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headshot I am humbled to be your choice for Johnson County Commissioner. I have visited with so many people over the course of the last several months and I know that the victory I claim tonight belongs to the voters of District 3. The choice you made is clear and I will do my very best to represent my district with honor and integrity. I look forward to taking office in January and serving Johnson County as I have served the Blue Valley School District for so many years. Please know that if you call, I will listen. Thank you again for your support! ...



From the Kansas City Star -
The Star’s editorial | Joco shenanigans and cig-tax tomfoolery

In reality, Klika brings years of solid, local credentials to the race. He’s been a leader on the Blue Valley School District’s board of education and has indepth knowledge on the county’s growing transit needs. Click Here to read the article

Video Clip of the Ruckus Program from November 1, 2012


Fall General Election - Advance voting in person began October 22, 2012
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Steve Klika endorsed by the Kansas City Star!

“Steve Klika will defeat Terry Presta, because of Klika’s deep involvement in the community”
- Steve Rose, October 30, 2012, KC Star 913 Section Still a week out, here are your election results


The Star’s editorial | Choices for Joco panel Steve Klika

Johnson Countians need leaders who will eagerly tackle crucial issues such as how to improve transit in the sprawling county and to efficiently finance top-flight parks and libraries. To help meet that challenge, The Star recommends two candidates in the contested nonpartisan County Commission races on the Nov. 6 ballot.

3rd District — Steve Klika has provided admirable leadership for the Blue Valley School District’s board of education. Klika helped pare recent budgets without weakening the most important driver in the county’s growth — K-12 education. Klika also played a key role in fashioning a visionary and cost-efficient transit plan that could — if properly financed — meet the needs of the county’s growing number of seniors and low-income residents

Opponent Terry Presta, a former state representative from Garden City, sorely lacks Presta’s wide-ranging community involvement.

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2012/10/15/3868604/the-stars-editorial-choices-for.html#storylink=cpy


Steve Klika wins August 7 primary!


Thank you for your vote in the August 7 primary. I am honored to have won the primary election and know that I couldn’t have done it without the support of my friends, neighbors and community. I am truly humbled by the number of people who have placed their confidence in me and remain determined to be your County Commissioner. I am steadfast in my commitment to ensuring fiscal accountability at the county level and making sure your voice is heard.”

-Steve Klika
September 1, 2012

The Star’s recommendations | Klika for Johnson County Commission

"Klika has a strong record of service, holding leadership positions on the Blue Valley Board of Education and the board of directors of Johnson County Transit. His passion for better transit could help the county improve this critical service for the growing number of older and lower-income residents."
-Kansas City Star
July 23, 2012

"Having served as chair of the Johnson County Board of Commissioners, I have had many opportunities to work with Steve Klika. Steve brings experienced leadership, fiscal insight and a commitment to our community that is second to none."
-Annabeth Surbaugh, former chair, Johnson County Board of Commissioners

"I have had the privilege of working with Steve Klika since I was elected to the Blue Valley Board of Education six years ago. As president, Steve was a steadfast leader through very difficult economic and budgetary times. He understands the need for compromise in order to realize the greatest good for the greatest number of people. Steve is an economic conservative who always seeks to ensure that we live within our means, while at the same time looks for new opportunities to improve and enhance our schools. Steve will be a great addition to the Johnson County Commission and I know will be a friend to education."
-Tony Thill, president, Blue Valley Board of Education

If elected to the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners, I will focus my priorities in the following areas:

  1. StillwellPromoting continued economic development and job-growth;
  2. Promoting a strong public safety program;
  3. Maintaining a solid infrastructure program;
  4. Advocating to enhance and promote the outstanding quality of life currently enjoyed by the residents of Johnson County; and
  5. Fostering partnership with municipalities and school districts.

Click Here to see more details on my positions.

Steven Klika 2010 MARC Regional Leadership Award Video

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Contact me at steve@steveklika.com

Steve Klika for Johnson County Commission
9007 W. 157th Terrace
Overland Park KS 66221