the importance of our local and state government. Our goals are to educate our members on the roles of city, county and state officials, create knowledgeable YPs who will get out and vote,…

Read More
Political Awareness Update

2011 Legislative Session Information

In 2010, YPW began a series of events that bring awareness to the importance of our local and state government. Our goals are to educate our members on the roles of city, county and state officials, create knowledgeable YPs who will get out and vote,…

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Vote ICT

Music, barbeque, and voting—all part of June’s First Friday! Now in its third month, Wichita’s music crawl, presented by House of Schwan, KMUW, & Heffys BBQ Sauce, promises to be an event to remember as Wichitans start their summer. 22 venues will showcase 24 artists…

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Technology has come to the White House

Yesterday Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. With his presidency he is promising change and one such change is a new addition to www.whitehouse.gov. Check out the new White House blog!

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Twitter's Election 2008

This is so interesting. If you are interested in the presidential election, check this out. It is a running twitter of people voicing their opinions. While you’re there, chime in! http://election.twitter.com/

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