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Jenkins wins 2nd District seat, beats Democrat Hudspeth

November 2, 2010, 7:37 p.m. Updated November 2, 2010, 10:39 p.m.

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2010 Kansas Elections: U.S. House of Representatives, 2nd District

Lynn Jenkins, Robert Garrard and Cheryl Hudspeth are running for U.S. House of Representatives in the 2nd Congressional District.

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— Kansas Republicans have won the state's four U.S. House seats for the first time since 1996.

In the 3rd Congressional District, state Rep. Kevin Yoder defeated Democrat Stephene (STEH'-fah-nee Moore), wife of retiring six-term incumbent Dennis Moore.

Incumbent Rep. Lynn Jenkins defeated Democrat Cheryl Hudspeth in the 2nd Congressional District.

Republican state Sen. Tim Huelskamp beat Democrat Alan Jilka in the 1st District race to replace Republican Rep. Jerry Moran, who won the U.S. Senate race.

Mike Pompeo defeated Democrat state Rep. Raj Goyle in the 4th District. He will replace Republican Rep. Todd Tiahrt, who lost the August primary for U.S. Senate to Moran.

9:40 p.m. update

BULLETIN (AP) — Lynn Jenkins, GOP, elected U.S. House, District 2, Kansas.

9:28 p.m. update

Lynn Jenkins now leads the race for District 2 with 61.5 percent of the votes. Hudspeth has 34 percent while Garrard has 4.5 percent.

8:51 p.m. update

Lynn Jenkins is comfortably in the lead with 60.4 percent of the votes. Hudspeth trails with 35.5 percent and Garrard trails both with 4.1 percent.

7:46 p.m. update

Jenkins still leads the race with 58.5 percent of the vote. Hudspeth has picked up more votes and now has 38.1 percent.

7:37 p.m. update

Lynn Jenkins is leading the U.S. House District 2 race after early reports from polling sites. She has almost 67 percent of the vote.

Cheryl Hudspeth trails with 30.8 percent of the vote, and Robert Garrard has 2.3 percent.

Comments

beatrice 3 years, 5 months ago

Jenkins: Keeping Great White Hope Alive!

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cabocrazed 3 years, 5 months ago

No matter. Despite the personal attacks on what she looks like, she still beat the other candidates. Like it or not (I did not vote for her either), she won. Get over it.

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Mike Ford 3 years, 5 months ago

it's nice to see that the forced smile "Joker" wins for voting no. Kansans allegedly don't want wasteful spending, so why do they elect this clown to go to D.C. and do absolutely nothing....Her voters are probably the descendants of the people who voted for another winner Alf Landon during the Depression. Doing nothing get's what done?

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CLARKKENT 3 years, 5 months ago

HOW CAN A TWO TIME WINNER BE SUCH A LOSER??????

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Lonestar1 3 years, 5 months ago

WOW! Our CPA beat Pelosi! She will save us from the wild spending in Washington. As long as it's not Republican spending, that's is.

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Thunderdome 3 years, 5 months ago

I can't believe this freaking idiot has won twice. She has no platform other than opposing everything.

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