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{{Kselecbanner14}}{{Kshouse2014toc}}Elections for the '''office of [[Kansas House of Representatives|Kansas' state representatives]]''' will be held in [[Kansas]] on [[State legislative elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]].
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==Incumbents retiring==
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A total of 13 incumbents are not running for re-election in 2014. Those incumbents are:
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|-
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! style="background-color:#444; color: white;" | Name
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! style="background-color:#444; color: white;" | Party
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! style="background-color:#444; color: white;" | Current Office
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|-
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| [[Kelly Meigs]]||{{red dot}}||House District 22
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| [[Emily Perry]]||{{blue dot}}||House District 24
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|-
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| [[Lance Kinzer]]||{{red dot}}||House District 30
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|-
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| [[Melanie Meier]]||{{blue dot}}||House District 41
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|-
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| [[Paul Davis, Kansas Representative|Paul Davis]]||{{blue dot}}||House District 46
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| [[Shanti Gandhi]]||{{red dot}}||House District 52
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|-
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| [[Richard Carlson]]||{{red dot}}||House District 61
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|-
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| [[Vern Swanson]]||{{red dot}}||House District 64
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|-
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| [[J. David Crum]]||{{red dot}}||House District 77
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| [[Jim Howell]]||{{red dot}}||House District 81
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|-
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| [[Marshall Christmann]]||{{red dot}}||House District 113
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|-
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| [[Ward Cassidy]]||{{red dot}}||House District 120
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|-
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| [[Reid Petty]]||{{red dot}}||House District 125
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|-
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==Majority control==
 
==Majority control==
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Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the [[Kansas House of Representatives]]:
 
Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the [[Kansas House of Representatives]]:
 
