The City of Cunningham is governed by a mayor and city council system.
Mayor: Aaron Murphy
Council Members: Bart Ricke, Jason Ruckle, Tim Schultz, Karl Vierthaler, and Craig Woodard
City Clerk: Molly Morgan
City Treasurer: Eric Meyers
City Superintendent: Mesa Sallee
City Attorney: Greg Graffman
Fire Chief: Harold Stark
Property Officer: Jackie Ruckle
The City of Cunningham is zoned. Members of the City Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals are Jeanette Kerschen, Connie Panek, Glenda Thornhill, Jack Crick, Bernie Albers, and Monte Rose. Zoning Administrator is Molly Morgan. C. Bickley Foster of Foster & Associates, Wichita, Kansas, is the City Planning & Zoning Consultant.
Residents in Dresden Township(North of First Street) and Residents in Rural Township(south of First Street) 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: Fred Foley, Jerry Henning, Jack Thimesch
Dresden Township Board Members: Kevin Halderson, John Huffman, Robert Bainum
Rural Township Board Members: Gary Sterneker, Robert Renner, Bob Sterneker
Cemetery Board: Bernie Albers, Robert Renner, Aaron Murphy