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Revision as of 11:27, 6 December 2010

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The Attorney General of Kansas is one of four statewide constitutional offices in Kansas. The office is the chief law enforcement agency for the state. The attorney general provides legal services to state agencies and boards, protects consumers from fraud, assists the victims of crime, and defends the state in civil proceedings.

The current occupant of the office is Stephen Six, who succeeded Paul Morrison‎ in 2008. Morrison was elected in 2006 but resigned in late 2007 in the wake of a scandal.

Electoral history

2010

Democratic Primary

  • 2010 Race for Attorney General - Democratic Primary

Republican Primary

2010 Race for Attorney General - Republican Primary [1]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Republican Party Approveda Derek Schmidt 76.4%
     Republican Party Ralph DeZago 23.6%
Total Votes 273,104

General Election

2010 Race for Attorney General - General Election [2]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Republican Party Approveda Derek Schmidt 54.9%
     Democratic Party Stephen Six 41.9%
     Libertarian Party Dennis Hawver 3.2%
Total Votes 834,704

Campaign finance

Main article: Campaign finance requirements for Kansas ballot measures

The Kansas Attorney General has authority over discipline of campaign finance law violations if it involves criminal laws or other matters that are not specified in the jurisdiction of the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission. The first step in filing a complaint is to file with the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission. It is up to the KGEC to determine the validity of a complaint before beginning any investigation[3].

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Kansas

Kansas Attorney General Steve Six
Memorial Hall, 2nd Floor
120 Southwest 10th Street
Topeka, KS 66612

Phone: (785) 296-2215
Toll Free Phone: (888) 428-8436
Fax: (785) 296-6296
E-mail: general@ksag.org

See also

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