David Dennis

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A new citizens advisory board is being established in Sedgwick County’s 3rd District.

Commissioner David Dennis represents District 3, which comprises the western half of the county. It includes large parts of west Wichita as well as Goddard, Cheney, Colwich, Mount Hope and Garden Plain.

Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to support Dennis’ proposal for the citizens advisory board. He said he’s creating the board to fulfill a campaign promise to get more public input on county matters.

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Sedgwick County will be holding a reception for outgoing Commissioner Karl Peterjohn Wednesday morning.

He’s one of two commissioners who lost re-elections in 2016.

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Two seats on the Sedgwick County Commission are up for election this year.

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Three of the four candidates running for the Sedgwick County Commission participated in a forum on community issues Saturday.

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A change is coming to the Sedgwick County Commission.

Voters in the 3rd District elected challenger David Dennis over incumbent Commissioner Karl Peterjohn in Tuesday night’s Republican primary.

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Next week’s Republican primary election is the first real test for the conservative majority on the Sedgwick County Commission. The longest-serving member of the majority, Commissioner Karl Peterjohn, is up for re-election. KMUW’s Deborah Shaar tells us how the results of this race could determine the future of the commission’s majority.

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A candidate in the Sedgwick County Commission race for District 3 is getting support from City of Wichita leaders.

David Dennis describes himself as a conservative Republican. He is challenging Karl Peterjohn for the commission’s District 3 seat in the August 2nd primary election.

Dennis picked up endorsements Tuesday from Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell and city council members Pete Meitzner (City Council District II) and Bryan Frye (City Council District V).