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==Competitiveness==
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===Candidates unopposed by a major party===
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In 49 (39.2%) of the 125 districts up for election in 2014, one major party candidate will run unopposed in the general election. A total of 12 Democrats and 37 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.
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Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 76 (60.8%) of the 125 districts up for election.  Nine of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from 0 to 5 percent. Fourteen other elections were moderately competitive with a margin of victory between 5 and 10 percent.  One seat that is uncontested in 2014 held a mildly competitive election in 2012.  Those districts are:
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'''''Competitive'''''
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 5|District 5]]: Incumbent [[Kevin Jones]] (R) will face [[Miranda Rickel]] (D) in the general election. Jones won by a margin of 5 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 23|District 23]]: [[Amber Versola]] (D) will face [[Linda Gallagher]] (R) in the general election.  Outgoing incumbent [[Kelly Meigs]] won by a margin of 2 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 25|District 25]]: Incumbent [[Melissa Rooker]] (R) will face [[Jennifer Robinson]] (D) in the general election. Rooker won by a margin of 2 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 40|District 40]]: Incumbent [[John Bradford]] (R) will face [[Linda Johnson]] (D) in the general election. Bradford won by a margin of 2 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 54|District 54]]: Incumbent [[Ken Corbet]] (R) will face [[Ann Mah]] (R) in the general election. Corbet won by a margin of 0.2 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 56|District 56]]: Incumbent [[Virgil Weigel]] (D) will face the winner of the three-way Republican primary in the general election. Weigel won by a margin of 4 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 65|District 65]]: Incumbent [[Allan Rothlisberg]] faces [[Lonnie Clark]] in the Republican primary.  The winner will face [[Tom Brungardt]] (D) in the general election. Rothlisberg won by a margin of 0.4 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 79|District 79]]: Incumbent [[Ed Trimmer]] (D) will face [[Larry Alley]] (R) in the general election. Trimmer won by a margin of 0.8 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 98|District 98]]: Incumbent [[Steven Anthimides]] (R) will face the winner of the Democratic primary between [[Eric Bell]] and [[Steven Crum]] in the general election. Anthimides won by a margin of 2 percent in 2012.
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'''''Mildly competitive'''''
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 1|District 1]]: Incumbent [[Michael Houser]] (R) will face [[Brian Caswell]] (D) in the general election. Houser won by a margin of 8 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 3|District 3]]: Incumbent [[Julie Menghini]] (D) will face [[Chuck Smith]] (R) in the general election. Meghini won by a margin of 8 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 17|District 17]]: Incumbent [[Brett Hildabrand]] (R) will face [[Larry Meeker]] (D) in the general election. Hildabrand won by a margin of 10 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 18|District 18]]: Incumbent [[John Rubin]] (R) will face [[Cindy Neighbor]] (D) in the general election. Rubin won by a margin of 7 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 21|District 21]]: Incumbent [[Barbara Bollier]] will face [[Neil Melton]] in the Republican primary.  The winner will face [[Amy Bell]] (D) in the general election. Bollier won by a margin of 6 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 29|District 29]]: Incumbent [[James Todd]] (R) will face [[Heather Meyer]] (D) in the general election. Todd won by a margin of 8 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 30|District 30]]: [[Liz Dickinson]] (D) will face the winner of the Republican primary between [[Randy Powell]] and [[Ron Worley]] in the general election. Outgoing incumbent [[Lance Kinzer]] (R) won by a margin of 10 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 41|District 41]]: [[Nancy Bauder]] (D) will face [[Tony Barton]] (R) in the general election.  Outgoing incumbent [[Melanie Meier]] (D) won by a margin of 10 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 50|District 50]]: Incumbent [[Joshua Powell]] will face [[Fred Patton]] in the Republican primary.  The winner will face [[Chris Huntsman]] (D) in the general election. Powell won by a margin of 10 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 52|District 52]]: [[Ty Dragoo]] (D) will face [[Dick Jones]] (R) in the general election. Outgoing incumbent [[Shanti Gandhi]] (R) won by a margin of 9 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 53|District 53]]: Incumbent [[Annie Tietze]] (D) will face [[T.J. Foy]] (R) in the general election. Tietze won by a margin of 7 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 69|District 69]]: Incumbent [[J.R. Claeys]] (R) will face [[Gary Swartzendruber]] (D) in the general election. Claeys won by a margin of 8 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 88|District 88]]: Incumbent [[Patricia Sloop]] (D) will face the winner of the Republican primary between [[Jim Price]] and [[Joseph Scapa]] in the general election. Sloop won by a margin of 6 percent in 2012.
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 111|District 111]]: Incumbent [[Sue Boldra]] (R) will face [[James Leiker]] (D) in the general election. Boldra won by a margin of 10 percent in 2012.
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'''''Mildly competitive, now unopposed'''''
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*[[Kansas House of Representatives District 2|District 2]]: Incumbent [[Adam Lusker]] (D) is unopposed in the primary and general elections.  Lusker was appointed in January 2014; his predecessor, [[Robert Grant]] (D), won by a margin of 10 percent in 2012.
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===Primary challenges===
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A total of 21 incumbents (16.8%), all Republicans, will face primary competition on August 5.  Thirteen incumbents (10.4%) are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 91 (72.8%) incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition.  The primary challenges include:
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*District 8: Incumbent [[Craig McPherson]] will face [[Stacey Schlimmer]] in the Republican primary.  The winner will face [[Jodie Dietz]] (D) in the general election.
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*District 9: Incumbent [[Kent Thompson]] will face [[Chad VanHouden]] in the Republican primary.  The winner will be unopposed in the general election.
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*District 16: Incumbent [[Amanda Grosserode]] will face [[Jameia Haines]] and [[Ray Marshall]] in the Republican primary.  The winner will face the winner of the Democratic primary between [[Arthena Easterwood]] and [[Don McGuire]] in the general election.
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*District 19: Incumbent [[Stephanie Clayton]] will face [[Jennifer Flood]] in the Republican primary.  The winner will face [[Patricia Stratton]] (D) in the general election.
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*District 45: Incumbent [[Tom Sloan]] will face [[Jeremy Ryan Pierce]] in the Republican primary.  The winner will be unopposed in the general election.
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*District 49: Incumbent [[Scott Schwab]] will face [[John Wilson]] in the Republican primary.  The winner will face [[Darnell Hunt]] (D) in the general election.
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*District 72: Incumbent [[Marc Rhoades]] will face [[Barbara Bunting]] in the Republican primary.  The winner will be unopposed in the general election.
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*District 122: Incumbent [[Russ Jennings]] will face [[Stan Rice]] in the Republican primary.  The winner will be unopposed in the general election.
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===Retiring incumbents===
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Thirteen incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 112 (89.6%) are running for re-election.  A list of those incumbents, three Democrats and 10 Republicans, can be found [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014#Incumbents retiring|above]].
  
