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Running Unopposed

Sep 21, 2016

Campaign season's in full swing. But in many districts across Missouri and Kansas this year, there are no vicious ads, no hot controversies — because there's only one candidate. What's it like to run unopposed, and what effect does that have on our communities?


  • Greg Vonnahme, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, UMKC
  • T.J. Berry, Missouri Representative, District 38
  • Louis Ruiz, Kansas Representative, District 31, Assistant Minority Leader