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General Election — November 7, 2006

Commissioner of Insurance

All precincts reporting / 798,380 total votes / Unofficial results / Precinct breakdown

Video: Election 2006: Insurance Commissioner

Overview of the race between incumbent Sandy Praeger (R) and Bonnie Sharp (D). Watch »

Praeger wins second term
November 8, 2006
Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger claimed victory Tuesday as Kansas voters gave her a second four-year term.
Insurance commissioner candidates differ on AAA contract
October 29, 2006
Abortion was an underlying issue in this summer’s Republican primary for state insurance commissioner, and driver’s licenses have become an issue in the general election campaign.
Praeger prevails in ‘negative’ contest
Election a moderate success
August 2, 2006
At 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, an optimistic Eric Carter called Bob Tomlinson, one of Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger’s top aides.
Advance voting for primary begins today
July 12, 2006
The Aug. 1 primary election in Douglas County begins today as advance voting gets under way at the courthouse.
GOP split in Kansas may hint at U.S. trend
Division between moderates and conservatives expected to define presidential nomination in 2008
June 14, 2006
Mark Parkinson got his start in Republican politics at age 19, as a precinct committeeman. He served six years as a Republican state legislator, eventually becoming state Republican chairman.
Praeger kicks off re-election campaign
May 8, 2006
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger launched her re-election bid today by filing as a candidate in the Douglas County Clerk’s office.