The City of Cunningham is governed by a mayor and city council system.
Mayor: Aaron Murphy
Council Members: Eric Meyers, Jim Patton, Bart Ricke, Jason Ruckle, and Chris Schaller
City Clerk: David Steffen
City Treasurer: Lois Becker
The City of Cunningham is zoned. Members of the City Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals are Mike McGovney, Jeanette Kerschen, Connie Panek, Glenda Thornhill, Jack Crick, Bernie Albers, and Monte Rose. Zoning Administrator is David Steffen. C. Bickley Foster of Foster & Associates, Wichita, Kansas, is the City Planning & Zoning Consultant.
Residents in Dresden Township(North of US 54) and Residents in Rural Township(south of 54) vote in the Cunningham Community Center.
City Elections are held at the Cunningham Community Center. Cunningham is in Kingman County Commission District 3.
Kingman Co. Commissioners: John Steffen, Fred Foley, Carol Voran
Dresden Township Board Members: Kevin Halderson, John Huffman, Robert Bainum
Rural Township Board Members: Gary Sterneker, Robert Renner, Tony Fischer
Cemetery Board: Bernie Albers, Robert Renner, Aaron Murphy