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<h2 style="margin:0; background:#E0F2F7; font-size:180%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color: black; padding:0.2em 0.4em;"><br>'''Welcome to Kansas on Ballotpedia!'''<br><br></h2><br>
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<p align="justify">''Landlocked and located in the Midwest region of the United States, the state of Kansas was admitted the Union as a free state in 1861. Named after the Kansa Native American tribe, Kansas is currently one of the most agricultural productive states and is nicknamed the “Sunflower State.”  Currently, Kansas has two Republican members of the U.S. Senate, four Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 125 members of the Kansas House of Representatives and 40 members of the Kansas State Senate. As of September 2013, Kansas is one of 24 Republican state government trifectas.''</p></td></tr>
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[[Allen County, Kansas ballot measures|Allen]] • [[Anderson County, Kansas ballot measures|Anderson]] • [[Atchison County, Kansas ballot measures|Atchison]] • [[Barber County, Kansas ballot measures|Barber]] • [[Barton County, Kansas ballot measures|Barton]] • [[Bourbon County, Kansas ballot measures|Bourbon]] • [[Brown County, Kansas ballot measures|Brown]] • [[Butler County, Kansas ballot measures|Butler]] • [[Chase County, Kansas ballot measures|Chase]] • [[Chautauqua County, Kansas ballot measures|Chautauqua]] • [[Cherokee County, Kansas ballot measures|Cherokee]] • [[Cheyenne County, Kansas ballot measures|Cheyenne]] • [[Clark County, Kansas ballot measures|Clark]] • [[Clay County, Kansas ballot measures|Clay]] • [[Cloud County, Kansas ballot measures|Cloud]] • [[Coffey County, Kansas ballot measures|Coffey]] • [[Comanche County, Kansas ballot measures|Comanche]] • [[Cowley County, Kansas ballot measures|Cowley]] • [[Crawford County, Kansas ballot measures|Crawford]] • [[Decatur County, Kansas ballot measures|Decatur]] • [[Dickinson County, Kansas ballot measures|Dickinson]] • [[Doniphan County, Kansas ballot measures|Doniphan]] • [[Douglas County, Kansas ballot measures|Douglas]] • [[Edwards County, Kansas ballot measures|Edwards]] • [[Elk County, Kansas ballot measures|Elk]] • [[Ellis County, Kansas ballot measures|Ellis]] • [[Ellsworth County, Kansas ballot measures|Ellsworth]] • [[Finney County, Kansas ballot measures|Finney]] • [[Ford County, Kansas ballot measures|Ford]] • [[Franklin County, Kansas ballot measures|Franklin]] • [[Geary County, Kansas ballot measures|Geary]] • [[Gove County, Kansas ballot measures|Gove]] • [[Graham County, Kansas ballot measures|Graham]] • [[Grant County, Kansas ballot measures|Grant]] • [[Gray County, Kansas ballot measures|Gray]] • [[Greeley County, Kansas ballot measures|Greeley]] • [[Greenwood County, Kansas ballot measures|Greenwood]] • [[Hamilton County, Kansas ballot measures|Hamilton]] • [[Harper County, Kansas ballot measures|Harper]] • [[Harvey County, Kansas ballot measures|Harvey]] • [[Haskell County, Kansas ballot measures|Haskell]] • [[Hodgeman County, Kansas ballot measures|Hodgeman]] • [[Jackson County, Kansas ballot measures|Jackson]] • [[Jefferson County, Kansas ballot measures|Jefferson]] • [[Jewell County, Kansas ballot measures|Jewell]] • [[Johnson County, Kansas ballot measures|Johnson]] • [[Kearny County, Kansas ballot measures|Kearny]] • [[Kingman County, Kansas ballot measures|Kingman]] • [[Kiowa County, Kansas ballot measures|Kiowa]] • [[Labette County, Kansas ballot measures|Labette]] • [[Lane County, Kansas ballot measures|Lane]] • [[Leavenworth County, Kansas ballot measures|Leavenworth]] • [[Lincoln