Bring on a Busy City Primary Season!

So often, people like to complain about situations, but beg off from taking action to change it. That doesn't seem to be the case with Topeka's city government this election season.


When the filing deadline passed at noon Tuesday, the stage was set for primary elections in four of the five council districts on the ballot and in the mayor's race. It's even more impressive when you consider that this time around it takes four candidates to trigger a primary rather than three.


Could it be an indication that there is interest in the local elections this time around? And will that interest translate into people actually going to the polls and voting? 13 News will be doing our part to educate voters. Look for an extensive city elections section on including extended interviews and Q-and-A with the candidates.


What do you think of all the buzz surrounding this election cycle? Good or bad? Any theories on what's triggering it?


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