- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 2, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - The incumbent mayor of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, has advanced to November’s general election in his quest for a second term.

The Kansas City Star reports that Mark Holland will face David Alvey on the Nov. 7 ballot. Holland got 40 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s primary elections, followed by Alvey’s 30 percent. Alvey is a Rockhurst High School dean and a member of the board of public utilities.

In Topeka, Kansas, the Topeka Capital-Journal reports that City Councilwoman Michelle De La Isla will face Spencer Duncan in November for the mayoral race. Both were the top two vote-getters in a five-candidate field.

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