Primary Election — August 3, 2010

Governor GOP

All precincts reporting / 316,738 total votes / Unofficial results / Precinct breakdown

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.
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.
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: 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.
Campaign Notebook: Gubernatorial candidates tangle over taxes, schools
October 7, 2010
All four candidates said they opposed the statewide ban on indoor smoking in public venues, such as bars and restaurants.
Campaign Notebook: Gubernatorial candidates to meet in Wichita for debate
02:50 p.m., October 6, 2010 Updated 03:31 p.m.
The event will start at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at KWCH-TV studios in Wichita.
Statehouse Live: Student leaders seek higher education funding commitment from candidates
10:15 a.m., October 5, 2010 Updated 08:33 a.m.
Student leaders at Kansas University and the other five regents schools are seeking answers from the major political party candidates for governor on their commitment to higher education.
School advocates see cause for worry
Brownback plan lacks details for future funding
October 4, 2010
When Republican Sam Brownback, the front-runner in the governor’s race, says he wants to reform the school finance formula but won’t say how, that raises concerns among those who have fought for more education funding.
School funding at center of Kansas governor’s race
September 29, 2010
Democratic legislative leaders Tuesday sent letters to school officials warning them that if Republican Sam Brownback is elected governor they will face more cuts, tax increases and litigation.