General Election — November 2, 2010


Live results 3266 of 3315 precincts reporting / Unofficial results / Precinct breakdown

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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.”
Kansas GOP candidates like proof of citizenship requirement, but court says no in Arizona
12:36 p.m., October 27, 2010 Updated 05:32 p.m.
Plaintiffs praised the ruling, saying the Arizona law created barriers to voter registration, especially for new U.S. citizens. Supporters of the law said it ensured only eligible voters cast ballots in elections, and they promised to appeal the ruling.
Campaign Notebook: Parkinson hopes Kansas voters don’t punish state Democrats over federal policies
10:58 a.m., October 27, 2010 Updated 04:43 p.m.
Sensing an angry electorate, Gov. Mark Parkinson on Wednesday pleaded with voters to try to differentiate between Democratic officials in Washington, D.C., and Democratic officials in Kansas.
Campaign Notebook: Brownback leads in race for campaign contributions
Kansas attorney general outspends GOP rival
09:47 a.m., October 26, 2010 Updated 04:34 p.m.
Democratic incumbent Steve Six has spent twice as much money as his Republican challenger for Kansas attorney general, but both are getting hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of help from outside groups.
Smoking ban advocates voice concern over Kansas governor’s race
October 26, 2010
Kansas public health advocates say they worry about the views expressed by candidates for governor on the new statewide smoking ban.
Statehouse Live: Democrats sign pledge of no more cuts to schools; Brownback declines to sign
02:52 p.m., October 21, 2010 Updated 03:55 p.m.
Leading Kansas Democrats on Thursday signed a pledge to oppose any further budget cuts to public schools and criticized Republican gubernatorial candidate Sam Brownback’s position on education funding.
Statehouse Live: Cost of candidate’s wig must be reimbursed, ethics officials say
October 20, 2010
A wig, like clothing, is for personal use and cannot be paid for through a donation, the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission said.
Statehouse Live: Brownback aims at hunting dollars
October 19, 2010
Candidate says he will invite community and business leaders from across the country for a weekend of hunting and networking.
Brownback, Kobach call for voter identification requirement
October 18, 2010
As the deadline passed Monday for people to register to vote in the general election, Republican gubernatorial candidate Sam Brownback and GOP secretary of state candidate Kris Kobach vowed, if elected, to push through laws that would require people to show a photo ID to vote.
While healthcare debate rages, Kansas officials enact reforms
October 18, 2010
Republican gubernatorial candidate Sam Brownback, his lieutenant governor running mate and the GOP nominee for attorney general have vowed, if elected, to fight “Obamacare.”
Holland calls on Brownback to denounce Engle
October 14, 2010
In recent days, Brownback has said he disagreed with some of Engle’s statements
Statehouse Live: Brownback duels minor party candidates in last gubernatorial debate
Reform, Libertarian candidates deliver criticism while Holland skips debate
02:36 p.m., October 13, 2010 Updated 04:32 p.m.
Democrat Tom Holland did not accept an invitation to the debate, which was broadcast on WIBW TV and radio.
Statehouse Live: Brownback tries to distance himself from evangelist Lou Engle
08:18 a.m., October 12, 2010 Updated 08:57 a.m.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Sam Brownback is trying to distance himself from controversial evangelist Lou Engle.
Statehouse Live: Republicans concerned about political fallout from school finance plan, memo indicates
11:17 a.m., October 8, 2010 Updated 02:43 p.m.
Last month, Siegfreid of Olathe unveiled a school funding plan that would increase reliance on local property taxes and eliminate pupil weightings.