KCK Mayor Not Seeking 3rd Term

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Joe Reardon announced on Twitter Wednesday he would not seek a third term as mayor and CEO of the United Government of Wyandotte County, or UG.

“It was not an easy decision,” Reardon wrote. “I have enjoyed serving the last 8 years as Mayor/CEO of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan.”

Reardon cited family as a huge factor in not running for a third time.

“I have a family at home that I love very much. It is important to me that I spend more time with him,” a statement on Twitter said.

“There is much work to be done still and I am confident that great people will step forward to lead the community.”

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