 
==Qualifications==
 
==Qualifications==
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[[Article 2, Kansas Constitution|Section 4 of Article 2]] of the [[Kansas Constitution]] states, "During the time that any person is a candidate for nomination or election to the legislature and during the term of each legislator, such candidate or legislator shall be and remain a qualified elector who resides in his or her district."
 
[[Article 2, Kansas Constitution|Section 4 of Article 2]] of the [[Kansas Constitution]] states, "During the time that any person is a candidate for nomination or election to the legislature and during the term of each legislator, such candidate or legislator shall be and remain a qualified elector who resides in his or her district."
  
 
==List of candidates==
 
==List of candidates==
''Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.''
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{{Candidate list note|Checked=Yes|Date=June 19, 2014}}
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===District 1===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Brian Caswell]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Michael Houser]] - Incumbent Houser first assumed office in 2013.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 2===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Adam Lusker]] - Incumbent Lusker first assumed office in 2014.
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* No candidates filed.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 3===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Julie Menghini]] - Incumbent Menghini first assumed office in 2013.
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Chuck Smith (Kansas)|Chuck Smith]]
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 4===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Lucas Cosens]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Marty Read]] - Incumbent Read first assumed office in 2013.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 5===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Miranda Rickel]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Kevin Jones]] - Incumbent Jones first assumed office in 2013.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 6===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Christy Levings]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Jene Vickrey]] - Incumbent Vickrey first assumed office in 1993.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 7===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* No candidates filed.
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Richard Proehl]] - Incumbent Proehl first assumed office in 2005.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 8===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Jodie Dietz]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Craig McPherson]] - Incumbent McPherson first assumed office in 2013.
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:* [[Stacey Schlimmer]]
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 9===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* No candidates filed.
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Kent Thompson]] - Incumbent Thompson first assumed office in 2013.
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:* [[Chad VanHouden]]
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 10===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[John Wilson]] - Incumbent Wilson first assumed office in 2013.
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Nicolas VanWyhe]]
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 11===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* No candidates filed.
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Jim Kelly]] - Incumbent Kelly first assumed office in 2011.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 12===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Eden Fuson]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Virgil Peck]] - Incumbent Peck first assumed office in 2005.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 13===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* No candidates filed.
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Larry Hibbard]] - Incumbent Hibbard first assumed office in 2013.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 14===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Merlin Ring]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Keith Esau]] - Incumbent Esau first assumed office in 2013.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 15===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Steve Wright]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Erin Davis]] - Incumbent Davis first assumed office in 2014.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 16===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Arthena Easterwood]]
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:* [[Don McGuire]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Amanda Grosserode]] - Incumbent Grosserode first assumed office in 2011.
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:* [[Jameia Haines]]
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:* [[Ray Marshall]]
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 17===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Larry Meeker]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Brett Hildabrand]] - Incumbent Hildabrand first assumed office in 2013.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 18===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Cindy Neighbor]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[John Rubin]] - Incumbent Rubin first assumed office in 2011.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 19===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Patricia Stratton]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Stephanie Clayton]] - Incumbent Clayton first assumed office in 2013.
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:* [[Jennifer Flood]]
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 20===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Elizabeth Arnold]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Rob Bruchman]] - Incumbent Bruchman first assumed office in 2011.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 21===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Amy Bell]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Barbara Bollier]] - Incumbent Bollier first assumed office in 2010.
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:* [[Neil Melton]]
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 22===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Nancy Lusk]] - Incumbent Lusk first assumed office in 2013.
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Mike Jones (Kansas)|Mike Jones]]
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 23===
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'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Kelly Meigs]] (R) is not seeking re-election.
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Amber Versola]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Linda Gallagher]]
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 24===
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'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Emily Perry]] (D) is not running for re-election.
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Jarrod Ousley]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Brandon Hermreck]]
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 25===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Jennifer Robinson]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Melissa Rooker]] - Incumbent Rooker first assumed office in 2013.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 26===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Cheron Tiffany]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Larry Campbell]] - Incumbent Campbell first assumed office in 2012.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 27===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Theresa Hohl]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Ray Merrick]] - Incumbent Merrick first assumed office in 2011.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 28===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* No candidates filed.
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Jerry Lunn]] - Incumbent Lunn first assumed office in 2013.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 29===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Heather Meyer]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[James Todd]] - Incumbent Todd first assumed office in 2013.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 30===
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'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Lance Kinzer]] (R) is not running for re-election.
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Liz Dickinson]]
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Randy Powell]]
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:* [[Ron Worley]]
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 31===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Louis Ruiz]] - Incumbent Ruiz first assumed office in 2005.
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* No candidates filed.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 32===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Pam Curtis]] - Incumbent Curtis first assumed office in 2014.
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* No candidates filed.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 33===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Tom Burroughs]] - Incumbent Burroughs first assumed office in 1997.
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Sue Adams]]
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 34===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Valdenia Winn]] - Incumbent Winn first assumed office in 2001.
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* No candidates filed.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 35===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Broderick Henderson]] - Incumbent Henderson first assumed office in 1995.
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* No candidates filed.
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 36===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
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:* [[Kathy Wolfe Moore]] - Incumbent Wolfe Moore first assumed office in 2011.
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
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:* [[Earl Freeman]]
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<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 37===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Stan Frownfelter]] - Incumbent Frownfelter first assumed office in 2007.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 38===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Jan Pringle]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Willie Dove]] - Incumbent Dove first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 39===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Vicki Hiatt]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Charles Macheers]] - Incumbent Macheers first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 40===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Linda Johnson (Kansas)|Linda Johnson]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[John Bradford]] - Incumbent Bradford first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 41===
 +
'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Melanie Meier]] (D) is not running for re-election.
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Nancy Bauder]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Tony Barton]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 42===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Harold Fevurly]]
 +
:* [[Austin Lee Harris]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Connie O'Brien]] - Incumbent O'Brien first assumed office in 2009.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 43===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Caitlin Trujillo]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Bill Sutton]] - Incumbent Sutton first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 44===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Barbara Ballard]] - Incumbent Ballard first assumed office in 1993.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 45===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Jeremy Ryan Pierce]]