County, Kansas ballot measures|Lincoln]] • [[Linn County, Kansas ballot measures|Linn]] • [[Logan County, Kansas ballot measures|Logan]] • [[Lyon County, Kansas ballot measures|Lyon]] • [[Marion County, Kansas ballot measures|Marion]] • [[Marshall County, Kansas ballot measures|Marshall]] • [[McPherson County, Kansas ballot measures|McPherson]] • [[Meade County, Kansas ballot measures|Meade]] • [[Miami County, Kansas ballot measures|Miami]] • [[Mitchell County, Kansas ballot measures|Mitchell]] • [[Montgomery County, Kansas ballot measures|Montgomery]] • [[Morris County, Kansas ballot measures|Morris]] • [[Morton County, Kansas ballot measures|Morton]] • [[Nemaha County, Kansas ballot measures|Nemaha]] • [[Neosho County, Kansas ballot measures|Neosho]] • [[Ness County, Kansas ballot measures|Ness]] • [[Norton County, Kansas ballot measures|Norton]] • [[Osage County, Kansas ballot measures|Osage]] • [[Osborne County, Kansas ballot measures|Osborne]] • [[Ottawa County, Kansas ballot measures|Ottawa]] • [[Pawnee County, Kansas ballot measures|Pawnee]] • [[Phillips County, Kansas ballot measures|Phillips]] • [[Pottawatomie County, Kansas ballot measures|Pottawatomie]] • [[Pratt County, Kansas ballot measures|Pratt]] • [[Rawlins County, Kansas ballot measures|Rawlins]] • [[Reno County, Kansas ballot measures|Reno]] • [[Republic County, Kansas ballot measures|Republic]] • [[Rice County, Kansas ballot measures|Rice]] • [[Riley County, Kansas ballot measures|Riley]] • [[Rooks County, Kansas ballot measures|Rooks]] • [[Rush County, Kansas ballot measures|Rush]] • [[Russell County, Kansas ballot measures|Russell]] • [[Saline County, Kansas ballot measures|Saline]] • [[Scott County, Kansas ballot measures|Scott]] • [[Sedgwick County, Kansas ballot measures|Sedgwick]] • [[Seward County, Kansas ballot measures|Seward]] • [[Shawnee County, Kansas ballot measures|Shawnee]] • [[Sheridan County, Kansas ballot measures|Sheridan]] • [[Sherman County, Kansas ballot measures|Sherman]] • [[Smith County, Kansas ballot measures|Smith]] • [[Stafford County, Kansas ballot measures|Stafford]] • [[Stanton County, Kansas ballot measures|Stanton]] • [[Stevens County, Kansas ballot measures|Stevens]] • [[Sumner County, Kansas ballot measures|Sumner]] • [[Thomas County, Kansas ballot measures|Thomas]] • [[Trego County, Kansas ballot measures|Trego]] • [[Wabaunsee County, Kansas ballot measures|Wabaunsee]] • [[Wallace County, Kansas ballot measures|Wallace]] • [[Washington County, Kansas ballot measures|Washington]] • [[Wichita County, Kansas ballot measures|Wichita]] • [[Wilson County, Kansas ballot measures|Wilson]] • [[Woodson County, Kansas ballot measures|Woodson]] • [[Wyandotte County, Kansas ballot measures|Wyandotte]]
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<td><center>• [[Voting in Kansas|Important voting information]]  <br>• [[Absentee voting#Absentee voting|Absentee voting]]  •  [[Early voting#Early voting|Early voting]]  •  [[State Blue Books|Blue Book]]  <br>•  [[Redistricting in Kansas|Redistricting]]  •  [[Kansas vote fraud|Vote fraud]] <hr>''For more information on voting in Kansas,'' '''''[[Voting in Kansas|click here]].'''''<br></center></td></tr></table>
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* State ballot measures in [[Kansas 2010 ballot measures|2010]]
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* [[Kansas ballot measures|State ballot measures]]
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* [[Kansas school bond elections|School district bond issues]]
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* [[Kansas vote fraud|Vote fraud]]
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'''Laws and history'''
 
