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Jackson County Executive candidates: Frank White and Theresa Galvin

Two headshots of people sitting and talking at microphone. A woman is on the left. A man is on the right.
Carlos Moreno
KCUR 89.3
Frank White Jr., right, has served as the Jackson County Executive since 2016. Theresa Galvin, was first elected in 2014 and has also served as the 2022 Vice Chairman of the County Legislature.

In the race to be the next Jackson County Executive, incumbent Democrat Frank White Jr. is being challenged by Republican Theresa Galvin.

One week away from the election, Jackson County Executive candidates Frank White Jr. and Theresa Galvin joined Steve Kraske on KCUR's Up To Date.

During the conversation, they discussed the new county jail under construction, next year's round of property assessments, how a downtown Royals ballpark would impact the county and other topics.

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