Mike Burke will advance to the March 22 general election.
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He said Tuesday night that “today was a good day” and he was grateful to the voters of Kansas City.
Burke said he will speak to Mayor Funkhouser and get his advice.
Now he wants to look forward to March.
Burke has served as a part of the city's government as a councilman in the 1980s and worked with the city's leaders on a variety of high-profile boards and commissions.