General Election — November 6, 2012

U.S. Congress, 2nd District

Live results 924 of 935 precincts reporting / Unofficial results / Precinct breakdown

Completed candidate chats
Congressional wealth detailed in Washington Post report
October 11, 2012
The Washington Post recently did a special report on the personal wealth of legislators in Congress.
In the battle over Big Bird, Schlingensiepen defends PBS; Jenkins says taxes shouldn’t be supporting it
October 4, 2012
In the battle over the Big Bird vote, Democratic congressional candidate Tobias Schlingensipen said Thursday he would protect federal funding of Sesame Street with his life, but U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Topeka, said she would pull the plug.
Jenkins says Schlingensiepen should apologize to her for comment
October 2, 2012
U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Topeka, on Tuesday said she wanted an apology from Democratic challenger Tobias Schlingensiepen for a comment he made when referring to the influence of money in Congress.
Schlingensiepen, Jenkins duel over economy, health care and campaign finance
September 30, 2012
Democrat Tobias Schlingensiepen and Republican U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins dueled Sunday over campaign finance, health care and the economy in their first face-to-face debate.
Schlingensiepen criticizes Jenkins for taking money from banks and voting against regulations
September 26, 2012
Democratic candidate for the 2nd Congressional District Tobias Schlingensiepen on Wednesday accused incumbent U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Topeka, of taking money from big business interests and doing their bidding.
Jenkins, Schlingensiepen spar on farm bill
10:10 a.m., September 25, 2012 Updated 12:17 p.m.
A U.S. House candidate from northeastern Kansas is criticizing incumbent Republican Rep. Lynn Jenkins and Congress for failing to act on a new farm bill.