Kansas down ballot state executive elections, 2014

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Kansas Down Ballot State Executive Elections

Primary Date:
August 15, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Kansas State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
Governor Lieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney General
Down Ballot
Treasurer, Insurance Commissioner

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Two down ballot state executive positions are up for election in the state of Kansas in 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014.

Kansas is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[1][2][3]

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2014 Winner Partisan Switch?
Treasurer Ron Estes
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2011 Yes[4] Republican Party Ron Estes
Democratic Party Carmen Alldritt
Republican Party Ron Estes No
Commissioner of Insurance Sandy Praeger
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2003 No[5] Republican Party Ken Selzer
Democratic Party Dennis Anderson
Republican Party Ken Selzer No


Current incumbent

Republican Party Ron Estes


The office is separated into five areas, administration, bond services, cash management, Kansas learning quest and unclaimed property. The administration department cover the overall working of the office, the bond department issues money to schools or cities that have bonds, the cash department keeps track of allocated money and invests it as needed. Unclaimed property tracks down owners or heirs and the learning quest department provides funds for higher education to students in need.[6]

Insurance Commissioner

Current incumbent

Republican Party Sandy Praeger (retiring in 2014)[7]



The commissioner serves as the head of the Kansas Department of Insurance, which regulates and reviews companies for financial solvency and regulatory compliance, educates consumers, and helps license agents selling insurance products in the state.[11]

See also