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U.S. Senate delegation from Kansas

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This page displays current and historical information pertaining to the U.S. Senate delegation from Kansas.

Current members

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Kansas are:


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Jerry Moran
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Kansas 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016LinkSam Brownback (R)
Pat Roberts
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Kansas 1997January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014LinkNancy Landon Kassebaum (R)

Election history


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Class II

Senators in Class II were elected to office in the November 2008 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class II terms run from the beginning of the 111th Congress on January 3, 2009, to the end of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2015.

2008
On November 4, 2008, Roberts won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Jim Slattery (D), Randall L. Hodgkinson (L) and Joseph L. Martin (Reformed Party) in the general election.[1]

U.S. Senate, Kansas General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPat Roberts Incumbent 60.1% 727,121
     Democratic Jim Slattery 36.5% 441,399
     Libertarian Randall L. Hodgkinson 2.1% 25,727
     Reformed Joseph L. Martin 1.4% 16,443
Total Votes 1,210,690

2002
On November 5, 2002, Pat Roberts won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Steven A. Rosile (L) and George Cook (Reform) in the general election.[2]

U.S. Senate, Kansas General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPat Roberts incumbent 82.5% 641,075
     Libertarian Steven A. Rosile 9.1% 70,725
     Reform George Cook 8.4% 65,050
Total Votes 776,850

1996
On November 5, 1996, Pat Roberts won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Sally Thompson (D), Mark S. Marney (Reform) and Steven Rosile (Libertarian) in the general election.[3]

U.S. Senate, Kansas General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPat Roberts 62% 652,677
     Democratic Sally Thompson 34.4% 362,380
     Reform Mark S. Marney 2.3% 24,145
     Libertarian Steven Rosile 1.2% 13,098
Total Votes 1,052,300

Class III

Senators in Class III were elected to office in the November 2010 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class III terms run from the beginning of the 112th Congress on January 3, 2011, to the end of the 114th Congress on January 3, 2017.

2010
On November 2, 2010, Moran won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Lisa Johnston (D), Michael Wm. Dann (L), and Joseph K. Bellis (Reformed Party) in the general election.[4]

U.S. Senate, Kansas General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Moran 70.1% 587,175
     Democratic Lisa Johnston 26.4% 220,971
     Libertarian Michael Wm. Dann 2.1% 17,922
     Reformed Joseph "Joe" K. Bellis 1.4% 11,624
Total Votes 837,692

2004
On November 2, 2004, Sam Brownback won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Lee Jones (D), Steven A. Rosile (L) and George Cook (Reform) in the general election.[5]

U.S. Senate, Kansas General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Brownback incumbent 69.2% 780,863
     Democratic Lee Jones 27.5% 310,337
     Libertarian Steven A. Rosile 1.9% 21,842
     Reform George Cook 1.4% 15,980
Total Votes 1,129,022

1998
On November 3, 1998, Sam Brownback won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Paul Feleciano, Jr. (D), Tom Oyler (L) and Alvin Bauman (Reform) in the general election.[6]

U.S. Senate, Kansas General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Brownback incumbent 65.3% 474,639
     Democratic Paul Feleciano, Jr. 31.6% 229,718
     Libertarian Tom Oyler 1.6% 11,545
     Reform Alvin Bauman 1.6% 11,334
Total Votes 727,236

Historical members

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from Kansas
Party Total
     Democratic 3
     Republican 29
     Populist 2
Total Senators 34
Class 2 Senators from Kansas
Senator Years Served Party
James H. Lane Republican 1861-1866
Edmund G. Ross Republican 1866-1871
Alexander Caldwell Republican 1871-1873
Robert Crozier Republican 1873-1874
James M. Harvey Republican 1874-1877
Preston B. Plumb Republican 1877-1891
Bishop W. Perkins Republican 1892-1893
John Martin Democratic 1893-1895
Lucien Baker Republican 1895-1901
Joseph R. Burton Republican 1901-1906
Alfred W. Benson Republican 1906-1907
Charles Curtis Republican 1907-1913
William H. Thompson Democratic 1913-1919
Arthur Capper Republican 1919-1949
Andrew F. Schoeppel Republican 1949-1962
James B. Pearson Republican 1962-1978
Nancy Landon Kassebaum Republican 1978-1997
Pat Roberts Republican 1997-Present
Class 3 Senators from Kansas
Senator Years Served Party
Samuel C. Pomeroy Republican 1861-1873
John J. Ingalls Republican 1873-1891
William A. Peffer Populist 1891-1897
William A. Harris Populist 1897-1903
Chester I. Long Republican 1903-1909
Joseph L. Bristow Republican 1909-1915
Charles Curtis Republican 1915-1929
Henry J. Allen Republican 1929-1930
George McGill Democratic 1930-1939
Clyde M. Reed Republican 1939-1949
Harry Darby Republican 1949-1950
Frank Carlson Republican 1950-1969
Robert J. Dole Republican 1969-1996
Sheila Frahm Republican 1996-1996
Sam Brownback Republican 1996-2011
Jerry Moran Republican 2011-Present

See also

References