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The Ballot and Beyond: The Future of the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals in Limbo”.

BySamantha Nguyen

Apr 2, 2024
Will the Chiefs secure a victory in Tuesday’s stadium renovation vote?

In a matter of hours, the future of the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals will be decided as voters in Jackson County, Missouri will cast their ballots on whether to extend a sales tax to fund new sports facilities. While the polls are tight, it’s clear that the Chiefs are not taking this lightly. The team has made it clear that if they don’t get their way, they may have no choice but to leave their hometown behind.

For some fans of the Chiefs, the possibility of relocation is not something to be concerned about. They believe that if necessary, they can find another stadium in the area. However, history has shown us that teams do not hesitate to uproot and move when they don’t get what they want. The Dallas Texans became the Kansas City Chiefs in the 1960s after being unable to find a suitable home in their current city. Similarly, the Colts moved from Baltimore to Indianapolis and the Browns from Cleveland to Baltimore when they couldn’t find what they wanted in their hometowns. More recently, the Raiders left Oakland for Las Vegas after being unable to make deals with their current city.

Stadium politics can be cutthroat and unforgiving. If a team’s current city is unwilling to meet their demands, another city will gladly step in and offer what was denied. If Kansas City refuses to give in to the Chiefs’ requests, they may have no choice but to look elsewhere for a new home. While this may be difficult news for fans of both teams, it’s important to remember that stadium politics can often lead teams down a path that ultimately leads them away from their roots – leaving behind loyal fans and communities who supported them through thick and thin.

By Samantha Nguyen

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