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?
Governor Sam Brownback
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2011 Yes
Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer
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2011 Yes
Secretary of State Kris Kobach
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2011 Yes[4]
Attorney General Derek Schmidt
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2011 Yes
Treasurer Ron Estes
Ron Estes.jpg
2011 Yes[5]
Commissioner of Insurance Sandy Praeger
Sandy Praeger.jpg
2003 No[6]

Governor

Republican primary candidates

Republican Party Jeff Colyer - Incumbent Lieutenant Governor of Kansas, former state Representative from 2007-2009 and state Senator from 2009-2011.[8]
Republican Party Robin Lais[10]

General election candidates

Democratic Party Jill Docking - Witchita investment adviser, former member of Kansas Board of Regents[13]
Libertarian Party Josh Umbehr - Physician, owner of Atlas MD[16]

Lost in Primary

Libertarian Party Grant Nelson[18]

Lieutenant Governor

Lost in the Primary

Attorney General

General election candidates

Secretary of State

Republican primary candidates

General election candidates


Down Ballot

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Treasurer Ron Estes
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2011 Yes[28]
Commissioner of Insurance Sandy Praeger
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2003 No[29]

Deadline Event
June 2 Filing Deadline (Party Candidates)
August 4 Filing Deadline (Independents)
August 5 Primary Election
November 4 General Election

See also

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. Kris Kobach for Secretary of State, "Homepage," accessed September 23, 2013
  5. Ron Estes for Treasurer 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed September 23, 2013
  6. The Topeka Capitol-Journal, "Robust GOP primary likely for insurance commissioner," April 12, 2013
  7. Lawrence Journal-World, "Brownback running for re-election," June 21, 2013
  8. Lawrence Journal-World, "Brownback running for re-election," June 21, 2013
  9. Jennifer Winn for Governor 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed February 18, 2014
  10. Kansas Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Candidates List," accessed June 18, 2014
  11. The Topeka Capital-Journal, "Davis launches Democratic campaign for Kansas governor," September 17, 2013
  12. Wichita Eagle, "Paul Davis forms committee for governor's race," August 8, 2013
  13. Kentucky.com, "Davis teams with Docking in Kansas governor's race," October 22, 2013
  14. Keen A. Umbehr for Governor 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed October 8, 2013
  15. Kansas First News, Alma lawyer seeks Libertarian nod for governor, August 29, 2013
  16. The Wichita Eagle, "Physician campaigning as Libertarian dad’s running mate in Kansas governor’s race," May 22, 2014
  17. Tresa McAlhane for Governor 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed September 23, 2013
  18. Grant Nelson for Lieutenant Governor 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed September 23, 2013
  19. Kentucky.com, "Davis teams with Docking in Kansas governor's race," October 22, 2013
  20. Kansas Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Candidates List," accessed June 18, 2014
  21. The Wichita Eagle, "Physician campaigning as Libertarian dad’s running mate in Kansas governor’s race," May 22, 2014
  22. Grant Nelson for Lieutenant Governor 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed September 23, 2013
  23. Kansas Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Candidates List," accessed June 18, 2014
  24. Kris Kobach for Secretary of State, "Homepage," accessed September 23, 2013
  25. Scott Morgan for Secretary of State 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed June 9, 2014
  26. The Wichita Eagle, "GOP’s Scott Morgan to take on Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach," May 22, 2014
  27. Saline Journal, "Schodorf to run for secretary of state," September 25, 2013
  28. Ron Estes for Treasurer 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed September 23, 2013
  29. The Topeka Capitol-Journal, "Robust GOP primary likely for insurance commissioner," April 12, 2013