General Election — November 2, 2010

U.S. House of Representatives 2nd District

All precincts reporting / 202,627 total votes / Unofficial results / Precinct breakdown

Jenkins explains budget vote; tours local businesses
April 15, 2014
U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins on Tuesday explained her vote in favor of a federal budget bill that she says would reign in the federal deficit, but which Democrats say would gut funding for domestic programs such as Medicare and student financial aid. By Peter Hancock
Democrat announces campaign for 2nd Congressional District
May 22, 2012
A Topeka pastor announced Tuesday that he is running for the 2nd Congressional District which is currently represented by U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, a Republican from Topeka.
Kansas Senate approves congressional map that consolidates Lawrence in 2nd, puts Manhattan in 1st
February 8, 2012
The Kansas Senate Wednesday approved a bi-partisan congressional redistricting plan that puts all of Lawrence in the 2nd U.S. House district.
Lecompton post office safe from closure, Jenkins says
August 19, 2011
Several Lecompton residents raised alarms that the post office was vulnerable to budget cuts by the U.S. Postal Service.
U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins says political discourse in Congress reflects attitudes throughout the country
Constituents say compromise is key
11:17 a.m., August 19, 2011 Updated 04:25 p.m.
With public opinion of Congress hitting historic lows, what’s it like for a congresswoman to come home and face the voters?
Kansas census results could lead to another redistricting battle
March 3, 2011
Just as it was 10 years ago, Douglas County could be in the middle of redistricting battles again, officials indicated Thursday after new census figures were released.
Statehouse Live: Kansas Republicans wrestle with earmarks, tax cuts
December 20, 2010
U.S. Rep. Jerry Moran, R-Hays, criticized the $858 billion tax deal that extended Bush-era tax cuts for two years, and extended unemployment benefits for 13 months.The deal was passed, however, with bi-partisan support, including the votes of Republican Reps. Lynn Jenkins of Topeka, whose district includes west Lawrence, and Todd Tiahrt, and U.S. Sens. Sam Brownback and Pat Roberts.
Jenkins lands spot on powerful House committee dealing with taxes
December 9, 2010
She said she hoped the next Congress “led by the Republican majority, will enact responsible measures that will right our financial ship and get America back to work.”
Jenkins wins 2nd District seat, beats Democrat Hudspeth
07:37 p.m., November 2, 2010 Updated 10:39 p.m.
Lynn Jenkins continues to lead the race for District two with more than 60 percent of the currently reported votes.
Kansas Republicans look to sweep all four U.S. House districts
November 2, 2010
Kansas Republicans are hoping Tuesday to send three freshmen to Congress to join incumbent Rep. Lynn Jenkins.
Campaign Notebook: Republicans predicting election sweep over Democrats
11:26 a.m., October 28, 2010 Updated 11:44 a.m.
Starting their second day of a 4-day bus tour, Republican candidates took swipes at their Democratic opponents and President Barack Obama.
GOP candidates energized by supporter turnout at Lawrence rally
October 27, 2010
Several candidates addressed dozens of Douglas County Republican supporters at 3rd District congressional candidate Kevin Yoder’s Lawrence campaign office, 123 W. Eighth St., as part of what’s being called the “Clean Sweep Tour.”
Political newcomer takes on familiar face in 2nd Congressional District race
October 20, 2010
Cheryl Hudspeth arrived in Topeka for a campaign visit alone, no entourage or staff. Just Hudspeth in the family van after the long drive from southeast Kansas. The Girard resident admits the size of the 2nd Congressional District makes it tough for a candidate to reach from the Oklahoma border in the south to the northern tier of counties bordering Nebraska. Voters may not know her well, Hudspeth said, but they know Republican Lynn Jenkins.
Mitt Romney, NFIB endorse candidates in Kansas races
September 22, 2010
Kansas political candidates are touting endorsements from former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and the National Federation of Independent Business.
Kansas congressional delegation discusses energy policy at Wichita convention
08:12 a.m., August 16, 2010 Updated 04:21 p.m.
The Kansas Independent Oil and Gas Association is hosting several members of the state’s congressional delegation at its annual convention in Wichita.