Campaign Updates
June 2015

 


June 29, 2015

Quinton joins Brian Ellison and State Senator/Councilmember-Elect Jolie Justus on KCUR's Up To Date. Read more ...

Listen to the interview here.


June 25, 2015

KCPT's Mike Shanin interviews newly elected KCMO City Councilman Quinton Lucas.

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June 23, 2015

Councilman Quinton Lucas wins on June 23rd with 74 percent of the vote


June 19, 2015

KC Star's Steve Kraske: Remember the name Quinton Lucas, a politician of startling potential

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June 13, 2015

The Star’s recommendations for Kansas City Council at-large seats:

3rd District - Quinton Lucas has all the tools needed to be an effective voice on all city issues, especially the entrenched ones that affect the urban core. His opponent is Stephan Gordon.

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June 2, 2015

"Quinton Lucas looks like the most promising East Side candidate for City Council in two decades"

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April 10, 2015

"Quinton Lucas, one of the nominees for the 3rd District at-large council seat, gets his own arrow because so many insiders rave about him. A tough upbringing didn’t stop Lucas from winning scholarships to The Barstow School, Washington University and Cornell. He’s one of the youngest tenure-track law professors in University of Kansas history. Watch this guy."

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April 7, 2015

"3rd District at-large: Quinton Lucas was the top vote getter with 48 percent..."

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April 1, 2015

"Lawyer Quinton Lucas is a skilled newcomer in the 3rd District at-large. 

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March 21, 2015

3rd District Newcomer Quinton Lucas has emerged as one of the best of a crop of young candidates running for office in 2015. "Lucas promises to methodically look at how the city budget is used, especially when it comes to providing services to people who live in his district. It suffers greatly from too much vacant housing, a continued outflow of residents and high crime rates. His pragmatic approach should mesh well with others on the council.

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As you may know, Quinton was very busy in his campaign for City Council during the closing months of 2014 and as we approached the holiday season, his schedule was loaded with invitations to various holiday events. Over those months, he attended events and community gatherings in every part of the city, meeting with people and discussing issues that are important to businesses, non-profits, neighborhoods and individual citizens. Some of the highlights of his campaign schedule over the past several months have included the following.


QUINTON MODERATED THE PROGRAM AT THE URBAN LEAGUE ANNUAL LUNCHEON

In early December, Quinton was recognized for moderating a program with Police Chief Darryl Forte, civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump and Professor Clarence Lang at the Annual Urban League Awards Luncheon. Nearly 500 people attended the event, which was featured on the evening television news, and in the Kansas City Star. The panel discussion centered on events in connection with Ferguson Missouri, and how this and related issues impact our community.


QUINTON AT THE GREATER KANSAS CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE DINNER

Quinton and John Murphy, managing partner of Shook, Hardy & Bacon say hello and share a laugh at the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner.  Nearly 2,000 people attended this event, which featured Daymond John from ABC's Shark Tank.  While at the dinner, Quinton visited with many new and old friends, including other supporters from Kansas City's legal community, Perry Brandt of Bryan Cave and President of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, former Kansas City councilman Jerome Riffel of Lathrop & Gage, Daniel Blegen of Rouse Hendricks German May, David Frantze of Stinson Leonard Street, and many others. 


QUINTON PARTICIPATED IN A CITY COUNCIL FORUM SPONSORED BY ARTS KC

Quinton participated in the first public forum with candidates for city council that was hosted by the Arts Council of Greater Kansas City this month. His participation was noted in a follow-up article in The Kansas City Star, written by Steve Paul, and on the evening television news. The focus of the question/answer session, which was held backstage at Starlight Theatre, was the importance of the arts to Kansas City's overall prosperity and quality of life.


QUINTON'S CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF A HUGE SUCCESS

Quinton officially kicked off his campaign for City Council on November 13 at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Following a heart-felt introduction by his mother, Quinton spoke to more than 100 supporters who had come to help launch his campaign. Quinton is very appreciative of those who attended the event, and thanks everyone who made a financial contribution to the campaign to help make it a success.


Kansas City FOP Lodge 99

QUINTON WAS ENDORSED BY THE FOP

Quinton received the endorsement of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), Lodge 99, earlier this month. This was only the second endorsement of the FOP in the races for city council in this election cycle. Quinton is proud to have the endorsement of the organization that represents Kansas City's rank and file law enforcement officers. The relationship between law enforcement officers and the community was a common theme in conversations with leaders of the FOP, Lucas said. "I am particularly encouraged by the fact that those working in Kansas City's law enforcement community are attuned to the challenges we face today. It gives me confidence that Kansas City has the potential to lead on many of the issues in our state and country, relating to trust between communities and the police."


QUINTON FILED FOR CITY COUNCIL ON DECEMBER 9

Filing for city council officially opened on December 9, and will close on January 13, 2015. Quinton filed his petition forms with election authorities early in the morning on December 9, and hopes to appear first on the ballot. Every candidate for mayor and city council must gather the signatures of registered voters in Kansas City. To be nominated for office, candidates for at-large council positions must submit nominating petition forms with at least 500 signatures of registered voters.


PLEASE HELP

As we near the end of the quarter (and of the year), the campaign will file a scheduled financial disclosure for campaign contributions which closes December 31.

Your help is needed. Please consider making a contribution to the campaign prior to December 31 to help Quinton keep his campaign moving forward.

You can go to the website and donate online at LucasforKC.com/donate.