Janet Burlingame for Cass County Clerk
- Supports Voter ID requirements to vote! We are required to show ID to board a plane or own a gun, we should require the same standard to ensure our elections are fair, secure, and accurate!
- Supports online meeting records for the county! We need transparency in government and Janet will support creating more online access to county meeting agendas and information.
- Supports campaign donation limits and ethics reform! Janet supports limiting lobbyists gifts to county officials and transparency in campaign reform!
- Supports the 2nd Amendment and the Constitution! Janet and her husband, Chad, both support our 2nd Amendment rights!
Teresa Hensley: Proven Leadership – Proven Results.
It’s time to put Teresa Hensley back into the Prosecutor’s office.
Teresa is the only candidate - democrat or republican - with 27 years in the courtroom, including a decade as Cass County's top prosecutor.
While Prosecuting Attorney for Cass County from January 2005 to December 2014, Teresa Hensley protected Cass County citizens with an unmatched record of success: a perfect 21 for 21 murder conviction rate, hundreds of successful child abuse and sexual assault prosecutions,. a record of cracking down on scams against seniors, drunk drivers and domestic violence offenders.
In addition to her strong record of prosecuting criminals, Teresa worked across departmental lines to form effective partnerships with area law enforcement and first responders – including the DWI Task Force, the Cass County Fire Investigation Team, and the Child Abuse Response Team – which proactively increased citizen safety. She also instituted a safety-training program for women, sponsored local concealed carry classes, and worked with multiple agencies to coordinate effective crime prevention programs.
To donate online via ACT Blue: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/teresa-hensley-for-cass-1#basics
Mail checks to: Teresa Hensley for Cass
P.O. Box 620
Raymore, MO 64083
Pat Williams Missouri House District #33
Pat is #SmallTownProud and #UnionStrong.
Born and raised in rural Missouri, Pat knows what we need to succeed in our communities. Pat is an alumnus of the University of Central Missouri, FFA, and 4-H. Pat is currently a member of the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, Pipefitters Union Local 533 and the Missouri Cattlemen's Association. Pat wants to hear from you, e-mail him at Patforthepeople@gmail.com.
Rep. Joe Runions Jr. represents Jackson and Cass Counties (District 37) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2012.
Rep. Runions was an electrician for 42 years and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 124. He is a former president of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, a former Grand Knight and current member of the O’Hara Council of the Knights of Columbus. He served on the Grandview City Council for seven years and was an advisor for the Kansas City Port Authority. Rep. Runions has been a member of the Grandview Planning Commission, the National League of Cities and the Jackson County Democratic Committee. He is a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church.
Rep. Runions was born on November 6, 1940, in Kansas City, Mo. He graduated from Ruskin High School in 1958. He currently resides in Grandview with his wife, Janice. They have two children and two grandchildren.
We WILL NOT be meeting at Brewbaker's this month due to our Bi-Annual ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING.
LOCATION - Cass County Courthouse
Every 2 years the Cass County Central Democratic Committee reorganizes by electing two of its members, a man and a woman, as Chair and Vice Chair, and a man and a woman who may or may not be members of the committee as Secretary or Treasurer. This meeting is this coming Thursday, August 23rd at 6:00 pm at the Old County Courthouse on The Square in Harrisonville.
Only committee people can vote for the new officers, but all are welcome to attend.
Things to remember:
-If you are in line at 7:00 pm you get to vote
-Stay back at least 25' from the entrance to the building if you are electioneering for a cause or candidate
-DO NOT wear clothing from a candidate or cause campaign, this is considered electioneering and you will not be allowed to vote.
-Call the Election Protection Hotline: (866) OUR-VOTE -- (866) 687-8683 if you are registered and have any problems casting your ballot.
Missouri's Primary election is Tuesday, August 7th. Polls are open from 6:00 am until 7:00 pm.
Where do I vote on Tuesday, what's on the ballot? - Voter Outreach Center
What about the new voter ID laws?
We support Missouri families and we'll be voting NO on Prop A.
We are saddened to bring you the news that our dear friend, Phyllis Sheaks, has passed away. We will always remember Phyllis for her fierce spirit and unwavering support for Democratic candidates and Progressive causes. If there was a job to do, Phyllis was always there to lend a hand. We all miss Phyllis, but we will always carry her memories with us as we continue the fight for what she so strongly believed in. Services will be, Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 11:00 AM at Cullen Funeral Home, 612 W. Foxwood Dr., Raymore, Missouri 64083
Please try and join us! The Primary is August 7th, we've got a lot of work left to do.
August 7th is the Primary Election in Missouri. Here in Cass County, we will choose our 4th Dist. Congresswoman, State Rep candidate in Dist. 33 and #VoteNoOnPropA. Don't be left out of this decision! Make sure you are registered by Wednesday and pull a Democratic ballot on August 7th!
If you live in the North part of the county, go to the DMV in Belton on Main St. If you live in the South part of the county, you can register at the County Clerks office in the Old Courthouse on the Square in Harrisonville. Questions? Let us help!