 +
:* [[Tom Sloan]] - Incumbent Sloan first assumed office in 1995.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 46===
 +
'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Paul Davis, Kansas Representative|Paul Davis]] (D) is not running for re-election.
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Dennis "Boog" Highberger]]
 +
:* [[Abbie Hodgson]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[J. Douglas Robinson]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 47===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Bob Sirridge]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Ramon Gonzalez]] - Incumbent Gonzalez first assumed office in 2011.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 48===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Sandy Ackerson]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Marvin Kleeb]] - Incumbent Kleeb first assumed office in 2009.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 49===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Darnell Hunt]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Scott Schwab]] - Incumbent Schwab first assumed office in 2009.
 +
:* [[John Wilson (Kansas)|John Wilson]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 50===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Chris Huntsman]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Fred Patton]]
 +
:* [[Joshua Powell]] - Incumbent Powell first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 51===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Ron Highland]] - Incumbent Highland first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 52===
 +
'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Shanti Gandhi]] (R) is not seeking re-election.
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Ty Dragoo]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Dick Jones]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 53===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Annie Tietze]] - Incumbent Tietze first assumed office in 2007.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[T.J. Foy]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 54===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Ann Mah]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Ken Corbet]] - Incumbent Corbet first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 55===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Annie Kuether]] - Incumbent Kuether first assumed office in 1997.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[James Lord]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 56===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Virgil Weigel]] - Incumbent Weigel first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Lane Hemsley]]
 +
:* [[Evan Lancaster]]
 +
:* [[Shawn Powell]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 57===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[John Alcala]] - Incumbent Alcala first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 58===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Harold Lane]] - Incumbent Lane first assumed office in 2003.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Cordell Fischer]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 59===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Scott James Barnhart]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Blaine Finch]] - Incumbent Finch first assumed office in 2013.
 +
:* [[Bob Fluke]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 60===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Don Hill (Kansas)|Don Hill]] - Incumbent Hill first assumed office in 2003.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 61===
 +
'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Richard Carlson]] (R) is not running for re-election.
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Vivien Olsen]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Becky Hutchins]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 62===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Steve Lukert]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Randy Garber]] - Incumbent Garber first assumed office in 2011.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 63===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Jerry Henry]] - Incumbent Henry first assumed office in 2003.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 64===
 +
'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Vern Swanson]] (R) is not running for re-election.
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Glen Hawkins]]
 +
:* [[Kathy Martin (Kansas)|Kathy Martin]]
 +
:* [[Susie Swanson]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 65===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Tom Brungardt]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Lonnie Clark]]
 +
:* [[Allan Rothlisberg]] - Incumbent Rothlisberg first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 66===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Sydney Carlin]] - Incumbent Carlin first assumed office in 2003.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 67===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Tom Phillips]] - Incumbent Phillips first assumed office in 2012.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 68===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Tom Moxley]] - Incumbent Moxley first assumed office in 2007.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 69===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Gary Swartzendruber]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[J.R. Claeys]] - Incumbent Claeys first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 70===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[John E. Barker]] - Incumbent Barker first assumed office in 2013.
 +
:* [[Brian Huwiler]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 71===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Tom Bell (Kansas)|Tom Bell]]
 +
:* [[Diana Dierks]] - Incumbent Dierks first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 72===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Barbara Bunting]]
 +
:* [[Marc Rhoades]] - Incumbent Rhoades first assumed office in 2007.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 73===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Von Peterson]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Les Mason]] - Incumbent Mason first assumed office in 2014.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 74===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Don Schroeder]] - Incumbent Schroeder first assumed office in 2007.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 75===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Kari Ratliff]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Will Carpenter]] - Incumbent Carpenter first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 76===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Teresa Briggs]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Jeffrey Freeman]]
 +
:* [[Peggy Mast]] - Incumbent Mast first assumed office in 1997.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 77===
 +
'''Note:''' Incumbent [[J. David Crum]] (R) is not running for re-election.
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Kenneth Bratton]]
 +
:* [[Kristey Williams]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 78===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Jim Poe]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Ron Ryckman]] - Incumbent Ryckman first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 79===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Ed Trimmer]] - Incumbent Trimmer first assumed office in 2005.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Larry Alley]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 80===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Kasha Kelley]] - Incumbent Kelley first assumed office in 2005.
 +
:* [[Andrew Lawson]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 81===
 +
'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Jim Howell]] (R) is not running for re-election.
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Lynn Wells]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Blake Carpenter]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 82===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Danette Harris]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Pete DeGraaf]] - Incumbent DeGraaf first assumed office in 2008.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 83===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Carolyn Bridges]] - Incumbent Bridges first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[James Thomas]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 84===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Gail Finney]] - Incumbent Finney first assumed office in 2009.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Ray Racobs]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 85===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Patrick Thorpe]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Steven Brunk]] - Incumbent Brunk first assumed office in 2003.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 86===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Jim Ward (Kansas)|Jim Ward]] - Incumbent Ward first assumed office in 2003.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 87===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Charles Jenney]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Mark Kahrs]] - Incumbent Kahrs first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 88===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Patricia Sloop]] - Incumbent Sloop first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Jim Price]]
 +
:* [[Joseph Scapa]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 89===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Roderick Houston]] - Incumbent Houston first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Frank Chappell]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 90===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Steve Huebert]] - Incumbent Huebert first assumed office in 2001.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 91===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Eric Henderson]]
 +
:* [[Gene Suellentrop]] - Incumbent Suellentrop first assumed office in 2009.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 92===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[John Carmichael]] - Incumbent Carmichael first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Jeremy Alessi]]
 +
:* [[Jason Paul Dean]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 93===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Sammy Flaharty]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Joe Edwards]] - Incumbent  first assumed office in 2013.
 +
:* [[John Whitmer]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 94===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Mario Goico]] - Incumbent Goico first assumed office in 2003.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 95===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Tom Sawyer]] - Incumbent Sawyer first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Benny Boman]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 96===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Brandon Whipple]] - Incumbent Whipple first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Christopher K. Brown]]
 +
:* [[Rick Lindsey]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 97===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Leslie Osterman]] - Incumbent Osterman first assumed office in 2011.
 +
:* [[Michael Walker]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 98===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Eric Bell]]
 +
:* [[Steven Crum]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Steven Anthimides]] - Incumbent Anthimedes first assumed office in 2014.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 99===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Randy Banwart]]
 +
:* [[Dennis Hedke]] - Incumbent Hedke first assumed office in 2011.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 100===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[John Wallace Willoughby]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Daniel Hawkins]]
 +
 
