Primary Election — August 3, 2010

Kansas Secretary of State DEM

All precincts reporting / 80,893 total votes / Unofficial results / Precinct breakdown

Completed candidate chats
Republicans pledge unity at Victory Breakfast
August 4, 2010
Republican Party members and their newly anointed candidates pledged Wednesday morning to make a “clean sweep” of Kansas races in the November general election.
Kobach, Biggs nominated as Secretary of State candidates
07:36 p.m., August 3, 2010 Updated 10:59 p.m.
Democrats Chris Biggs and Chris Steineger ran against each other in the Kansas secretary of state race. Republicans running are Kris Kobach, Elizabeth “Libby” Ensley and J.R. Claeys.
Immigration top issue in GOP race for Kansas Secretary of State
August 3, 2010
Kris Kobach’s political future depends on whether voters in Tuesday’s primary election in Kansas see illegal immigration as an issue for the state’s top elections official to tackle.
All Douglas County precincts reporting as of 10 p.m.
12:00 a.m., August 3, 2010 Updated 11:38 p.m.
Kansas voters will narrow the field of candidates in thirteen primaries Tuesday in anticipation of November’s general election.
Tuesday’s primary election will narrow crowded field of candidates
12:44 p.m., August 2, 2010 Updated 02:40 p.m.
Kansas voters Tuesday will take the first step toward building a new political structure in the state.
Kobach brings attention to secretary of state race with immigration issue
July 30, 2010
The law professor who helped write Arizona’s tough new immigration law is running for Kansas secretary of state. He promises to turn the state’s top elections job — generally a government backwater that also handles business filings — into an aggressive, fraud-busting office.
Incumbent faces rare primary challenge
July 30, 2010
Two veteran officeholders are vying for the Democratic nomination to become Kansas’ secretary of state.
Advance voting on upswing
July 30, 2010
Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew isn’t sure whether it’s increased interest in this year’s election or more people than usual going on vacation next week.
Kansas elections group endorses Ensley in GOP race for secretary of state
July 29, 2010
The association that represents Kansas county election officials has endorsed Elizabeth Ensley in the Republican race for secretary of state.
Statehouse Live: Davis endorses Biggs in secretary of state race
12:03 p.m., July 29, 2010 Updated 04:05 p.m.
Biggs faces state Sen. Chris Steineger, D-Kansas City, in Tuesday’s primary election.
GOP candidate for Kansas secretary of state asks others for ‘full-time’ pledges
July 29, 2010
A Republican candidate for Kansas secretary of state is challenging his rivals to promise to be a full-time state official.
Immigration an issue in secretary of state race
July 29, 2010
A national debate on illegal immigration has loomed over the Kansas Republican Party primary for secretary of state.
Secretary of State Biggs pokes opponent Steineger over black eye
July 28, 2010
Secretary of State Chris Biggs took a political swipe at his Democratic Party primary opponent state Sen. Chris Steineger.
Statehouse Live: Kobach criticized for taking Nebraska job
01:07 p.m., July 28, 2010 Updated 04:56 p.m.
But Kobach on Wednesday vowed that if elected secretary of state, he will work full-time at that job and handle immigration litigation on his own time.
Judge blocks parts of Arizona immigration law
July 28, 2010
A judge has blocked the most controversial sections of Arizona’s new immigration law from taking effect Thursday, handing a major legal victory to opponents of the crackdown.