Kansas 2012 legislative election results

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2012 Legislative Election Results

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Kansas State Senate Election Results

This page contains macro-level election results and analysis for the Kansas State Senate 2012 elections. For results in individual contests see our Kansas State Senate elections, 2012 page. The following is a breakdown of the state senate before and after the election:

Kansas State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 8 9
     Republican Party 32 31
Total 40 40

What You'll See on This Page

This page will display the following lists of candidates

  • Incumbents running on November 6
  • Defeated incumbents
  • Challengers who defeated an incumbent
  • Newly elected senators
  • List of all winners
  • Unopposed candidates
  • Third party candidates

State Senate Overview:

  • A total of 40 of the state's Senate seats were up for election in 2012.

Incumbents

Incumbents running in November 6

The following is a list of all of the incumbents running on the November 6 general election ballot:

Incumbents defeated

The following is a list of incumbents defeated in 2012:

General election


CandidatePartyDistrict
Allen SchmidtDemocraticKansas State Senate District 36
Chris SteinegerRepublicanKansas State Senate District 6
Kelly KultalaDemocraticU.S. House, Kansas, District 3

Primary election


CandidatePartyDistrict
Bob Marshall, Kansas SenatorRepublicanKansas State Senate District 13
Dick KelseyRepublicanKansas State Senate District 26
Dwayne UmbargerRepublicanKansas State Senate District 14
Jean SchodorfDemocratKansas Secretary of State
Pete BrungardtRepublicanKansas State Senate District 24
Roger ReitzRepublicanKansas State Senate District 22
Ruth TeichmanRepublicanKansas State Senate District 33
Stephen MorrisRepublicanKansas State Senate District 39
Tim OwensRepublicanKansas State Senate District 8

Challengers who beat an incumbent

The following is a list of challengers who defeated an incumbent in 2012:

General election


CandidatePartyDistrict
Caryn TysonRepublicanKansas State Senate District 12
Dan KerschenRepublicanKansas State Senate District 26
Elaine BowersRepublicanKansas State Senate District 36
Forrest KnoxRepublicanKansas State Senate District 14
Greg Smith (Kansas)RepublicanKansas State Senate District 21
Jacob LaTurnerRepublicanKansas State Senate District 13
Jeff MelcherRepublicanKansas State Senate District 11
Jim DenningRepublicanKansas State Senate District 8
Kay WolfRepublicanKansas State Senate District 7
Larry PowellRepublicanKansas State Senate District 39
Michael O'DonnellRepublicanKansas State Senate District 25
Mitch HolmesRepublicanKansas State Senate District 33
Pat PetteyDemocraticKansas State Senate District 6
Steve FitzgeraldRepublicanKansas State Senate District 5
Tom ArpkeRepublicanKansas State Senate District 24
Tom Hawk (Kansas)DemocraticKansas State Senate District 22

Primary election


Results will display after the election on November 6.

New State Senators and General Election Winners

Newly elected senators

The following list will display the newly-elected members of the Kansas State Senate:

Democratic

Republican

Open Seat Winners

The following will display a list of candidates who won election in seats where no incumbent was running:

Democratic


Results will display after the election on November 6.

Republican


Results will display after the election on November 6.

Candidates who won election

The following will be a list of all candidates elected to the Kansas State Senate:

Democratic

Republican

Competitiveness

Unopposed candidates in general election

The following candidates will not face major party competition:

Democratic


No candidates have been added to this category yet.

Republican

Ballot Access

Third party candidates

The following is a list of third party and independent candidates who are running in 2012:

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Kansas State House Election Results

This page contains macro-level election results and analysis for the Kansas House of Representatives elections in 2012. For results in individual contests, see our Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012. The following is a breakdown of the state house before and after the election:

Kansas House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 33 33
     Republican Party 92 92
Total 125 125

What You'll See on This Page

This page will display the following lists of candidates

  • Incumbents running on November 6
  • Defeated incumbents
  • Challengers who defeated an incumbent
  • Newly elected representatives
  • List of all winners
  • Unopposed candidates
  • Third party candidates

State House Overview

  • All 125 of the state's House seats were up for election in 2012.