 +
===District 101===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Joe Seiwert]] - Incumbent Seiwert first assumed office in 2009.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 102===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Brian Davis]]
 +
:* [[Chris Givan]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Jan Pauls]] - Incumbent Pauls first assumed office in 1991.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 103===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Ponka-We Victors]] - Incumbent Victors first assumed office in 2011.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 104===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Steven R. Becker]] - Incumbent Becker first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 105===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Sherry Livingston]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Mark E. Hutton]] - Incumbent Hutton first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 106===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Sharon Schwartz]] - Incumbent Schwartz first assumed office in 1997.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 107===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Susan Concannon]] - Incumbent Concannon first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 108===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Steven C. Johnson]] - Incumbent Johnson first assumed office in 2011.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 109===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Troy Waymaster]] - Incumbent Waymaster first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 110===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Travis Couture-Lovelady]] - Incumbent Couture-Lovelady first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 111===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[James Leiker]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Sue Boldra]] - Incumbent Boldra first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 112===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Steve Muehleisen]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[John Edmonds]] - Incumbent Edmonds first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 113===
 +
'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Marshall Christmann]] (R) is not running for re-election.
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[J. Basil Dannebohm]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 114===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Mark Schnittker]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Jack Thimesch]] - Incumbent Thimesch first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 115===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Mark Low]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Ronald Ryckman]] - Incumbent Ryckman first assumed office in 2011.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 116===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Kyle Hoffman]] - Incumbent Hoffman first assumed office in 2011.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 117===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[John Ewy]] - Incumbent Ewy first assumed office in 2013.
 +
:* [[M.T. Liggett]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 118===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Don Hineman]] - Incumbent Hineman first assumed office in 2009.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 119===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[John E. Thomas]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Bud Estes]] - Incumbent Estes first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 120===
 +
'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Ward Cassidy]] (R) is not running for re-election.
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Rick Billinger]]
 +
:* [[Adam Smith (Kansas)|Adam Smith]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 121===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Gary Smith (Kansas)|Gary Smith]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Mike Kiegerl]] - Incumbent Kiegerl first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 122===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Russ Jennings]] - Incumbent Jennings first assumed office in 2013.
 +
:* [[Stan Rice]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 123===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[John Doll (Kansas)|John Doll]] - Incumbent Doll first assumed office in 2013.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 124===
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* No candidates filed.
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[J. Stephen Alford]] - Incumbent Alford first assumed office in 2011.
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
===District 125===
 +
'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Reid Petty]] (R) is not running for re-election.
 +
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 5 Democratic primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Shannon Francis]]
 +
 
