General Election — November 7, 2006

Attorney General

All precincts reporting / 821,270 total votes / Unofficial results / Precinct breakdown

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Kline hires special prosecutor to target Morrison
December 13, 2007
On Thursday, Johnson County Commissioners gave permission to Kline to select a special prosecutor to investigate what he called blackmail and telephone harassment.
Sebelius: Morrison should resign if charges proven true
December 10, 2007
Sebelius, who had welcomed Morrison when he switched to the Democratic Party, said she didn’t want to pre-judge Morrison, and noted that while he admitted to having the affair, he denied trying to use Carter to get information about Kline.
Kline accused of ethics violation
December 21, 2006
The commission plans to have a hearing Jan. 17 on the allegations.
Operation Rescue names Kline its man of the year
Kansas attorney general wins award after losing election
December 18, 2006
Kansas attorney general wins award after losing election.
Alliance: Kline church memo worst abuse in politics for 2006
November 10, 2006
A memo that Atty. Gen. Phill Kline wrote outlining a plan to fully tap his support among churchgoers was the worst abuse of religion in American politics during the 2006 election cycle, a national group said Wednesday.
Morrison wants Kline to hold off on abortion records
November 8, 2006
Atty. Gen.-elect Paul Morrison today said he hoped Atty. Gen. Phill Kline would not file any charges related to the abortion records in Kline’s possession.
Morrison vows focus on crime
November 8, 2006
Career prosecutor Paul Morrison on Tuesday unseated anti-abortion warrior Phill Kline and became Kansas attorney general in one of the most hard-hitting state campaigns in recent memory.
Clinics seek to thwart inquiry
Kansas Supreme Court asked to stop Kline’s investigation
November 7, 2006
Leaders at two health care clinics Monday asked the Kansas Supreme Court to stop Atty. Gen. Phill Kline’s investigation into abortion records, seal the patients’ information and launch a probe into an alleged leak from the records.
Kline to hold press conference at Tiller’s clinic
Discussion will happen after O’Reilly show
November 6, 2006
Discussion will happen after O’Reilly show.
Clinic attorneys seek investigation of Kline
A Kline spokeswoman called the request to the Kansas Supreme Court “a political ploy”
November 6, 2006
A Kline spokeswoman called the request to the Kansas Supreme Court “a political ploy.”
Clinics to seek investigation of AG, Fox host
Doctor upset about O’Reilly’s claim he saw Kansas abortion records
November 5, 2006
An abortion doctor will ask the Kansas Supreme Court to investigate Atty. Gen. Phill Kline and Bill O’Reilly over the Fox News Channel television host’s comments that he obtained information from Kansas abortion records, the doctor’s attorneys said Saturday.
Kline, Barnett on last-minute whirlwind tour
November 5, 2006
Kansas Atty. Gen. Phill Kline made a roomful of supporters laugh in Lawrence on Saturday after he said they appeared to be in good health.
Morrison leads Kline in Lawrence money
14 local residents, businesses contributed $1,000 to challenger
November 4, 2006
The verdict is still out on who will get the most votes in the Kansas attorney general’s race.
Complaints about mailings, calls numerous
November 4, 2006
Complaints about negative mailings and phone calls to voters abounded as the bitter attorney general’s race between Republican incumbent Phill Kline and Democratic challenger Paul Morrison entered its final days.
Kline-Morrison contribution list
November 4, 2006
The following are Lawrence residents or business who contributed $100 or more to the major candidates in the race for Kansas attorney general.