United States House of Representatives elections in Kansas, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in Kansas

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

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Kansas District Pages
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Kansas took place on November 4, 2014. Voters elected four candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's four congressional districts.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
June 2, 2014
August 5, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Kansas is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[1][2][3]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by June 15, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 14, 2014.[4]

See also: Kansas elections, 2014


Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds all of the four congressional seats from Kansas.

Members of the U.S. House from Kansas -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 0 0
     Republican Party 4 4
Total 4 4

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the four congressional districts were:

Name Party District
Tim Huelskamp Ends.png Republican 1
Lynn Jenkins Ends.png Republican 2
Kevin Yoder Ends.png Republican 3
Mike Pompeo Ends.png Republican 4

Margin of victory for winners

There were a total of 4 seats up for election in 2014 in Kansas. The following table shows the margin of victory for each district winner, which is calculated by examining the percentage difference between the top-two vote getters. If the race was uncontested, the margin of victory is listed as 100 percent.
DistrictWinnerMargin of VictoryTotal VoteTop Opponent
U.S. House, Kansas District 1 General Election Republican Party Tim Huelskamp35.9%204,161Jim Sherow
U.S. House, Kansas District 2 General Election Republican Party Lynn Jenkins18.4%225,686Margie Wakefield
U.S. House, Kansas District 3 General Election Republican Party Kevin Yoder20%224,077Kelly Kultala
U.S. House, Kansas District 4 General Election Republican Party Mike Pompeo33.3%208,153Perry Shuckman

Candidates

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1st Congressional District

General election candidates

August 5, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Withdrawn prior to primary

Potential candidates

2nd Congressional District

General election candidates

August 5, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Party Candidates

Declined to run

3rd Congressional District

General election candidates

August 5, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

4th Congressional District

General election candidates

August 5, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

See also

External links

References

  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013, through January 3, 2014, researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. Kansas Secretary of State Website, "Registration & Voting," accessed January 3, 2014
  5. Alan LaPolice for Congress, "Home," accessed December 9, 2013
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2014 Primary (official)," accessed June 2, 2014
  7. Kent Roth for Kansas, "Home," accessed January 22, 2014
  8. Hutch News, "Congressional shake up not likely," accessed June 2, 2014
  9. CJ Online, "Former Manhattan mayor considers 1st District run," accessed February 4, 2014
  10. KSDP, "Margie Wakefield Biography - 2nd Congressional District," accessed November 20, 2013
  11. Chris Clemmons for Kansas, "Home," accessed December 9, 2013
  12. ADN.com, "Kan. lawmaker to challenge Jenkins in primary," accessed January 25, 2014 (dead link)
  13. Hutchinson Kansas News, "Congressional shake up not likely," accessed July 31, 2014
  14. 14.0 14.1 Kansas City Star, "Second Democrat to enter race for Congress in Kansas 3rd District," accessed January 22, 2014
  15. Kansas City Star, "Todd Tiahrt will run for his old seat in Congress," accessed May 31, 2014 (dead link)
  16. Washington Post, "Want to see a nasty GOP House primary? Oh, it’s just getting started in Kansas," accessed May 31, 2014
  17. The Wichita Eagle, "Democrat Perry Schuckman will run for Fourth District congressional seat," accessed April 12, 2014
  18. Biz Journals, "Perry Schuckman says he’ll run for Kansas 4th Congressional seat," accessed April 12, 2014