 +
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 5 Republican primary:</u>
 +
:* [[Jim Rice (Kansas)|Jim Rice]]
 +
 
 +
<u>'''''November 4 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 +
 
 +
==History==
 +
The 2012 elections saw a stark shift from a moderate Republican-controlled chamber to a more conservative one. Although National Public Radio referred to the state as "not just red, it's a stoplight. It's molten lava. Republicans hold every congressional seat, all the big statewide offices and both chambers of the legislature," it also went on to note how greatly divided the party within the state was. The Wall Street Journal traced Kansas' shift further right to the 2010 election of Gov. [[Sam Brownback]] and many Tea Party-backed Republicans to the state legislature. More moderate Republicans sided with the legislature's Democrats in opposing a package of legislation including a tax cut for individuals and on nonwage income for businesses. "[B]ecause of the alliance in the state senate between Democrats and some Republicans that join together to promote a Democrat agenda, the primary election has effectively become the general," Brownback said, adding a partisan hue to the Republican primaries. In the end, nineteen incumbent Republicans were defeated in both chambers of the legislature.<ref>[http://www.npr.org/2012/08/05/158156523/kansas-republicans-at-war-with-each-other ''npr.org'', "Kansas GOP Campaigns To Exile Moderates," August 5, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303612804577533283367792256 ''Wall Street Journal'', "Centrist Republicans Feel the Heat in Kansas Primaries," July 19, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 15:21, 9 July 2014


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Kansas House of Representatives
Elections for the office of Kansas House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 5, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014.

