The Green Papers: Kansas 2023 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 2 and 3)
Governor:1 
2020 Census:2,940,865 (0.95% of 309,785,186)
2024, 2028 Electoral Votes:6(0.00% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:4(0.92% of 435)
Capital:Topeka
 

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Kansas State and Local Government


The Libertarian Party nominates by convention rather than by primary.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 118th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 2 Republican Senator  Roger W. "Doc" Marshall
Previously served in the U.S. House elected: 2016, 2018; first elected to the U.S. Senate: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Roger W. "Doc" Marshall
FEC S0KS00315

Class 3 Republican Senator  Jerry Moran
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2016, 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 7 November 2028

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

  Democratic Governor  Laura Kelly
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit.

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Elected on a ticket with Governor

  Democratic Lieutenant Governor David Toland
Appointed 10 December 2020 [re: appointment of Lieutenant Governor Lynn Rogers (Democratic) to the State Treasurer's seat]; first elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

118th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2024, 2026. No Term Limit. 118th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
3 Republican (3 Undetermined);
1 Democratic (1 Undetermined)

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 1 Republican Member of Congress  Tracey Robert Mann
Previously served as an appointed Lieutenant Governor; first elected to the U.S. House: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 2 Republican Member of Congress  Jacob "Jake" LaTurner
Previously served as state Treasurer, appointed 18 April 2017 [re: Treasurer Ron Este's Special Election to the U.S. House of Representatives]; first elected as Treasurer: 2018. First elected to the U.S. House: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (1) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Elgin "Eli" Woody, IV
FEC H4KS02149

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 3 Democratic Member of Congress  Sharice L. Davids
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 4 Republican Member of Congress  Ron Estes
First elected: 11 April 2017 in a Special Election [re: resignation of Member of Congress Michael Richard "Mike" Pompeo (Republican)]; first elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026

  Republican Secretary of State  Scott J. Schwab
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026

  Republican Attorney General  Kris W. Kobach
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
 Article 1, Section 11 of the Kansas Constitution provides that where there is a vacancy in the office of the Attorney General, the Governor fills the vacancy by appointment for the duration of the term.

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026

  Republican Treasurer  Steven "Steve" Johnson
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Commissioner of Insurance  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026

  Republican Insurance Commissioner  Vicki Schmidt
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 3 incumbents, 1 candidate
  Republican: 9 incumbents, 1 candidate
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Green (affiliates)
  Libertarian
  Reform (affiliates)
Other Third Parties
  Justice Party
  Right to Life
  Unity
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  Kansas Constitution
Election Authority
  Kansas Secretary of State
  Vote! Kansas
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Kansas Legislature
Democratic
  Kansas Democratic Party
Republican
  Kansas Republican Party
Third Party
  Green Party of Kansas
  Justice Party of Kansas
  Kansans For Life
  Kansas Green Party
  Libertarian Party of Kansas
  Reform Party of Kansas
  The Unity Party of Kansas
Media & others
  Atchison Globe Now
  Baldwin City Signal
  Courier Tribune - Liberty and Kearney
  Dodge City Daily Globe
  Great Bend Tribune
  High Plains Journal - Dodge City
  Hillsboro Free Press
  Hillsboro Star-Journal
  Kansas City Jewish Chronicle
  Kansas Press Association
  KCTV - Kansas City
  Lawrence Journal-World
  Louisburg Herald
  Marion County Record
  Miami County Republic
  NewsLink.org - Kansas
  nwkansas.com - Nor'West Newspapers
  Osawatomie Graphic
  Ottawa Herald - Franklin County
  Politics1.com - Kansas
  The Abilene Reflector-Chronicle
  The Ark Valley News - Valley Center
  The Butler County Times Gazette
  The Chanute Tribune
  The Coffey County Republican - Burlington
  The Daily Union - Junction City
  The Emporia Gazette
  The Garden City Telegram
  The Gyp Hill Premiere - Medicine Lodge
  The Hays Daily News
  The Hutchinson News
  The Iola Register
  The Leavenworth Times
  The Manhattan Mercury
  The McPherson Sentinel
  The Miami County Republic - Paola
  The Mirror - Tonganoxie
  The Morning Sun - Pittsburg
  The Newton Kansan
  The Parsons Sun
  The Pratt Tribune - Pratt County
  The Topeka Capital-Journal
  Winfield Courier

 


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