Incumbency Analysis

Incumbents who ran on November 6

The following is a list of all of the incumbents who are running on the November 6 general election ballot:


  1. Amanda Grosserode
  2. Ann Mah
  3. Annie Kuether
  4. Annie Tietze
  5. Arlen Siegfreid
  6. Barbara Ballard
  7. Barbara Bollier
  8. Bill Feuerborn
  9. Brian Weber
  10. Broderick Henderson
  11. Clark Shultz
  12. Connie O'Brien
  13. Dennis Hedke
  14. Don Hill (Kansas)
  15. Don Hineman
  16. Don Schroeder
  17. Ed Trimmer
  18. Gail Finney
  19. Gene Suellentrop
  20. Harold Lane
  21. J. David Crum
  22. J. Stephen Alford
  23. Jana Taylor Goodman
  24. Janice Pauls
  25. Jene Vickrey
  26. Jerry Henry
  27. Jim Howell
  28. Jim Kelly
  29. Jim Ward (Kansas)
  30. Joe Seiwert
  31. John Rubin
  32. Joseph Scapa
  33. Kasha Kelley
  34. Kathy Wolfe Moore
  35. Kelly Meigs
  36. Kyle Hoffman
  37. Lance Kinzer
  38. Larry Campbell
  39. Leslie Osterman
  40. Louis Ruiz
  41. Marc Rhoades
  42. Mario Goico
  43. Marvin Kleeb
  44. Melanie Meier
  45. Michael Peterson
  46. Mike Burgess
  47. Nile Dillmore
  48. Paul Davis, Kansas Representative
  49. Peggy Mast
  50. Peter DeGraaf
  51. Phil Hermanson
  52. Ponka-We Victors
  53. Ramon Gonzalez
  54. Randy Garber
  55. Richard Carlson
  56. Richard Proehl
  57. Rob Bruchman
  58. Robert Grant
  59. Ronald Ryckman
  60. Scott Schwab
  61. Sean Gatewood
  62. Sharon Schwartz
  63. Stan Frownfelter
  64. Steve Huebert
  65. Steven Brunk
  66. Steven C. Johnson
  67. Sydney Carlin
  68. Thomas Sloan
  69. Tom Burroughs
  70. Tom Moxley
  71. Tom Phillips
  72. Valdenia Winn
  73. Vern Swanson
  74. Vincent Wetta
  75. Virgil Peck, Jr.
  76. Ward Cassidy

Incumbents defeated

The following will display a list of incumbents defeated in 2012:

General election


CandidatePartyDistrict
Ann MahDemocraticKansas House of Representatives District 54
Bill FeuerbornDemocraticKansas House of Representatives District 5
Jana Taylor GoodmanRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 41
Joseph ScapaRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 87
Mike BurgessRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 51
Sean GatewoodDemocraticKansas House of Representatives District 57
Vincent WettaDemocraticKansas House of Representatives District 80

Primary election


CandidatePartyDistrict
Bill Otto (Kansas)RepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 9
Carl HolmesRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 125
Clay AurandRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 109
Judith LoganbillDemocraticKansas House of Representatives District 86
Reynaldo R. MesaRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 123
Rick BillingerRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 120
Ron WorleyRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 30
Sheryl SpaldingRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 29
Terri Lois GregoryRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 10
Trent LeDouxRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 50
William PrescottRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 59

Challengers who beat an incumbent

The following will display a list of challengers who defeated an incumbent in 2012:

General election


CandidatePartyDistrict
Allan RothlisbergRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 65
Blaine FinchRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 59
Brandon WhippleDemocraticKansas House of Representatives District 96
Carolyn BridgesDemocraticKansas House of Representatives District 83
James ToddRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 29
John Doll (Kansas)RepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 123
John EdmondsRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 112
Joshua PowellRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 50
Ken CorbetRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 54
Kevin JonesRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 5
Mark E. HuttonRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 105
Marshall ChristmannRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 113
Nancy LuskDemocraticKansas House of Representatives District 22
Patricia M. SloopDemocraticKansas House of Representatives District 88
Reid PettyRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 125
Ron RyckmanRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 78
Russ JenningsRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 122
Stephanie ClaytonRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 19
Sue E. BoldraRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 111
Susan L. ConcannonRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 107
Tom SawyerDemocraticKansas House of Representatives District 95
Travis Couture-LoveladyRepublicanKansas House of Representatives District 110
Virgil WeigelDemocraticKansas House of Representatives District 56

Primary election


No candidates have been added to this category yet.

New Representatives and General Election Winners

Newly elected representatives

The following will list the newly-elected members of the Kansas House of Representatives:

Democratic

Republican

Open Seat Winners

The following will list candidates who won election in seats where no incumbent was running:

Democratic

Republican

Candidates who won election

The following will list all candidates elected to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012:

Democratic

Republican


  1. Allan Rothlisberg
  2. Amanda Grosserode
  3. Arlen Siegfreid
  4. Barbara Bollier
  5. Bill Sutton
  6. Blaine Finch
  7. Bob Montgomery
  8. Brett Hildabrand
  9. Brian Weber
  10. Charles Macheers
  11. Clark Shultz
  12. Connie O'Brien
  13. Craig McPherson
  14. Daniel Hawkins
  15. Dennis Hedke
  16. Diana Dierks
  17. Don Hill (Kansas)
  18. Don Hineman
  19. Don Schroeder
  20. Edwin H. Bideau III
  21. Gene Suellentrop
  22. J.R. Claeys
  23. J. David Crum
  24. J. Stephen Alford
  25. Jack Thimesch
  26. James Todd
  27. Janice Pauls
  28. Jene Vickrey
  29. Jerry Lunn
  30. Jim Howell
  31. Jim Kelly
  32. Joe Edwards
  33. Joe Seiwert
  34. John Bradford
  35. John Doll (Kansas)
  36. John E. Barker
  37. John Edmonds
  38. John L. Ewy
  39. John Rubin
  40. Joshua Powell
  41. Kasha Kelley
  42. Keith Esau
  43. Kelly Meigs
  44. Ken Corbet
  45. Kevin Jones
  46. Kyle Hoffman
  47. Lance Kinzer
  48. Larry Campbell
  49. Larry Paul Hibbard
  50. Leslie Osterman
  51. Marc Rhoades
  52. Mario Goico
  53. Mark E. Hutton
  54. Mark Kahrs
  55. Marshall Christmann
  56. Marty Read
  57. Marvin Kleeb
  58. Melissa Rooker
  59. Michael Houser
  60. Peggy Mast
  61. Peter DeGraaf
  62. Phil Hermanson
  63. Ramon Gonzalez
  64. Randy Garber
  65. Ray Merrick
  66. Reid Petty
  67. Richard Carlson
  68. Richard Proehl
  69. Rob Bruchman
  70. Ron Highland
  71. Ron Ryckman
  72. Ronald Ryckman
  73. Russ Jennings
  74. Scott Schwab
  75. Shanti Gandhi
  76. Sharon Schwartz
  77. Stephanie Clayton
  78. Steve Huebert
  79. Steven Brunk
  80. Steven C. Johnson
  81. Steven R. Becker
  82. Sue E. Boldra
  83. Susan L. Concannon
  84. Thomas Sloan
  85. Tom Moxley
  86. Tom Phillips
  87. Travis Couture-Lovelady
  88. Troy L. Waymaster
  89. Vern Swanson
  90. Virgil Peck, Jr.
  91. Ward Cassidy
  92. Will Carpenter
  93. Willie Dove

Competitiveness

Unopposed candidates in general election

The following candidates will not face major party competition:

Democratic

Republican

Ballot Access

Third party candidates

The following is a list of third party and independent candidates running in 2012: