Sunday, 29 November 2015
Login |  Register 
***BREAKING NEWS***    Liberal Police Dept. Implements Emergency Reporting    ***
Find Products or Services in your local community
Low  22°
High 28°
Low  26°
High 32°
Low  21°
High 38°
Low  23°
High 44°
Low  21°
High 47°
Low  26°
High 52°
Low  31°
High 55°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 27°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Petty Defeats Holmes In 125th District House Race

In front of a large crowd of interested individuals, the Seward County Clerks Office, along with the Seward County Commission , qualified and certified last Tuesdays election. Provisional Ballots were considered this morning. Before the Canvassing, In the 125th House District seat race, Reid Petty had held an 8 vote lead over incumbent Carl Holmes, and when the final votes were counted, Petty defeated the 27 year incumbent by 9 votes, 904-895. Holmes was first elected to the House in 1985, and gained
national prominence on energy policy questions as the longtime
chairman of the House Energy and Utilities Committee.Petty is on the USD 480 Board of Education and is chairman of the Republican Party in Seward County. No Democrat is running in the 125th House District general election.
Originally there were 68 Provisional Ballots to be considered, but that number  dropped . Some were already disqualified before the canvassing due to individuals who had switched parties after the deadline or tried to vote without being registered.

 In the other locally contested races, CJ Wettstein and Jim Rice both retained their seats over challengers Larry Phillips and Gary Andrews The election is now official and the results will be forwarded on to the Secretary of States office.

You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.

Governor Sam Brownback declares “Week of Reconciliation”
Liberal Runners Compete at Nationals in Kentucky
SCCC/ATS Announces Thanksgiving Hours
Seward's Keller Signs at Wichita State  
National Beef Announces Schedule Change
Giving Tuesday Set For Dec. 1st
OTLR To Host Holiday Tour Of Homes
City Commission Meets, Approves Crack Sealing Bid
Saints Drop First Game in Slugfest with Midland
#8 Lady Saints Foil Frank Phillips
Click Here For All Stories

Liberal Police Dept. Implements Emergency Reporting
Saints Roll Over JV Team in Garden City
National Beef Announces Schedule Change
No Saints Broadcast Friday But Back on Saturday
OTLR To Host Holiday Tour Of Homes
City Commission Meets, Approves Crack Sealing Bid
Seward's Bernard Signs at UTEP  
Seward's Grymek is KJCCC Player of the Week
SCCC/ATS Announces Thanksgiving Hours
Redskins Rank 10th in First KBCA Poll
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group