Kansas City voters got the Funk out. Mayor Mark Funkhouser won't see a second term in office -- the first incumbent since the 1920s to not survive the primary.
Sly James and Mike Burke will square off in a March 22 run-off election. KMBC Channel 9 reported that only 38 votes separated James and Burke.
In the City Council races, here's the March fight card:
The 1st District At-Large: Scott Wagner vs. Daina Kennedy
The 2nd District: Incumbent Russ Johnson vs. Aaron Benefield
The 2nd District At-Large: Incumbent Ed Ford vs. Allen Dillingham
The 3rd District: Incumbent Sharon Sanders Brooks vs. Jermaine Taylor
The 3rd District At-Large: Incumbent Melba Curls vs. Brandon Ellington
The 4th District At-Large: Ex-councilman Jim Glover vs. John Crawford
The 5th District: Ex-councilman Ken Bacchus vs. pastor Michael Brooks
The 5th District At-Large: Incumbent Cindy Circo vs. Charlie Angel
The 6th District: Incumbent John Sharp vs. Terrence Nash
The 6th District At-Large: Scott Taylor vs. Tracy Ward
Running unopposed were Dick Davis (1st District) and Jan Marcason (4th District).
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