Kansas to hold House elections this year, but not Senate

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May 28, 2010

TOPEKA, Kansas: Although no Senate elections will be held this year in the state of Kansas, elections for seats in the Kansas House of Representatives was held on November 2, 2010. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was June 10, 2010 for partisan candidates and August 2 by 12 PM for Independents. The primary Election Day was on August 3, 2010.

The Kansas House is the lower chamber of the Kansas Legislature, has a total of 125 members and meets in the state capitol. Since 1966 the legislature has held annual general sessions. Previously, sessions in odd-numbered years were of unlimited duration while in even-numbered years the session was limited to 60 calendar days, unless two-thirds of the elected members of each house voted to extend it. A list of candidates for this year's elections can be found here.

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