Kansas State Profile

Election Schedule

State Primary:2014-8-5

Election Vitals

Governor:Sam Brownback (R) next election 2014
Senator:Pat Roberts (R) re-election 2014
Senator:Jerry Moran (R) re-election 2016

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Past Presidential Elections

Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1976 44.9%
Percentage of Votes for Gerald Ford in 1976 52.5%
Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1980 33.3%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1980 57.9%
Percentage of Votes for Walter Mondale in 1984 32.6%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1984 66.3%
Percentage of Votes for Michael Dukakis in 1988 42.6%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1988 55.8%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1992 33.7%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1992 38.9%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1996 36.1%
Percentage of Votes for Bob Dole in 1996 54.3%
Percentage of Votes for Al Gore in 2000 37.2%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2000 58.0%
Percentage of Votes for John Kerry in 2004 36.6%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2004 62.0%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2008 41.7%
Percentage of Votes for John McCain in 2008 56.6%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2012 38.1%
Percentage of Votes for Mitt Romney in 2012 59.7%

Previous Election Results, other races

1996 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Pat Roberts Republican 652,677 30.8%
Sam Brownback Republican 574,021 27.1%
Jill Docking Democratic 461,344 21.8%
Sally Thompson Democratic 362,380 17.1%
Donald Klaassen Reform 29,351 1.4%
Mark Marney Reform 24,145 1.1%
Steve Rosile Libertarian 13,098 0.6%
1996 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Pat Roberts Republican 245,411 78.2%
Tom Little Republican 25,052 8.0%
Thomas Oyler Republican 23,266 7.4%
Richard Cooley Republican 20,060 6.4%
1996 Senate Special Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jill Docking Democratic 127,012 74.4%
Joan Finney Democratic 43,726 25.6%
1996 Senate Special Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sam Brownback Republican 187,914 54.8%
Sheila Frahm Republican 142,487 41.6%
Christina Campbell-Cli Republican 12,378 3.6%
1998 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Graves Republican 544,882 73.4%
Tom Sawyer Democratic 168,243 22.7%
Kirt Poovey Taxpayers 21,710 2.9%
Darrell King Reform 7,830 1.1%
1998 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Sawyer Democratic 88,248 85.3%
Fred Phelps Democratic 15,233 14.7%
1998 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Graves Republican 225,782 72.8%
David Miller Republican 84,368 27.2%
1998 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sam Brownback Republican 474,639 65.3%
Paul Feleciano Jr. Democratic 229,718 31.6%
Tom Oyler Libertarian 11,545 1.6%
Alvin Bauman Reform 11,334 1.6%
1998 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Paul Feleciano Jr. Democratic 58,097 58.7%
Todd Covault Democratic 40,825 41.3%
2002 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kathleen Sebelius Democratic 441,858 52.9%
Tim Shallenburger Republican 376,830 45.1%
Ted Pettibone Reform 8,907 1.1%
Dennis Hawver Libertarian 8,097 1.0%
2002 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Shallenburger Republican 122,713 41.4%
Dave Kerr Republican 87,494 29.5%
Bob Knight Republican 78,118 26.4%
Dan Bloom Republican 7,769 2.6%
2002 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Pat Roberts Republican 641,075 82.5%
Steven Rosile Libertarian 70,725 9.1%
George Cook Reform 65,050 8.4%
2002 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Pat Roberts Republican 234,779 83.7%
Tom Oyler Republican 45,638 16.3%
2004 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sam Brownback Republican 780,863 69.2%
Lee Jones Democratic 310,337 27.5%
Steven Rosile Libertarian 21,842 1.9%
George Cook Reform 15,980 1.4%
2004 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Conroy Democratic 61,052 55.9%
Lee Jones Democratic 48,133 44.1%
2004 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Samuel Brownback Republican 286,839 87.0%
Arch Naramore Republican 42,880 13.0%
2006 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kathleen Sebelius Democratic 491,993 57.9%
Jim Barnett Republican 343,586 40.4%
Carl Kramer Libertarian 8,896 1.0%
Richard Ranzau Reform 5,221 0.6%
2006 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kathleen Sebelius Democratic 76,046 100.0%
2006 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Barnett Republican 70,299 36.2%
Ken Canfield Republican 51,365 26.4%
Robin Jennison Republican 42,678 22.0%
Timothy Pickell Republican 10,473 5.4%
Rex Crowell Republican 8,677 4.5%
Dennis Hawver Republican 6,661 3.4%
Richard Rodewald Republican 4,142 2.1%
2008 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Pat Roberts Republican 727,121 60.1%
Jim Slattery Democratic 441,399 36.5%
Randall Hodgkinson Libertarian 25,727 2.1%
Joseph Martin Reform 16,443 1.4%
2008 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Slattery Democratic 68,106 68.9%
Lee Jones Democratic 30,699 31.1%
2008 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Pat Roberts Republican 214,911 100.0%
2010 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sam Brownback Republican 530,760 63.3%
Tom Holland Democratic 270,166 32.2%
Andrew Gray Libertarian 22,460 2.7%
Ken Cannon Reform 15,397 1.8%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Holland Democratic 74,754 100.0%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sam Brownback Republican 263,920 82.2%
Joan Heffington Republican 57,160 17.8%
2010 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jerry Moran Republican 587,175 70.1%
Lisa Johnston Democratic 220,971 26.4%
Michael Dann Libertarian 17,922 2.1%
Joe Bellis Reform 11,624 1.4%
2010 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Lisa Johnston Democratic 25,695 31.3%
Charles Schollenberger Democratic 19,426 23.6%
David Haley Democratic 15,731 19.1%
Patrick Wiesner Democratic 13,481 16.4%
Robert Conroy Democratic 7,857 9.6%
2010 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jerry Moran Republican 163,483 49.7%
Todd Tiahrt Republican 146,702 44.6%
Tom Little Republican 10,256 3.1%
Bob Londerholm Republican 8,278 2.5%
2014 Governor
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Paul Davis Democratic 66,357 100.0%
2014 Governor
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sam Brownback Republican 166,687 63.2%
Jennifer Winn Republican 96,907 36.8%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chad Taylor Democratic 35,067 53.3%
Patrick Wiesner Democratic 30,752 46.7%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Pat Roberts Republican 127,089 48.1%
Milton Wolf Republican 107,799 40.8%
D.J. Smith Republican 15,288 5.8%
Alvin Zahnter Republican 14,164 5.4%

State Demographics

Population 2,885,905
Percentage White 85.5%
Percentage Black 5.8%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.9%
Percentage Asian 2.5%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race 3.2%
Percentage Other Race 2.0%
 
Percentage Hispanic 10.9%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 77.4%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 5.6%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.9%
 
Median Household Income $50,241
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 43.9%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 14.0%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 9.3%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 22.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 75.7%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 0.1%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 13.7%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 48.3%
Percentage with a College Degree 30.4%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 35.4%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 24.0%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 13.5%
 
Unemployment rate 4.4%
Unemployment figures as of 2014-10
Unemployment Monthly Change -0.4%
 
Percentage Married Couples 50.6%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 20.8%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.1%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.3%

Last updated 12:16am December 22, 2014