On Wednesday, July 15, south Kansas City voters will have an opportunity to hear from the candidates running in the August 4 primaries thanks to an online forum via Zoom.

The South KC Candidate Forum includes those running for Jackson County Sheriff, Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney, and state house and state senate representatives. (To view which House district you are in, go here. To view which Senate district you are in, go here.)

To view the forum, participants must register at SouthKCCandidateForum.EventBrite.com. An email will be sent to the registered participant prior to the forum with the Zoom link. Interested voters can also register and attend at the Trailside Center, 99th & Holmes.

The schedule is as follows:

6:05-6:35 – Jackson County Sheriff

  • Daryl Forte (D)
  • Mike Sharp (D)

6:35-6:45 – Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney

  • Incumbent Jean Peters Baker (D)
  • Tracey Chappell (R)

6:45 -7:05 – Missouri House Rep. District 25

  • Drew Rogers (D)
  • Patty Lewis (D)
  • Josh Swafford (D)

7:05-7:25 – Missouri House Rep. District 26

  • Incumbent Ashley Bland Manlove (D)
  • Jamie T. Braden (D)

7:25-7:55 – Missouri House Rep. District 36

  • Incumbent Mark A. Sharp (D)
  • Laura L. Loyacono (D)
  • Nola Wood (R)

7:55-8:25 – Missouri State Senate District 9

  • Barbara Anne Washington (D)
  • ¬†Ryan Myers (D)
  • David Martin (R)

8:35-8:45 РMissouri State Senate District 7 

  • Greg Razer
  • Michael Brown

The event is sponsored by Center Planning and Development Council, Hickman Mills United Neighborhoods, Marlborough Community Coalition, and Waldo Tower Association. The forum will be moderated by Stacey Johnson-Cosby, former 6th District city council candidate and organizer for several south Kansas City civic associations.