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Joe Biden projected to be the next US President

By Angie Baldelomar After days of waiting for results, the race was finally called on Nov. 7 after Biden had secured the electoral votes needed to win, with a projected 290 votes in the Electoral College to Trump’s 214, according to The Associated Press (AP). At press time, the AP had not yet determined the […]

KCMO mayor confirms new city manager, gives other city updates

By Angie Baldelomar Kansas City, Missouri’s city manager search has ended. On Oct. 29, the City Council voted 9-4 to appoint Brian Platt as the new city manager, Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas confirmed the appointment Oct. 30 during an update call with Dos Mundos. Platt, the city manager for Jersey City, New Jersey, […]

Marshall wins Senate race; Parson wins MO governor’s race

By Roberta Pardo After a night that was expected to yield more surprises than usual elections, the results in many races Tuesday (Nov. 3) in Kansas and Missouri ultimately turned out as predicted. In Kansas, Republican Rep. Roger Marshall won his bid for the U.S. Senate, defeating Democrat Barbara Bollier 53.8% to 41.3%. In the […]

BIDEN VS. TRUMP The ultimate battle

No winner yet, but Biden pulls ahead By Angie Baldelomar A full day after Election Day, neither candidate had reached the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House. At press time, Democrat Joe Biden was ahead with 264 electoral votes, winning key battleground states like Wisconsin, Michigan and Arizona, according to the […]

Q&A: U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II

Interview by Angie Baldelomar Emanuel Cleaver II is seeking re-election to represent Missouri’s 5th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. He will face Republican Ryan Derks and Libertarian Robin Dominick in the Nov. 3 general elections. Ahead of that, Dos Mundos spoke with Cleaver by phone about his work as a representative and what […]

Q&A: Ryan Derks, Republican congressional candidate

Interview by Angie Baldelomar Republican Ryan Derks is running for Congress, looking to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II. Born and raised in Lee’s Summit, Derks is seeking to represent Missouri’s 5th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Ahead of the general elections Nov. 3, Dos Mundos remotely sat down with the candidate […]

Q&A: Barbara Bollier, candidate for the U.S. Senate

Interview by Angie Baldelomar Kansas Sen. Barbara Bollier, a Democrat, is running to represent the Sunflower State in the U.S. Senate. Bollier is facing Republican Rep. Roger Marshall in the Nov. 3 general elections. Kansas has not elected a Democratic senator since 1932. Dos Mundos spoke with her over the phone to discuss her platforms […]

Republicans revolt against Trump through Lincoln Project

By Tere Siqueira Some members of President Trump’s party are campaigning against him. The Lincoln Project, described by The New Yorker as “a super PAC of Republican operatives,” has launched a nationwide movement focused on defeating Donald Trump in November in the presidential election. Taking its nickname from a Republican Party nickname – “the Party […]

Voting 2020: Where to find candidates’ info and platforms

By Roberta Pardo In a normal election year, Election Day would be the day most people would visit polling places and cast their votes. But with a still-ongoing pandemic, experts predict a significant number of people will vote by mail, meaning thousands of registered voters have already sent in their ballots. For those who have […]

Senate race in Kansas attracts national interest

By Roberta Pardo The race to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas is within single digits, according to internal polls obtained by The Kansas City Star and released Sept 30. Republican Rep. Roger Marshall led Democrat Barbara Bollier by 4 percentage points in a poll commissioned by a pro-Marshall super PAC. Bollier’s campaign […]