Endorsements: So, How did Yael on the Trail do?

votedI have always believed that endorsements were made to support good people and good causes — not to try to pick winners.

With that in mind, how did I do in making more than 50 recommendations for Yael on the Trail posts in the 2016 Election?

A total of 37 WINS, 18 LOSSES.

KANSAS

Supreme Court: All justices retained — 5 WINS

U.S. House, 3rd District: Jay Sidie — LOSS

Amendment 1: Fishing/hunting amendment passed — LOSS

State Board of Education: Chris Cindric — LOSS

JOHNSON COUNTY

Kansas Senate:  3 WINS,  4 LOSSES

Kansas House: 11 WINS, 3 LOSSES

Courthouse: Sales tax approved — WIN

County Commission: Steve Klika and Mike Brown — 2 WINS

WYANDOTTE COUNTY

Yes on KCK Schools bonds — WIN

Senate races — 1 WIN, 1 LOSS

MISSOURI

U.S. Senate: Hire Jason Kander — LOSS

U.S. Congress: Emanuel Cleaver, Sam Graves — 2 WINS

Governor: Chris Koster beaten — LOSS

Attorney General: Teresa Hensley beaten — LOSS

Constitutional amendments and proposition: 4 WINS, 2 LOSSES

State Senate: John Rizzo elected — WIN

KANSAS CITY

Questions 1 and 2: Yes on parkland issues —  2 WINS

Question 3: Light rail taxes lose — WIN

JACKSON, CLAY, PLATTE COUNTIES

Proposition L : Yes on Mid-Continent Public Library tax — WIN

Jackson County: Yes on COMBAT tax — WIN

Question 2: Reject tax for children’s services — LOSS

Questions 3: No on repealing sales tax — WIN

PRESIDENT

Hillary Clinton — LOSS