The Green Papers: Kansas 2022 General Election
 
This page is for offices up for election in 2022. Find 2023 elections here.

Flag images courtesy of The World Flag Database. Copyright http://www.flags.net/ Kansas
Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
✓ Primary: Tuesday 2 August 2022
✓ General Election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Wednesday 1 June 2022 - Filling Deadline - Primary .
Monday 1 August 2022 - Filing Deadline: Independent/Third/Minor .
Tuesday 2 August 2022 - Primary . Polling hours 7:00a-7:00p MDT (1300-0100 UTC) / 7:00a-7:00p CDT (1200-0000 UTC). For practical purposes, polling places open at 7 AM and close at 7 PM local time on Election Day. Technically, in the Central time zone, polling places open at 7 AM and close at 7 PM. However, a county may open the polls no earlier than 6 AM local time and close them no later than 8 PM. In the Mountain time zone, polling places open at 6 AM and close at 6 PM. However, a county may open the polls no earlier than 5 AM local time and close them no later than 7 PM.
Tuesday 8 November 2022 - General Election . Polling hours 7:00a-7:00p MST (1400-0200 UTC) / 7:00a-7:00p CST (1300-0100 UTC). For practical purposes, polling places open at 7 AM and close at 7 PM local time on Election Day. Technically, in the Central time zone, polling places open at 7 AM and close at 7 PM. However, a county may open the polls no earlier than 6 AM local time and close them no later than 8 PM. In the Mountain time zone, polling places open at 6 AM and close at 6 PM. However, a county may open the polls no earlier than 5 AM local time and close them no later than 7 PM.
 
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(1.12% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:4(0.92% of 435)
2010 Census:2,863,813 (0.92% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:6(1.12% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:4(0.92% of 435)
Capital:Topeka
 

  Alabama    Alaska    American Samoa    Arizona    Arkansas    California    Colorado    Connecticut    Delaware    District of Columbia    Florida    Georgia    Guam    Hawaii    Idaho    Illinois    Indiana    Iowa    Kansas    Kentucky    Louisiana    Maine    Maryland    Massachusetts    Michigan    Minnesota    Mississippi    Missouri    Montana    Nebraska    Nevada    New Hampshire    New Jersey    New Mexico    New York    North Carolina    North Dakota    Northern Marianas    Ohio    Oklahoma    Oregon    Pennsylvania    Puerto Rico    Rhode Island    South Carolina    South Dakota    Tennessee    Texas    Utah    Vermont    Virgin Islands    Virginia    Washington    West Virginia    Wisconsin    Wyoming 

Kansas State and Local Government


The Libertarian Party nominates by convention rather than by primary.


Candidate Lists from the Kansas Secretary of State.

2022 Election Information from the Kansas Secretary of State.

IF REDISTRICTING IS COMPLETED ON OR BEFORE 10 MAY 2022, the primary filing date is 1 June 2022, otherwise, the primary filing date is 10 June 2022.

25 April 2022: 29 Judicial District / Wyandotte County District Court issued an opinion Rivera v Schwab, 2022-cv-89 which found that the new U.S. House boundaries violate the Kansas Constitution as they were drawn for partisan advantage and dilutes the minority vote on the basis of race.


2 August 2022 primary returns from an official source. Results from a media source.


8 November 2022 returns from the Kansas Secretary of State. Vote totals last updated 1 December 2022 per the certified vote.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 117th 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

Class 3
Seat up for regular election
Republican Senator  Jerry Moran
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2016.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3)
  Elected Republican 602,976 60.00% Senator  Jerry Moran
FEC S0KS00091; 19 Oct 22; Tot $5,015,243; Dsb $2,542,303
  Candidate Democratic 372,214 37.04% former Kansas City Mayor Mark R. Holland
FEC S2KS00113; 19 Oct 22; Tot $844,380; Dsb $601,211
  Candidate Libertarian 29,766 2.96% David C. Graham
FEC S2KS00154
Total 1,004,956 100.00%  

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Laura Kelly
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
 Candidate list (4)
  Elected Democratic 499,849 49.54% Governor  Laura Kelly
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor David Toland
  Candidate Republican 477,591 47.33% Attorney General  Derek Schmidt
for Lieutenant Governor: Katie Sawyer
Derek Schmidt was first elected Attorney General: 2010; re-elected: 2014, 2018.
  Candidate Independent 20,452 2.03% state Senator  Dennis Pyle
for Lieutenant Governor: Kathleen E. Garrison
Dennis Pyle was formerly a Republican
  Candidate Libertarian 11,106 1.10% Seth Cordell
for Lieutenant Governor: Evan Laudick-Gains
Total 1,008,998 100.00%  

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Elected on a ticket with Governor

Seat up for regular election Democratic Lieutenant Governor David Toland
Appointed 10 December 2020 [re: appointment of Lieutenant Governor Lynn Rogers (Democratic) to the State Treasurer's seat]
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 

Lieutenant Governor Lynn Rogers (Democratic), who was first elected in 2018, was appointed on 10 December 2020 by Governor Laura Kelly (Democratic) to the State Treasurer's seat on 2 January 2021. The appointment is effective when Congressman-elect Jake LaTurner vacates the office in January. The Treasurer's vacancy is the result of state Treasurer Jacob "Jake" LaTurner (Republican) election to U.S. House CD 2 seat on 3 November 2020. Governor Laura Kelly (Democratic) will subsequently name a new Lieutenant Governor.

On 14 December 2020, Governor Laura Kelly (Democratic) announced that Commerce Secretary David Toland would be the new Lieutenant Governor.


