Kansas' 3rd Congressional District

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Kansas' 3rd congressional district
Current incumbentKevin Yoder Republican Party
Population722,973
Gender49% Male, 51% Female
Race81.5% White, 8.7% Black, 3.7% Asian
Ethnicity11.5% Hispanic
Unemployment7.2%
Median household income$61,380
High school graduation rate92.4%
College graduation rate43.4%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 3rd Congressional District of Kansas is a congressional district located in eastern Kansas.

Kansas' 3rd Congressional District is located in eastern Kansas and encompasses Wyandotte and Johnson counties, which included the Kansas City Metropolitan Area and portions of Douglas County, which includes part of Lawrence. The district includes Kansas City and the surrounding suburbs of Overland Park, Lenexa, Shawnee and Olathe.[1]

The district previously encompassed Wyandotte and Johnson counties, which included the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, and portions of Douglas County, which included part of the college town of Lawrence. The district also included Kansas City and the surrounding suburbs of Overland Park, Lenexa, Shawnee, and Olathe.

The current representative of the 3rd congressional district is Kevin Yoder (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Kansas' 3rd congressional district elections, 2014

The 3rd congressional district of Kansas will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Kansas' 3rd congressional district elections, 2012

The 3rd congressional district of Kansas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Kevin Yoder (R) won re-election. He defeated Joel Balam (L) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Kansas District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Yoder Incumbent 68.5% 201,087
     Libertarian Joel Balam 31.5% 92,675
Total Votes 293,762
Source: Kansas Secretary of State "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Kevin Yoder won election to the United States House. He defeated Stephene Moore (D) and Jasmin Talbert (Libertarian) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Kansas District 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Yoder 58.4% 136,246
     Democratic Stephene Moore 38.7% 90,193
     Libertarian Jasmin Talbert 2.9% 6,846
Total Votes 233,285

2008
On November 4, 2008, Dennis Moore won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Nick Jordan (R), Joe Bellis (L), Roger D. Tucker (Reform Party) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Kansas District 3 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Moore incumbent 56.4% 202,541
     Republican Nick Jordan 39.7% 142,307
     Libertarian Joe Bellis 2.8% 10,073
     Reform Party Roger D. Tucker 1.1% 3,937
Total Votes 358,858

2006
On November 7, 2006, Dennis Moore won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Kansas District 3 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Moore incumbent 64.6% 153,105
     Republican Chuck Ahner 33.7% 79,824
     Reform Party Robert A. Conroy 1.7% 4,051
Total Votes 236,980

2004
On November 2, 2004, Dennis Moore won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kris Kobach (R), Joe Bellis (L) and Richard Wells (Reform Party) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Kansas District 3 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Moore incumbent 54.8% 184,050
     Republican Kris Kobach 43.3% 145,542
     Libertarian Joe Bellis 1% 3,191
     Reform Party Richard Wells 0.9% 2,956
Total Votes 335,739

2002
On November 5, 2002, Dennis Moore won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Adam Taff (R), Douglas Martin (L) and Dawn Bly (Reform Party) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Kansas District 3 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Moore incumbent 50.2% 110,095
     Republican Adam Taff 46.9% 102,882
     Libertarian Douglas Martin 0.6% 1,366
     Reform Party Dawn Bly 2.3% 5,046
Total Votes 219,389

2000
On November 7, 2000, Dennis Moore won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Phil Kline (R) and Chris Mina (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Kansas District 3 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Moore incumbent 50% 154,505
     Republican Phil Kline 46.9% 144,672
     Libertarian Chris Mina 3.1% 9,553
Total Votes 308,730

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 3rd congressional district of Kansas after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Kansas

In 2011, the Kansas State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.


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