General Election — November 7, 2006

Commissioner of Insurance

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

Video: Election 2006: Insurance Commissioner

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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.