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Kansas: 2006 Elections
Edited on Wed Aug-16-06 06:08 AM by Eugene


2006 Elections: Governor, US Senator, Other Statewide Offices, US House, State Senate, State House, Ballot initiatives/Referendums

This page was edited by: proud2blib, Mabus, Daylin Byak, Eugene

State Politics At-A-Glance

Population (2000 Census): 2,688,418 (49.4% men - 1,328,474; 50.6% women - 1,359,944)
Electoral Votes: 6

:redbox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 37%, Bush (R) 62%, Nader (I) 1%
:redbox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 37%, Bush (R) 58%, Nader (I) 3%
:redbox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 36%, Dole (R) 54%, Perot (I) 9%

:bluebox: Governor: Kathleen Sebelius (D) Elected: 2002 (Next Election: 2006)
:redbox: Senior US Senator: Pat Roberts (R) Elected: 1996, 2002 (Next Election: 2008)
:redbox: Junior US Senator: Sam Brownback (R) Elected: 1996 -special election to fill Dole's seat (vacated by Dole for 1996 Presidential run), 1998, 2004 (Next Election: 2010)
:redbox: US House (4 seats): D-1, R-3 (for list of current members: US House)
:redbox: State Senate (40 seats): D-10, R-30 (for list of current members: Kansas State Legislature - Senate)
:redbox: State House (125 seats): D-42, R-83 (for current listing: Kansas State Legislature - House)

Election Information

Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: July 17, 2006
State/Local Primary Date: Tuesday, August 01, 2006

General Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election: October 23, 2006
General Election Date (all states): November 07, 2006

State Office in charge of Elections
Kansas Secretary of State
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1594
Contact: Elections and Legislative Matters Brad Bryant
Phone: (785) 296-4561

State Democratic Party
Kansas Democratic Party
PO Box 1914
Topeka, KS 66601
Phone: (785) 234-0425
Fax: (785) 234-8420

Mike Gaughan
Executive Director

Frances Gorman
Communications Director

Jenny Davidson
Director of Operations

Lalo Muņoz
Finance Director

Frederick Lopez
Field Director

Lindsay Gentry
Regional Field Director

Tyler Longpine
Regional Field Director

Robin O'Roark
Regional Field Director

State Republican Party
Kansas Republican Party
2025 SW Gage Blvd.
Topeka, KS 66604
Phone: (785) 234-3456
Fax: (785) 228-0353

Tim Shallenburger, Chairman

Susan Estes, Vice-Chairman
Beverly Caley, Secretary
Emmitt Mitchell, Treasurer

Derrick Sontag, Executive Director

Margie Canfield, Office Manager

Chad G. Lawton, Field Director / Events Coordinator

Kelly Arnold, Finance Director

Governor's Race 2006


Kathleen Sebelius (D) Incumbent
Running Mate: Mark Parkinson (D)
Campaign Website:

Jim Barnett (R)
Running Mate: Susan Wagle (R)
State Senator and Physician
Campaign Website:

Carl Kramer (L)
Running Mate: Kalor Hebron (L)
Campaign Website:

Richard Ranzau (Reform)
Running Mate: Ellen Verrell (Reform)
Physician Assistant and Former Computer Analyst
Campaign Website:

Bob Knight (I)
Former Wichita Mayor
Campaign Website: ?

US Senate Race 2006

No US Senate Race in 2006

Other Statewide Races 2006

Secretary of State

David Haley (D)
State Senator
Campaign Website:

Ron Thornburgh (R) Incumbent
Secretary of State
Campaign Website:

Rob Hodgkinson (L)
State Party Chairman & Businessman
Campaign Website:

Joseph Martin (Reform)
Former State Party Chair
Campaign Website: ?

Attorney General

Paul Morrison (D)
Johnson County District Attorney
Campaign Website:

Phill Kline (R) Incumbent
Attorney General
Campaign Website:

State Treasurer

Larry Wilson (D)
Shawnee County Treasurer
Campaign Website: ?

Lynn Jenkins (R) Incumbent
State Treasurer
Campaign Website:

Commissioner of Insurance

Bonnie Sharp (D)
State Representative
Campaign Website:

Sandy Praeger (R) Incumbent
Commissioner of Insurance
Campaign Website:

Patrick Wilbur (L)
State Party Vice Chair and Project Director
Campaign Website: ?

US House of Representatives Races 2006

US House Districts: 4

Key Races: 03 This seat is currently held by Rep. Dennis Moore (D).

Candidates, by Congressional District

John Doll (D), Campaign Website:
Jerry Moran (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Sylvester Cain (Reform), Campaign Website: ?

Nancy Boyda (D), Campaign Website:
Jim Ryun (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Roger Tucker (Reform), Campaign Website: ?

Dennis Moore (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Chuck Ahner (R), Campaign Website:
Robert Conroy (Reform), Campaign Website: ?

Garth McGinn (D), Campaign Website:
Todd Tiahrt (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Joy Holt (Reform), Campaign Website: ?

State Senate Races 2006

State Senate Districts: 40

Seats at stake in 2006: 0

Key Races: No State Senate Races in 2006

State House Races 2006

State House Districts: 125

Seats at stake in 2006: 125

Key Races: ?

Kansas State Board of Education Races

link to map of state districts:

Don Weiss
State Board of Education District 3
12100 Cherry Lane
Olathe, KS 66061
Phone: (913) 634-0135
Web site:

Tim Cruz
State Board of Education District 5
704 E. Edwards
Garden City , KS 67846
Phone: (620) 276-2243

Dr. Kent Runyan
State Board of Education District 9
2203 S Homer St
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Phone: (620) 232-8044

Ballot initiatives/Referendums

No Referendum Questions on Ballot


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