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Sterling, Kansas • Monday, October 15, 2018

Rice County Public Notices - October 11, 2018



NOVEMBER 6, 2018

State of Kansas

Rice County, Ks

I, the undersigned, Election Officer of the above name County, having secured a certified list of candidates for various offices to be made by each of the political parties of this State and in accordance with the provisions of law, I hereby publish so much thereof as is applicable to the County and I have added thereto the names and the city of address of the candidates by the several parties as the same paper file in my office. The name of the candidates of the several parties and their ballot city follows:


For US House of Representative-

Alan LaPolice Clyde Democrat

Roger Marshall Great Bend Republican

For Governor/Lt. Governor

Laura Kelly/Lynn Rogers

Topeka/Wichita Democrat

Kris Kobach/Wink Hartman

Lecompton/Rose Hill Republican

Jeff Caldwell/Mary Gerlt

Leawood/Kansas City Libertarian

Rick Kloos/Nathaniel Kloos

Berryton/Berryton independent

Greg Orman/John Doll

Fairway/Garden City independent

For Secretary of State

Brian “BAM” McClendon
Lawrence Democrat

Scott Schwab Olathe Republican

Rob Hodgkinson Stilwell Libertarian

For Attorney General

Sarah G. Swain Lawrence Democrat

Derek Schmidt

Independence Republican

For State Treasure

Marci Francisco Lawrence Democrat

Jake LaTurner Topeka Republican

For Commissioner of Insurance

Nathaniel McLaughlin

Kansas City Democrat

Vicki Schmidt Topeka Republican

For Kansas House of Representative, District 108

Steven Johnson Assaria Republican

For Kansas House of Representative, District 113

David W. Curtis Stafford Democrat

Greg Lewis St. John Republican

For Kansas House of Representative, District 114

Shanna Henry Cheney Democrat

Jack Thimesch Spivey Republican

State Board of Education-5th District

Jean Clifford Garden City Republican

State Board of Education -7th District

James Hannon Emporia Democrat

Ben Jones Sterling Republican

District Judge, District 20, Division 1

Carey Hipp Ellsworth Republican


Commissioner District 1

H. Derek McCloud Lyons Republican

County Attorney

Remington S. Dalke Lyons Republican


Atlanta Roger Edwards

Sterling Republican

Bell No Filing

Center Donald Miller

Chase Republican

Eureka Steven Janssen

Geneseo Republican

Farmer Delbert Hoelscher

Bushton Republican

Galt Kenny Carlton

Geneseo Republican

Harrison No Filing

Lincoln Kenneth Gomez

Chase Democrat

Mitchell Sean Whiteman

Lyons Republican

Odessa Michael Schafer

Little River Republican

Pioneer Cameron Coleman

Chase Republican

Raymond Kent Loesch

Raymond Republican

Rockville No Filing

Sterling   Martin Lance Buckman

Sterling Republican

Union Shane A. Cordell

Little River Democrat

Valley Drew Frederick

Alden Democrat

Victoria No Filing

East Wash. No Filing

West Wash. No Filing

Wilson Greg Johannsen

Lyons Republican

Hospital District 2 Board

Board Member No Filling

Board Member No Filling

City of Lyons City Council

1st Ward Rocky Gaines Lyons

2nd Ward Cecil Burdette Lyons

3rd Ward Ronald K. Harkrader Lyons

4th Ward No Filing

City of Sterling City Commission

1 Position Susan K. Wilson Sterling

Sarah Yannaccone Sterling

Jonathan L. Zimmerman



Court of Appeals Judges

Question #1 Shall the following Court of Appeals Judges be retained in office?

Stephen D Hill

Topeka Position #1

Kim R Schroeder

Hugoton Position #5

Henry W Green Jr

Leavenworth Position #7

Anthony J Powell

Wichita Position #10

Tom Malone

Wichita Position #11

Michael B Buser

Overland Park Position #12

Melissa Taylor Standridge

Leawood Position #13


USD 112 Bond Question

Shall the following be adopted?

Shall Unified School District No. 112, Ellsworth County, Kansas (Central Plains), issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $8,100,000.00. To pay the costs to: (a) Make improvements to the existing Central Plains Middle School in Bushton including, but not limited to: Acquire HVAC and Lighting improvements (an existing lease), and replace and repair certain building windows; (b) Make improvements to the existing Central Plains K-12 Building in Wilson including, but not limited to: Acquire and install a new HVAC system and new boiler, make roof repairs, and replace and repair certain building windows; (c) Make improvements to the existing Central Plains K-4 Elementary School in Holyrood including, but not limited to: Acquire and install a new HVAC system, replace and repair certain building windows, and construct and equip an addition to create new bathrooms and storage for the building; (d) Make improvements to the existing Central Plains High School in Claflin including, but not limited to: Acquire and install a new air-conditioning system, improvements to create a new secured entrance for security purposes, remodel and expand existing bathrooms near the gymnasium, replace door knobs with ADA hardware, and replace and repair certain building windows: (e) Acquire and install LED lighting improvements at district attendance centers; (f) Make all other necessary improvements appurtenant thereto; and (g) Pay the costs of issuance and interest on said general obligation bonds of the district during construction of the projects; all pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 10-101 et seq., K.S.A. 25-2018 (f) and K.S.A 72-5457§

City of Sterling Special Sales Tax Question

Shall the following be adopted?

Shall a retailers’ special sales tax in the amount of one percent (1%) be levied in the City of Sterling, Kansas, for the special purposes to improve and maintain public streets, to take effect October 1, 2019 and expire ten (10) years from the date the tax is first collected?

The Election will be held at the following listed polling places for each precinct: 


Celebration Centre:   All Lyons wards, Atlanta, Harrison, Mitchell and Wilson Townships

Fellowship Hall, Sterling United Methodist Church:  Both Sterling wards, East Washington, West Washington, Valley and Sterling Townships 

Little River Mutual Telephone Office:  Union, Rockville and Odessa Townships

Bushton Community Building:Eureka and Farmer Townships

The Hangout: Victoria and Galt Townships

Chase Senior Center:  Center, Lincoln, Pioneer, Bell, and Raymond Townships

Polls will be open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Advance voting is available until noon, November 5, 2018 in the Rice County Clerk’s Office.

Alicia Showalter

Rice County Election Officer

(Published in the Sterling Kansas Bulletin, Sterling, Rice County, Kansas, on October 4, 2018; October 11, 2018 and October 18, 2018). 30.00




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