Elections

Candidates clash over state budget, education
October 21, 2014
The race for District 18’s Kansas House of Representatives seat between Cindy Neighbor, D-Shawnee, and incumbent John Rubin, R-Shawnee, flared up Wednesday night as both candidates threw allegations of misleading the public at each other.
Kansas governor, challenger set for more debates
October 20, 2014
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and his challenger, Paul Davis, will meet for back-to-back debates this week in Wichita amid a close race as the election nears.
Top Republicans make gay marriage issue in Kansas
October 19, 2014
Republican Sen. Pat Roberts and Gov. Sam Brownback are raising gay marriage as an issue to help paint their challengers as too liberal for GOP-leaning Kansas in the final weeks of tough re-election races.
Tomorrow last day to register to vote for Nov. 4 election
October 13, 2014
Tuesday is the last day to register to vote for those who want to vote in November’s general election. Advance voting begins as early as Oct. 15 in some counties.
Legislative candidates discuss business, education and economy at local forum
October 13, 2014
Six legislative candidates that Shawnee voters will consider in this November’s election spoke to members of the local business community during a candidate forum.
Analysis: Gay marriage clouds Kansas governor race
October 12, 2014
The re-emergence of gay marriage as a hot legal issue nationally has complicated Democratic challenger Paul Davis’ bid in Kansas to unseat conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback.
Cruz helping Kansas Sen. Roberts launch bus tour
October 9, 2014
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is coming to Wichita to boost the re-election campaign of fellow Republican and Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts.
In Kansas, funding of TV ads most mysterious
October 9, 2014
Kansas has seen the greatest number of ads for state-level political office, such as lieutenant governors and state treasurers, from groups that do not disclose their donors. In fact, secretive groups account for more than half of the spending in that state’s competitive race for governor, and voters likely will never know who is picking up the tab — the biggest paid for by anonymous patrons.
Johnson County green-lights gay marriage in Kansas; Douglas County to continue denying applicants
October 9, 2014
The chief judge of the Johnson County District Court issued an order Wednesday clearing the way for same-sex couples to get married in that county. But a constitutional law professor at Kansas University said it’s still not clear that such marriages would be valid under Kansas law.
Poll says Kansas Senate, governor’s races close
October 2, 2014
A new poll says the U.S. Senate and governor’s races in Kansas remain close.
Senator brings in Jeb Bush to campaign in Kansas
September 29, 2014
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts is bringing in another Republican heavy-hitter to help bolster his troubled campaign for re-election.
Voter mulling options in Kansas Senate dispute
September 24, 2014
The lawyer for a disgruntled Kansas Democratic voter says he’s considering his options as he faces a delay in getting a court to hear his lawsuit to force the party to name a new U.S. Senate nominee.
Texas governor to headline fundraiser for Brownback
September 24, 2014
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is getting some fundraising help from his colleague in Texas.
Democrat in Kansas 1st having event with lawmakers
September 9, 2014
The Democratic nominee in the 1st Congressional District of Kansas is preparing to have a Statehouse news conference with former and current state legislators.
Brownback’s GOP challenger has bankruptcy in past
July 30, 2014
A Wichita businesswoman who is challenging Gov. Sam Brownback in the Republican primary has filed for bankruptcy protection in the past, while her running mate has done so twice.

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