Interviews with Quinton

We think the best way to learn about Quinton’s stance on important issues facing Kansas City is to listen to his conversations with local stakeholders. Below you will find a compilation of links to interviews and forums where Quinton shares his vision for our city. Click below to hear more about Quinton’s commitment to KC.


Kansas City star: Mayoral profile of quinton lucas

“From homeless to Ivy League to mayoral candidate, Quinton Lucas has ‘always been like that’

The most polished of the 11 candidates in the Kansas City mayoral race starts his story this way: “I’m the youngest of three, single mom, born here in Kansas City. She — I’ve never met my father. My mother at the time I was born was actually married to a gentleman, not my father, who was incarcerated.”

All true. But it’s also true that the 34-year-old who teaches at the University of Kansas School of Law is not as different as you might think from the third-grader who, when he started at The Barstow School, was living with his great aunt in a local nursing home.”


KSHB Kansas city: Coffee with the Candidates: Quinton Lucas

“We met Councilman Quinton Lucas at the corner of 31st and Woodland, inside M&M Bakery.

It was a Friday morning, and the east side institution bustled with customers eager to pick up sandwiches, cookies and cinnamon rolls.

"I'm Quinton. Nice to meet you," Lucas said, while shaking the hand of an elementary student. 

The third district councilman told 41 Action News he wanted to meet at M&M because it represents the best in the core of the city.”


KCUR 89.3: Segment with Kansas City Mayoral Candidate Quinton Lucas

“Councilman Quinton Lucas wants to convert four years on the City Council into a term as mayor.

Councilman Quinton Lucas says he discovered an interest in public service at an early age and has since dedicated himself to being a part of the solution to social issues. Today, he shared why he believes this is an important time to help families living in poverty in Kansas City, and why he wants to be the key voice in this conversation.”


KCPT: 2019 Kansas City Mayoral Primary Debate

“As Mayor Sly James winds down eight years as Kansas City's top elected official, the question now is who will replace him? There's a sprawling field of eleven candidates wanting the job.

If you still haven’t made up your mind, we have your back. Meet the men and women who say they have what it takes to be your next mayor. As part of Kansas City PBS's Who Will Lead KC? initiative, KCPT's Nick Haines casts aside the usual debate formalities to prod and poke the candidates in a candid conversation about their ability to lead and fix the city's thorniest problems. “


90.1 KKFI: Kansas City Mayoral Forum March 9, 2019

“The candidates for Mayor of Kansas City, MO, on the April 2nd ballot were invited to a Forum to be carried live on 90.1 FM, KKFI, Kansas City Community Radio on Saturday, March 9, 3-5 PM Central time.

The event was held at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church. Sponsors include the following: League of Women Voters – Kansas City / J ackson / Clay / Platte Counties, Climate Council of Greater Kansas City, Deportation Defense Legal Network, KKFI 90.1 FM, and All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church.”


Hickman Mills C-1 School District: Interview with Councilman Quinton Lucas

“Symington Elementary 6th grade students recently interviewed ten of the candidates vying to be the next mayor of Kansas City, Missouri.

The students’ questions focused on important issues that impact the Hickman Mills C-1 School District community including financial resources, health care, safety, neighborhood revitalization, and education. Students then edited video of the interviews and used green screen technology to produce a final product.”