Whitney Yadrich

merriam city council candidate | ward 2

Hello, Merriam! I am Whitney Yadrich (pronounced YA-drich), and I am ready to be your Ward 2 representative on the Merriam City Council.

Please invest in my campaign and scroll down to learn more about why I want to be your voice at city hall. Follow along on Facebook and Twitter for official campaign updates and announcements.

the issues


A fresh, impactful approach

I will work with you to find solutions to problems using context, compassion and experience. Together, we’ll foster a strong sense of community and make sure Merriam prospers.


High-value investments for Merriam's future

It’s time for us to make smart choices that benefit Merriam now and in the future. Together, we'll find sustainable solutions for stormwater, walkability, and land use.


Maximize our opportunities

We have a unique opportunity to create something special at 5701 Merriam Drive. Together, we will maximize our potential there and wherever we have retail gaps to fill.


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After talking with Whitney at length, I find that she knows the issues before even sitting on the council, and she is very intelligent. I’ve decided to recommend her to my Ward 2 residents as the person who will sit in my chair on the Merriam City Council in January.
— Al Frisby | Incumbent Ward 2 City Member
“We believe that people with different points of view can come together to forge good government that benefits all citizens.”
— MainStream Coalition
A multi-partisan, multicultural, grass roots organization dedicated to increasing women’s participation in politics and creating a power base designed to achieve equality for all women.
— Greater Kansas City Women's Political Caucus
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— Equality Kansas