* [[Laws governing ballot measures in Kansas|Laws governing ballot measures]]
 
* [[Laws governing recall in Kansas|Laws governing recall]]
 
* [[Laws governing citizen grand juries in Kansas|Laws governing citizen grand juries]]
 
* [[Campaign finance requirements for Kansas ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]
 
* [[History of direct democracy in Kansas|History of direct democracy]]
 
  
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<td><center><br>• [[Kansas State Legislature]]<br>• [[Kansas House of Representatives]] • [[Kansas State Senate]]<br>• [[Kansas Legislative Post-Auditor|Legislative Post-Auditor]]<br><br></center></td></tr></table>
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<td><center><br>• [[List of Kansas ballot measures|Statewide ballot measures]] • [[Recall campaigns in Kansas]]<br><br><hr><br> [[File:Verified.png|20px]] ''[[Ballot Measure Scorecard, 2013]]''<br><br></center></td></tr></table></table></td></tr></table>
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<h2 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:150%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color:white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''Local politics in Kansas'''</h2><br>
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<center>[[Counties in Kansas|Counties]] •  [[Cities in Kansas|Cities]]</center><br>
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<h3 style="margin:0; background:#E0F2F7; font-size:125%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color:#0047AB; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">[[File:School Board badge.png|50px|link=Kansas school districts]] '''School board elections in Kansas'''</h3><br>
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<center>''School Board Elections determine the future of our local school districts.''<br><br></center>
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<hr><center>[[Kansas school districts|Education in Kansas]] • [[List of school districts in Kansas]] • <br>[[Kansas school board elections, 2014]]
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<br>[[Portal:School boards and school board elections|School board elections]] • [[List of school districts in the United States]] • [[Largest school districts in the United States by enrollment]] • [[Analysis of spending in America's largest school districts]] • [[School board recalls]]<br><br></center>
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<h3 style="margin:0; background:#E0F2F7; font-size:125%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color:#0047AB; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">[[File:Clipboard48.png|50px|link=Local ballot measures, Kansas]] '''Local ballot measures in Kansas'''</h3><br>
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<center>''Local Ballot Measures are the basics of direct democracy.''<br><br></center>
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<hr><center>[[Local ballot measures, Kansas|Local ballot measures in Kansas]] • [[List of local ballot measures by year|Historical ballot measures by year]] • [[Local ballot measure reports]] <br>
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<hr><br>[[County election website evaluations]] • [[Costs of administering local elections]] • [[Local ballot measure reports#Local ballot measure statistics (by year)|Local ballot measure statistics (by year)]] •  [[Local ballot measure reports#Political topics (by year)|Political topics (by year)]]  <br><br>[[File:Verified.png|20px]] ''[[Local Ballot Initiatives: How citizens change laws with clipboards, conversations, and campaigns]]''<br><br></center>
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<p align="justify">''The structure of the '''Kansas judicial system''' is laid out in [[Article 3, Kansas Constitution|Article 3]] of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the {{JP|Kansas Supreme Court}}, the {{JP|Kansas Court of Appeals}}, the {{JP|Kansas District Courts}} and the {{JP|Kansas Municipal Courts}}.''</p>
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Landlocked and located in the Midwest region of the United States, the state of Kansas was admitted the Union as a free state in 1861. Named after the Kansa Native American tribe, Kansas is currently one of the most agricultural productive states and is nicknamed the “Sunflower State.” Currently, Kansas has two Republican members of the U.S. Senate, four Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 125 members of the Kansas House of Representatives and 40 members of the Kansas State Senate. As of September 2013, Kansas is one of 24 Republican state government trifectas.

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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Jerry Moran
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Kansas 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016LinkSam Brownback (R)
Pat Roberts
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Kansas 1997January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014LinkNancy Landon Kassebaum (R)


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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Kevin Yoder
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkDennis Moore (D)
Lynn Jenkins
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2009January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkNancy Boyda (D)
Mike Pompeo
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkTodd Tiahrt (R)
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJerry Moran (R)


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