LIVE ELECTION UPDATES | April 2 Kansas City-area elections

LIVE ELECTION UPDATES | April 2 Kansas City-area elections
LIVE ELECTION UPDATES | April 2 Kansas City-area elections
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Check back throughout tonight as we keep track of the latest results and thoughts from the April 2, 2024 municipal election held across Kansas City.

CHECK THIS LINK THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT FOR COMPLETE RESULTS

8:30 pm | The Kansas City Election Board just released a batch of more than 32,000 ballots. In KCMO proper, no votes (18,697) are still outpacing yes votes (13,557).

KCMO properly combined with Jackson County show roughly 58 percent of the vote going no, with 42 percent going yes.

8:25 pm | With a little more than 14,000 ballots counted so far in Jackson County, the “No” vote is taking in 61 percent compared to 39 percent who voted “yes.”

7:50 pm | While it’s not going to have any new numbers for the stadium sales tax question, we did just receive the first batch of roughly 1,300 ballots cast in Platte County.

LINK | Platte County election results

7:30 pm | As we wait for additional batches of votes to be counted, we want to share a report earlier today from KSHB 41’s Caroline Hogan.

Caroline caught up with Royals great Willie Aikens to get his reaction to the future of Kauffman Stadium.

Watch Caroline’s story in the video player below.

Former Royals player weighs in on Kauffman Stadium’s future

7:10 pm | Jackson County Election Board has released the first batch of results – the roughly 5,200 or so absentee ballots.

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7pm | Polls are now closed across the area. It’s going to take a bit before we start to receive results.

On Monday night, election officials said they had already received 5,200 advance ballots.

“That’s unheard of for an April election,” said Tammy Brown, Jackson County Board of Elections Director Tammy Brown told KSHB 41.

Earlier today, KSHB 41’s Abby Dodge kept tabs on turnout throughout the day on Tuesday.

Watch Abby’s report in the video player below.

Kansas City Election Board predicts increase in voter turnout for Tuesday’s election

Kansas City’s election board predicted a voter turnout in the low 20 percent range. Those estimates were on pace throughout the afternoon.

KCEB told KSHB 41 a typical April election attracts about 8-13% of voters in the city.

6:30 pm | While dozens of races and questions appeared on ballots across the area Tuesday, the debate on Question 1, the stadium sales tax question, was the focus of intense campaigning on both sides of the issue.

KSHB 41’s Charlie Keegan spent Tuesday looking at what happens next if either the “Yes” or “No” votes win.

Watch Charlie’s report in the video player below.

What happens next if ‘yes’ or ‘no’ vote wins Tuesday night?


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