Mayoral Candidates Try to Standout
By Maria Carter
Kansas City, MO – Two term Kansas City mayor Kay Barnes has built her legacy on revitalizing downtown with high profile projects like the Sprint Center and the Power and Light District, but when Barnes steps down in May, the next mayor will inherit those accomplishments but also many challenges a growing debt, citizens unhappy with basic services and one of the worst violent crime rates in the country. On Tuesday, voters will narrow a crowded field of 12 candidates down to two. KCUR's Maria Carter has this overview of who's running for mayor.