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 will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect 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 is 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 July 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 0 Pending
     Republican Party 4 Pending
Total 4 4

Incumbents

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

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

Candidates

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1st Congressional District

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Potential candidates

2nd Congressional District

3rd Congressional District

4th Congressional District

See also

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 6.7 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. ADN.com, "Kan. lawmaker to challenge Jenkins in primary," accessed January 25, 2014
  11. KSDP, "Margie Wakefield Biography - 2nd Congressional District," accessed November 20, 2013
  12. Chris Clemmons for Kansas, "Home," accessed December 9, 2013
  13. 13.0 13.1 Kansas City Star, "Second Democrat to enter race for Congress in Kansas 3rd District," accessed January 22, 2014
  14. Kansas City Star, "Todd Tiahrt will run for his old seat in Congress," accessed May 31, 2014
  15. Washington Post, "Want to see a nasty GOP House primary? Oh, it’s just getting started in Kansas," accessed May 31, 2014
  16. The Wichita Eagle, "Democrat Perry Schuckman will run for Fourth District congressional seat," accessed April 12, 2014
  17. Biz Journals, "Perry Schuckman says he’ll run for Kansas 4th Congressional seat," accessed April 12, 2014