CITY OF TOPEKA QUESTION

SHALL THE FOLLOWING BE ADOPTED?

The City of Topeka and its various Boards and Commissions may not enact, adopt, enforce or administer any ordinance, regulation, rule or policy which provides that homosexual, lesbian or bisexual orientation or gender identity or expression; status, conduct or relationship; constitutes, entitles, or otherwise provides a person with the basis to have any claim of minority or protected status, quota preference, or other preferential treatment.

This provision of the City Code shall in all respects be self-executing. Any ordinance, regulation, rule or policy enacted before this provision is adopted that violates the foregoing prohibition shall be null and void and of no force or effect.

  Yes
  No

Election Summary Report
March 2005 Primary
Summary For Jurisdiction Wide, All Races Final Official Results

03/04/05
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Topeka Mayor
Precincts Reporting 141/141 100.00%
Ballots Cast/Reg. Voters 27589/75007 36.78%
Total Votes 26772

William W. Bunten 12836 47.95%
Michael D. Haze 689 2.57%
Myron D. Holter 376 1.40%
Claude Lee 2922 10.91%
Robert E. Sherburne 369 1.38%
Lisa Stubbs 9174 34.27%
Randal Trackwell 406 1.52%

Topeka City Council - 3rd
Precincts Reporting 15/15 100.00%
Ballots Cast/Reg. Voters 1625/6280 25.88%
Total Votes 1569

Randall P. Bailes 327 20.84%
Lover Chancler 314 20.01%
Sylvia Ortiz 597 38.05%
Jenny Prichard 235 14.98%
D. Kevin Surbaugh 96 6.12%

Topeka City Council - 7th
Precincts Reporting 19/19 100.00%
Ballots Cast/Reg. Voters 4441/10394 42.73%
Total Votes 4177

Brett M. Blackburn 2130 50.99%
Don Cooper 800 19.15%
John A Etzel 197 4.72%
Lee Evans 153 3.66%
Lisa F. Hecht 781 18.70%
Michael Steinhoff 116 2.78%

Topeka City Council - 9th
Precincts Reporting 21/21 100.00%
Ballots Cast/Reg. Voters 4331/9457 45.80%
Total Votes 4177

Richard Harmon 1952 46.73%
Tiffany Muller 1337 32.01%
Bob Percival 685 16.40%
Jael M. Phelps 203 4.86%

Rossville Mayor
Precincts Reporting 5/5 100.00%
Ballots Cast/Reg. Voters 293/704 41.62%
Total Votes 293

Peggy L. Baird 78 26.62%
Michele A. Buhler 204 69.62%
"Dutch" Heslet 11 3.75%

City of Topeka Question
Precincts Reporting 141/141 100.00%
Ballots Cast/Reg. Voters 27593/75007 36.79%
Total Votes 27240

YES 12880 47.28%
NO 14360 52.72%