Burdett Loomis Does My Vote Matter? A Look At Democrats In Kansas By Steve Kraske & Lisa Rodriguez • Jun 14, 2016 As presidential candidates vie for votes nationwide, we ask what one vote is really worth. And if you're voting Democrat in strongly Republican Kansas, does your ballot really matter? Guests: Burdett Loomis is a political scientist at the University of Kansas. Cheyenne Davis is the field and political director for the Kansas Democratic Party KCUR's Elle Moxley and Lisa Rodriguez have been reporting on elections in Kansas. Political Power Of Imagery By Laura Spencer • Oct 18, 2012 Gift of the artist, 2006.0102 / Spencer Museum of Art What images best convey the meaning of politics in America? An exhibition at the Spencer Museum of Art in Lawrence explores this idea through photography, prints, paintings, archival political ads, and a poodle skirt.