Former legislator urges Democrats to work harder on voter turnout

Former State Rep. Bill Reardon urged Democrats to work harder on turnout in future elections. (Photo by William Crum)
Former State Rep. Bill Reardon urged Democrats to work harder on turnout in future elections. (Photo by William Crum)


by William Crum

Former State Rep. Bill Reardon told those attending the Wyandotte County Third District Democratic breakfast today that there is a critical need to get the vote out.

“This is why we lost the election to the Republicans,” he said, urging Democrats to look at the numbers.

The breakfast was held at the Hilton Garden Inn, Kansas City, Kan.

The meeting Saturday included a presentation by Raymond Starzman, who gave a speech portraying Harry Truman. Starzman talked about how Truman became the president. Starzman made Truman come alive to the audience.

After the presentation Scott Mackey talked about upcoming events and issues about the Democratic Party.

Raymond Starzman, left, gave a speech portraying Harry Truman, and visited with Scott Mackey, right, Wyandotte County Democratic Party chairman, during a meeting Saturday. (Photo by William Crum)
Raymond Starzman, left, gave a speech portraying Harry Truman, and visited with Scott Mackey, right, Wyandotte County Democratic Party chairman, during a meeting Saturday. (Photo by William Crum)

Despite a winter weather advisory, a Wyandotte County Democratic meeting Saturday morning was well attended. (Photo by William Crum)
Despite a winter weather advisory, a Wyandotte County Democratic meeting Saturday morning was well attended. (Photo by William Crum)

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