Incumbents retiring

A total of 13 incumbents are not running for re-election in 2014. Those incumbents are:

Name Party Current Office
Kelly Meigs Ends.png Republican House District 22
Emily Perry Electiondot.png Democratic House District 24
Lance Kinzer Ends.png Republican House District 30
Melanie Meier Electiondot.png Democratic House District 41
Paul Davis Electiondot.png Democratic House District 46
Shanti Gandhi Ends.png Republican House District 52
Richard Carlson Ends.png Republican House District 61
Vern Swanson Ends.png Republican House District 64
J. David Crum Ends.png Republican House District 77
Jim Howell Ends.png Republican House District 81
Marshall Christmann Ends.png Republican House District 113
Ward Cassidy Ends.png Republican House District 120
Reid Petty Ends.png Republican House District 125

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Kansas House of Representatives:

Kansas House of Representatives
Party As of July 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 32 Pending
     Republican Party 93 Pending
Total 125 125

Competitiveness

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 49 (39.2%) of the 125 districts up for election in 2014, one major party candidate will run unopposed in the general election. A total of 12 Democrats and 37 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 76 (60.8%) of the 125 districts up for election. Nine of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from 0 to 5 percent. Fourteen other elections were moderately competitive with a margin of victory between 5 and 10 percent. One seat that is uncontested in 2014 held a mildly competitive election in 2012. Those districts are:

Competitive

Mildly competitive

Mildly competitive, now unopposed

  • District 2: Incumbent Adam Lusker (D) is unopposed in the primary and general elections. Lusker was appointed in January 2014; his predecessor, Robert Grant (D), won by a margin of 10 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 21 incumbents (16.8%), all Republicans, will face primary competition on August 5. Thirteen incumbents (10.4%) are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 91 (72.8%) incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The primary challenges include:

Retiring incumbents

Thirteen incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 112 (89.6%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, three Democrats and 10 Republicans, can be found above.

Qualifications

Candidate Ballot Access
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Section 4 of Article 2 of the Kansas Constitution states, "During the time that any person is a candidate for nomination or election to the legislature and during the term of each legislator, such candidate or legislator shall be and remain a qualified elector who resides in his or her district."

List of candidates

Note: Candidate lists can change frequently throughout the election season. Ballotpedia staff will be re-examining the list on a monthly basis for any changes. This list was last examined on June 19, 2014. For more information about Ballotpedia's election coverage plan, click here. If you are aware of a candidate we've missed or one incorrectly listed, please send an email to: Tyler King.

District 1

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 2

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • Adam Lusker - Incumbent Lusker first assumed office in 2014.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 3

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 4

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Marty Read - Incumbent Read first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 5

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Kevin Jones - Incumbent Jones first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 6

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Jene Vickrey - Incumbent Vickrey first assumed office in 1993.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 7

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 8

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 9

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 10

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • John Wilson - Incumbent Wilson first assumed office in 2013.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 11

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Jim Kelly - Incumbent Kelly first assumed office in 2011.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 12

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Virgil Peck - Incumbent Peck first assumed office in 2005.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 13

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Larry Hibbard - Incumbent Hibbard first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 14

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Keith Esau - Incumbent Esau first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 15

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Erin Davis - Incumbent Davis first assumed office in 2014.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 16

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 17

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 18

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • John Rubin - Incumbent Rubin first assumed office in 2011.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 19

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 20

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Rob Bruchman - Incumbent Bruchman first assumed office in 2011.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 21

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 22

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • Nancy Lusk - Incumbent Lusk first assumed office in 2013.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 23

Note: Incumbent Kelly Meigs (R) is not seeking re-election.

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 24

Note: Incumbent Emily Perry (D) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 25

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 26

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 27

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Ray Merrick - Incumbent Merrick first assumed office in 2011.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 28

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Jerry Lunn - Incumbent Lunn first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 29

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • James Todd - Incumbent Todd first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 30

Note: Incumbent Lance Kinzer (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 31

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • Louis Ruiz - Incumbent Ruiz first assumed office in 2005.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 32

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • Pam Curtis - Incumbent Curtis first assumed office in 2014.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 33

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • Tom Burroughs - Incumbent Burroughs first assumed office in 1997.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 34

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 35

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 36

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 37

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 38

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Willie Dove - Incumbent Dove first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 39

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 40

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • John Bradford - Incumbent Bradford first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 41

Note: Incumbent Melanie Meier (D) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 42

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 43

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Bill Sutton - Incumbent Sutton first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 44

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 45

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 46

Note: Incumbent Paul Davis (D) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 47

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 48

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Marvin Kleeb - Incumbent Kleeb first assumed office in 2009.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 49

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 50

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 51

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Ron Highland - Incumbent Highland first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 52

Note: Incumbent Shanti Gandhi (R) is not seeking re-election.

