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State primary results certified
August 30, 2008
The results of the primary earlier this month became final and official Friday, showing that turnout was higher than expected.
Analysis: Jenkins ran more strategic campaign
August 11, 2008
Lynn Jenkins owes her Republican primary victory in the U.S. House 2nd District to doubts about her better-financed opponent and a campaign heavy on mailings, meet-and-greet events and an outsider’s message.
Jenkins still 2nd District primary winner after vote review in Shawnee County
10:15 a.m., August 6, 2008 Updated 05:03 p.m.
A review of votes in Shawnee County Wednesday did not change the result of the 2nd Congressional District Republican Party primary: Lynn Jenkins won.
Jenkins wins U.S. House of Representatives 2nd District primary
Ryun concedes early today
August 6, 2008
Former congressman Jim Ryun early Wednesday conceded defeat to State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins in the Republican Party primary for the 2nd Congressional District nomination. Ryun’s campaign staff confirmed that he conceded in a private call to Jenkins around 12:35 a.m. Jenkins was leading the race by a little more than one percentage point in incomplete returns. “We’re excited to move on to the general election,” said Jenkins’ spokesman Josh Hersh.
Ryun, Jenkins eagerly vying to unseat Boyda
August 3, 2008
She’s a tax hiker, he voted for amnesty. Those are among the various charges being leveled in the race between Lynn Jenkins and Jim Ryun in the Republican Party primary for the 2nd Congressional District.
Lawrence politicians back Jenkins
August 1, 2008
Lynn Jenkins has won the endorsement of two prominent Lawrence politicians in her effort to win the Republican Party nomination in the 2nd congressional district.
818 advance votes for primary received
July 31, 2008
As of Wednesday, 818 advance votes had been cast or mailed into the Douglas County Clerk’s office for Tuesday’s primary election.
Ryun, Jenkins battling for GOP bid in 2nd District
July 31, 2008
Jim Ryun’s campaign to reclaim the 2nd Congressional District seat harks back to his days as one of the world’s best long-distance runners and the moments after he was tripped in an Olympic qualifying race.His first television ad showed now-famous footage of Ryun finishing that race in 1972 in Munich.
Ryun calls Jenkins’ mailer ‘misleading’
Votes on congressional pay increase, soldier bonuses are criticized
July 29, 2008
The Republican 2nd Congressional District race heated up Monday as Lynn Jenkins accused Jim Ryun of voting himself pay raises in Congress while rejecting a bonus for soldiers in combat.
Coffers swell in Kansas House races
July 25, 2008
Republican Jim Ryun continues to spend huge amounts of cash almost as fast as it comes in as he campaigns to recapture Kansas’ 2nd Congressional District seat.
423 advance votes cast
July 25, 2008
Elections officers said Thursday that the first week of advance voting before the Aug. 5 primary election has been relatively busy.
Jenkins-Ryun debate to re-air Saturday
July 25, 2008
The Lynn Jenkins-Jim Ryun televised debate will re-air from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday on KSNT, Sunflower Broadband channel 8.
Ryun’s camp says Jenkins’ use of ‘babe’ was childish
July 24, 2008
In what may be a first in Kansas political history, one candidate publicly called another “babe.” It happened Tuesday in the televised debate between Lynn Jenkins and Jim Ryun, who are seeking the Republican Party nomination to face U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda, D-Topeka, in the 2nd Congressional District, which includes west Lawrence.
Ryun, Jenkins argue many issues
July 23, 2008
Republicans Jim Ryun and Lynn Jenkins on Tuesday traded political jabs early and often during their only televised debate prior to the Aug. 5 primary for the 2nd District congressional GOP nomination.
Voters have until 7 p.m today to register for Aug. 5 primary
July 21, 2008
Today is the last day to register to be eligible to vote in the Aug. 5 primary election in Kansas. The Douglas County Clerk’s office at the courthouse, 1100 Mass., will be open until 7 p.m. today to accept registration applications for county residents.