Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Rep. Jason Grill voted KC's "Best Local Politician"

Kansas City – Missouri State Representative Jason Grill was recently voted and awarded Kansas City's "Best Local Politician" by the general public and the readers of KC Magazine. The magazine published its annual review of the Best of Kansas City in its September 2008 issue. Nominees for the award were selected by a panel of approximately 500 Kansas Citians in February of 2008. The four finalists based on this panel's selections were Representative Jason Grill, former Kansas City Mayor Kay Barnes, Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, and former City Councilman Alvin Brooks. Once the final nominees were in place online voting took place in May of 2008 and was open to the general public and readers of KC Magazine. More then 145,000 total votes were cast in 125 different categories in KC Magazine's annual review of KC's best people, dining, fashion, events, and entertainment. Rep. Grill received the award on August 21st, 2008 at the City's Best award ceremony held at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. "I am very grateful to receive this award and appreciate the continued support of all those who nominated me and voted for me for this very special recognition," said Rep. Grill. "I look forward to continuing to serve the great people of the state of Missouri, Kansas City, and Platte County in the Missouri Legislature.

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