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Welcome to Kansas on Ballotpedia!


Landlocked and located in the Midwestern United States, Kansas was admitted to the Union as a free state in 1861. Named after the Kansa Native American tribe, Kansas is one of the most agriculturally productive U.S. states and is nicknamed the “Sunflower State.”

Kansas has two members of the U.S. Senate, four members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 125 members of the Kansas House of Representatives and 40 members of the Kansas State Senate.

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National politics in Kansas


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Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Jerry Moran
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Kansas 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Pat Roberts
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Kansas 1997January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014Link


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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Kevin Yoder
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2011January 3, 2015Link
Lynn Jenkins
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2009January 3, 2015Link
Mike Pompeo
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2011January 3, 2015Link
Tim Huelskamp
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2011January 3, 2015Link


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The structure of the Kansas judicial system is laid out in Article 3 of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the Kansas Supreme Court, the Kansas Court of Appeals, the Kansas District Courts and the Kansas Municipal Courts.


The federal court system is made up of the United States District Court for the District of Kansas and the District of Kansas Bankruptcy Court. Appeals from these courts go to the Tenth Circuit.

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Kansas
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The Sunflower State
Capital:   Topeka
Motto:   Ad astra per aspera
Translation:   To the stars through adversity
Population:   2.86 million
Area of state:   82,277 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1861
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