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Primary Election — August 3, 2010

Governor GOP

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

Statehouse Live: Holland calls on Brownback to debate
11:26 a.m., September 28, 2010 Updated 04:56 p.m.
The debate over the lack of debates in the governor’s race continued on Tuesday. Democrat Tom Holland, a state senator from Baldwin City, has been calling on Brownback, a U.S. senator, to participate in more forums before the Nov. 2 election.
Holland blasts Brownback over plan for education financing
September 23, 2010
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Holland on Thursday said he will oppose further cuts to schools, and he accused his Republican opponent, Sam Brownback, of supporting a plan that would require local property tax increases for education.
Campaign Notebook: Democrats say Brownback’s school finance plan will lead to property tax increases
10:43 a.m., September 22, 2010 Updated 04:21 p.m.
Brownback, who faces Democrat Tom Holland, a state senator from Baldwin City, has said he wants an overhaul of the current school finance system.
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.
Campaign Notebook: Kansas Democrats trail but gaining ground, according to latest snapshot
September 20, 2010
SurveyUSA interviewed 1,000 Kansans last week and determined that 602 would likely vote in the Nov. 2 election. The poll was done for KWCH-TV in Wichita.
Campaign Notebook: Holland criticizes Brownback over vote for bailout of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
12:33 p.m., September 15, 2010 Updated 03:30 p.m.
When confronted by Holland about the vote at the Kansas State Fair debate last week, Brownback stated, “To set the record straight, I voted against the bailout.”
Holland, Brownback spar over federal bailouts
September 15, 2010
Democrat Tom Holland is trying to gain ground in the Kansas governor’s race by linking the Republican nominee, U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback, to federal financial bailouts. Brownback’s campaign contends that Holland is distorting the senator’s record.
KPERS problems await next Kansas governor
September 13, 2010
The next Kansas governor is going to face a problem that to fix will require a lot of what state government doesn’t have: money.
Campaign Notebook: Brownback, Holland trade verbal jabs at State Fair debate
01:39 p.m., September 11, 2010 Updated 07:55 a.m.
The two frequently made allegations against one another during an outdoor debate where hundreds of supporters on each side loudly booed, hissed, cheered and shouted.
Chamber of Commerce endorses Brownback
September 11, 2010
The Kansas Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Republican Sam Brownback for governor.
Brownback, Holland to debate at Kansas State Fair
September 10, 2010
Republican Sam Brownback and Democrat Tom Holland will square off today for the first time in a gubernatorial debate at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson.
Campaign Notebook: Brownback releases two ads; Holland campaign says they lack details
08:32 a.m., September 9, 2010 Updated 09:43 a.m.
Brownback, currently a U.S. senator, faces Holland, a state senator from Baldwin City in the Nov. 2 election.
Governor candidates face expiration of federal stimulus funds
September 5, 2010
During the past couple of recession-plagued years, many Kansans have faced the following scenario: Their expenses have gone up while their income either stayed flat or decreased.
Spokesman says Brownback has concerns over Kansas system for selecting judges
GOP candidate and opponent disagree on need for reform
September 2, 2010
Sam Brownback’s spokeswoman said Thursday that the U.S. senator and Republican nominee for Kansas governor questions whether the process for picking new state Supreme Court justices is constitutional.
Campaign Notebook: Kansas Chamber holding fundraiser for Brownback
September 1, 2010
In June, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Holland told the Chamber that he would not seek nor accept the group’s endorsement.