117th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2022, 2024. No Term Limit. 117th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
3 Republican (3 Renominated);
1 Democratic (1 Renominated)

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Tracey Robert Mann
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
Previously served as an appointed Lieutenant Governor; first elected to the U.S. House: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Elected Republican 161,333 67.67% Member of Congress  Tracey Robert Mann
FEC H0KS01123; 19 Oct 22; Tot $1,191,346; Dsb $333,492
  Candidate Democratic 77,092 32.33% James Kenneth "Jimmy" Beard
FEC H2KS01079; 19 Oct 22; Tot $17,204; Dsb $14,136
Total 238,425 100.00%  

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Jacob "Jake" LaTurner
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
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 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Elected Republican 134,506 57.64% Member of Congress  Jacob "Jake" LaTurner
FEC H0KS02188; 19 Oct 22; Tot $1,421,539; Dsb $840,114
  Candidate Democratic 98,852 42.36% Patrick Schmidt
FEC H2KS02143; 19 Oct 22; Tot $966,072; Dsb $832,010
Total 233,358 100.00%  

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Sharice L. Davids
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Elected Democratic 165,527 54.94% Member of Congress  Sharice L. Davids
FEC H8KS03155; 19 Oct 22; Tot $7,358,802; Dsb $7,108,002
  Candidate Republican 128,839 42.76% Amanda L. Adkins
FEC H0KS03236; 19 Oct 22; Tot $3,518,662; Dsb $3,176,324
  Candidate Libertarian 6,928 2.30% Steven A. "Steve" Hohe
FEC H0KS03269
Total 301,294 100.00%  

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Ron Estes
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
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 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Elected Republican 144,889 63.34% Member of Congress  Ron Estes
FEC H8KS04112; 19 Oct 22; Tot $1,748,185; Dsb $1,394,677
  Candidate Democratic 83,851 36.66% Bob Hernandez
FEC H2KS04149; 19 Oct 22; Tot $35,259; Dsb $28,430
Total 228,740 100.00%  

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election Republican Secretary of State  Scott J. Schwab
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3)
  Elected Republican 580,908 58.36% Secretary of State  Scott J. Schwab
  Candidate Democratic 386,661 38.84% Jeanna Repass
  Candidate Libertarian 27,844 2.80% Cullene Lang
Total 995,413 100.00%  

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Attorney General  Derek Schmidt
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014, 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Open Seat - Ran for but lost the contest for Governor in 2022.
 ** Open Office (no incumbent) **
 Candidate list (2)
  Elected Republican 506,817 50.80% former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach
Kansas Secretary of State: 2011-2019.
  Candidate Democratic 490,925 49.20% Chris Mann
Total 997,742 100.00%  
 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: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election Democratic Treasurer  Lynn W. Rogers
Appointed 10 December 2020 [re: election of Treasurer Jacob "Jake" LaTurner (Republican) to the U.S. House CD 2 seat]
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3)
  Elected Republican 537,488 54.03% state Representative  Steven "Steve" Johnson
  Candidate Democratic 411,813 41.39% Treasurer  Lynn W. Rogers
  Candidate Libertarian 45,540 4.58% Steve Roberts
Total 994,841 100.00%  
 Treasurer Jacob "Jake" LaTurner (Republican) won the U.S. House CD 2 seat on 3 November 2020. He was appointed Treasurer on 18 April 2017 [re: Treasurer Ron Este's Special Election to the U.S. House of Representatives] and first elected as Treasurer in 2018.
Governor Laura Kelly (Democratic) will appoint a replacement Treasurer upon LaTurner's resignation.
10 December 2020: Governor Laura Kelly (Democratic) announced she would appoint Lieutenant Governor Lynn Rogers (Democratic) as State Treasurer.

Commissioner of Insurance  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election Republican Insurance Commissioner  Vicki Schmidt
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2)
  Elected Republican 618,108 63.01% Insurance Commissioner  Vicki Schmidt
  Candidate Democratic 362,882 36.99% Kiel Corkran
Total 980,990 100.00%  
 

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): 4 incumbents, 10 candidates
  Republican: 8 incumbents, 10 candidates
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: 5 candidates
  Reform (affiliates)
Other Third Parties
  Justice Party
  Right to Life
  Unity
Independents
  Independent: 1 candidate
 
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

 


  2022 General Election Home  
 
  118th U.S. Senate Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Gubernatorial Popular Vote by Party  
  118th U.S. House Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less  
  Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority  
 
2022 Primaries and Runoffs for Statewide offices/Congress
  Alphabetically   --   Alphabetically with Filing Deadlines  
  Chronologically   --   Chronologically with Filing Deadlines  
  iCalendar Feed Subscriptions  
  Poll Closing Times (with time zones)  
....
General Election Poll Closing Times (with time zones)
  Alphabetically   --   Chronologically  
....
Poll Closing Times (list)
  All Elections     Primary/Special Elections     General Elections  
....
  Governors     Senate     House  
....
  Senators by 'Class'  
  Governors by election 'cycle'  
....
  Gubernatorial Primaries at a Glance   --   Senatorial Primaries at a Glance  
....
  Open Governor's Chairs, Senate and House Seats (the incumbent is not running for re-election)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with no incumbent running for them  
  Uncontested Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats (one candidate running for office)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with multiple incumbents running for them  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with only one major party candidate running for office  
....
  2022 Partisan Composition by State  
....
  Political Parties  
....
  Senate Electoral Classes  
....
  Comparative Political Party Predominance in each State, 2000 thru 2016  
....
History
  Political Party Floor Leaders in the Congress of the United States  
  Dates of DIRECT PRIMARY Elections re: Major Party Nominations for Statewide and/or Federal Office  
  Length of Terms of Office of STATE Governors throughout American History  
....
  (downloads)