Kansas state executive official elections, 2014

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Six state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Kansas.

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]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Kansas:

Note: The following list of candidates is not official and will continue to be updated until the 2014 candidate filing deadline. Candidates will be added as we come across them prior to the deadline. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.









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Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2014 Winner Partisan Switch?
Governor Sam Brownback
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2011 Yes[4] Republican Party Sam Brownback
Democratic Party Paul Davis
Libertarian Party Keen Umbehr
Pending
Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer
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2011 Yes[5][6] Republican Party Jeff Colyer
Democratic Party Jill Docking
Libertarian Party Josh Umbehr
Pending
Secretary of State Kris Kobach
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2011 Yes[7] Republican Party Kris Kobach
Democratic Party Jean Schodorf
Pending
Attorney General Derek Schmidt
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2011 Yes[8] Republican Party Derek Schmidt
Democratic Party A.J. Kotich
Pending
Treasurer Ron Estes
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2011 Yes[9] Republican Party Ron Estes
Democratic Party Carmen Alldritt
Pending
Commissioner of Insurance Sandy Praeger
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2003 No[10] Republican Party Ken Selzer
Democratic Party Dennis Anderson
Pending

Governor

Running mates listed together in order of "Governor/Lieutenant Governor"

General election

Republican Party Sam Brownback/Jeff Colyer- Incumbents[11][12]
Democratic Party Paul Davis/Jill Docking[13][14][15]
Libertarian Party Keen A. Umbehr/Josh Umbehr[16][17][18]

Lost in primary

Republican Party Jennifer Winn/Robin Lais[19][20]
Libertarian Party Tresa McAlhaney/Grant Nelson[21][22]

Lieutenant Governor

Lost in the Primary

Attorney General

General election

Secretary of State

General election

Republican Party Kris Kobach - Incumbent[28]
Democratic Party Jean Schodorf - Former Republican state Sen. representing District 25[29]

Lost in the primary

Republican Party Scott Morgan - Former Lawrence School Board President, businessman, attorney[30][31]

Down Ballot

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2014 Winner Partisan Switch?
Treasurer Ron Estes
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2011 Yes[32] Republican Party Ron Estes
Democratic Party Carmen Alldritt
Pending
Commissioner of Insurance Sandy Praeger
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2003 No[33] Republican Party Ken Selzer
Democratic Party Dennis Anderson
Pending

Deadline Event
June 2, 2014 Filing deadline (Party Candidates)
August 4, 2014 Filing deadline (Independents)
August 5, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
December 1, 2014 Deadline for State Board of Canvassers to meet
January 12, 2015 Inauguration day for state executive officials in general election

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Kansas

References

  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. Lawrence Journal-World, "Brownback running for re-election," June 21, 2013
  5. Lawrence Journal-World, "Brownback running for re-election," June 21, 2013
  6. Lawrence Journal-World, "Brownback running for re-election," June 21, 2013
  7. Kris Kobach for Secretary of State, "Homepage," accessed September 23, 2013
  8. Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2014 Primary (official)," accessed August 4, 2014
  9. Ron Estes for Treasurer 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed September 23, 2013
  10. The Topeka Capitol-Journal, "Robust GOP primary likely for insurance commissioner," April 12, 2013
  11. Lawrence Journal-World, "Brownback running for re-election," June 21, 2013
  12. Lawrence Journal-World, "Brownback running for re-election," June 21, 2013
  13. The Topeka Capital-Journal, "Davis launches Democratic campaign for Kansas governor," September 17, 2013
  14. Wichita Eagle, "Paul Davis forms committee for governor's race," August 8, 2013 (dead link)
  15. Kentucky.com, "Davis teams with Docking in Kansas governor's race," October 22, 2013
  16. Keen A. Umbehr for Governor 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed October 8, 2013
  17. Kansas First News, Alma lawyer seeks Libertarian nod for governor, August 29, 2013
  18. The Wichita Eagle, "Physician campaigning as Libertarian dad’s running mate in Kansas governor’s race," May 22, 2014
  19. Jennifer Winn for Governor 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed February 18, 2014
  20. Kansas Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Candidates List," accessed June 18, 2014
  21. Tresa McAlhane for Governor 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed September 23, 2013
  22. Grant Nelson for Lieutenant Governor 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed September 23, 2013
  23. Kentucky.com, "Davis teams with Docking in Kansas governor's race," October 22, 2013
  24. Kansas Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Candidates List," accessed June 18, 2014
  25. The Wichita Eagle, "Physician campaigning as Libertarian dad’s running mate in Kansas governor’s race," May 22, 2014
  26. Grant Nelson for Lieutenant Governor 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed September 23, 2013
  27. Kansas Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Candidates List," accessed June 18, 2014
  28. Kris Kobach for Secretary of State, "Homepage," accessed September 23, 2013
  29. Saline Journal, "Schodorf to run for secretary of state," September 25, 2013
  30. Scott Morgan for Secretary of State 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed June 9, 2014
  31. The Wichita Eagle, "GOP’s Scott Morgan to take on Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach," May 22, 2014
  32. Ron Estes for Treasurer 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed September 23, 2013
  33. The Topeka Capitol-Journal, "Robust GOP primary likely for insurance commissioner," April 12, 2013