KC Council candidates respond to bike/ped questions

MoBikeFed asked all candidates in next week's general election for Kansas City Mayor and City Council to respond a series of questions about bicycling and walking issues.  Candidate answers from those that chose to respond are provided here for voter education, without endorsements or recommendations.  

Everyone will vote for mayor and the "at-large" Council candidats.  Only residents of specific districts vote for the "in-district" candidates.  Don't forget to vote on Tuesday, March 22nd

Printable 2-page summary of all candidates and responses that you can take to the voting booth (PDF). 

All links below are PDFs.


1st District (Clay County, eastern Platte)
  • Dick Davis


1st District At-Large

2nd District (most of Platte County)


2nd District At-Large

  • Ed Ford (incumbent)
  • Allen Dillingham

3rd District (East Side and Northeast)

  • Jermaine Reed
  • Sharon Sanders Brooks (incumbent)

3rd District At-Large

  • Melba Curls (incumbent)
  • Brandon Ellington

4th District 

  • Jan Marcason (incumbent)

4th District At-Large

  • John Crawford
  • Jim Glover

5th District (Southeast)

  • Ken Bacchus
  • Michael Brooks

5th District At-Large

6th District (south)


6th District At-Large

Background information provided to candidates:

Voting locations, sample ballot, and other election information for the KCMO elections March 22nd.

If you'd like to do candidate questionnaires in your city or area, MoBikeFed can help by providing sample questionnaires, posting the results on our web site, and distributing the information and summaries to our members and supporters in your city or area.  Just contact director [at] mobikefed.org.

Municipal elections are coming up across Missouri on Tuesday, April 5th, so now is the perfect time to ask candidates about bicycle and pedestrian issues.