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 53

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • Annie Tietze - Incumbent Tietze first assumed office in 2007.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 54

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Ken Corbet - Incumbent Corbet first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 55

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • Annie Kuether - Incumbent Kuether first assumed office in 1997.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 56

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 57

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • John Alcala - Incumbent Alcala first assumed office in 2013.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 58

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • Harold Lane - Incumbent Lane first assumed office in 2003.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 59

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 60

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Don Hill - Incumbent Hill first assumed office in 2003.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 61

Note: Incumbent Richard Carlson (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 62

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Randy Garber - Incumbent Garber first assumed office in 2011.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 63

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • Jerry Henry - Incumbent Henry first assumed office in 2003.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 64

Note: Incumbent Vern Swanson (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 65

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 66

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 67

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Tom Phillips - Incumbent Phillips first assumed office in 2012.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 68

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Tom Moxley - Incumbent Moxley first assumed office in 2007.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 69

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • J.R. Claeys - Incumbent Claeys first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 70

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 71

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 72

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 73

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Les Mason - Incumbent Mason first assumed office in 2014.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 74

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Don Schroeder - Incumbent Schroeder first assumed office in 2007.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 75

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 76

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 77

Note: Incumbent J. David Crum (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 78

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Ron Ryckman - Incumbent Ryckman first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 79

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • Ed Trimmer - Incumbent Trimmer first assumed office in 2005.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 80

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 81

Note: Incumbent Jim Howell (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 82

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Pete DeGraaf - Incumbent DeGraaf first assumed office in 2008.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 83

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 84

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • Gail Finney - Incumbent Finney first assumed office in 2009.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 85

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Steven Brunk - Incumbent Brunk first assumed office in 2003.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 86

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • Jim Ward - Incumbent Ward first assumed office in 2003.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 87

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Mark Kahrs - Incumbent Kahrs first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 88

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 89

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 90

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Steve Huebert - Incumbent Huebert first assumed office in 2001.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 91

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 92

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 93

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 94

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Mario Goico - Incumbent Goico first assumed office in 2003.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 95

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • Tom Sawyer - Incumbent Sawyer first assumed office in 2013.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 96

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 97

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 98

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 99

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 100

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

District 101

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Joe Seiwert - Incumbent Seiwert first assumed office in 2009.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 102

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Jan Pauls - Incumbent Pauls first assumed office in 1991.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 103

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 104

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 105

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 106

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 107

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 108

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 109

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 110

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 111

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Sue Boldra - Incumbent Boldra first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 112

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • John Edmonds - Incumbent Edmonds first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 113

Note: Incumbent Marshall Christmann (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 114

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Jack Thimesch - Incumbent Thimesch first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 115

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 116

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Kyle Hoffman - Incumbent Hoffman first assumed office in 2011.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 117

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 118

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Don Hineman - Incumbent Hineman first assumed office in 2009.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 119

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Bud Estes - Incumbent Estes first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 120

Note: Incumbent Ward Cassidy (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 121

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • Mike Kiegerl - Incumbent Kiegerl first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 122

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 123

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:
  • John Doll - Incumbent Doll first assumed office in 2013.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 124

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 5 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 125

Note: Incumbent Reid Petty (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary:
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History

The 2012 elections saw a stark shift from a moderate Republican-controlled chamber to a more conservative one. Although National Public Radio referred to the state as "not just red, it's a stoplight. It's molten lava. Republicans hold every congressional seat, all the big statewide offices and both chambers of the legislature," it also went on to note how greatly divided the party within the state was. The Wall Street Journal traced Kansas' shift further right to the 2010 election of Gov. Sam Brownback and many Tea Party-backed Republicans to the state legislature. More moderate Republicans sided with the legislature's Democrats in opposing a package of legislation including a tax cut for individuals and on nonwage income for businesses. "[B]ecause of the alliance in the state senate between Democrats and some Republicans that join together to promote a Democrat agenda, the primary election has effectively become the general," Brownback said, adding a partisan hue to the Republican primaries. In the end, nineteen incumbent Republicans were defeated in both chambers of the legislature.[1][2]

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