Kansas' 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Kansas' 3rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Kevin Yoder Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

Fairvote's Monopoly Politics: Safe R[3]

Kansas U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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

Kansas is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[4][5][6]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Kevin Yoder (R), who was first elected in 2010.

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.[7]

Candidates

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August 5, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Kevin Yoder (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joel Balam in the general election.

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 of Representatives. He defeated Stephene Moore (D) and Jasmin Talbert (L) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House of Representatives, Kansas' 3rd Congressional District, 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
     Liberterian Jasmin Talbert 2.9% 6,846
Total Votes 233,285


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