General Election — November 6, 2012


Live results 3521 of 3565 precincts reporting / Unofficial results / Precinct breakdown

Romney seeks primary-fight breaking point
March 20, 2012
His confidence surging, Mitt Romney pointedly ignored his Republican rivals on the eve of today’s high-stakes primary election in Illinois and turned his fire instead on the Democrat he hopes to oust in the fall.
Romney wins Puerto Rico; GOP campaign continues
March 19, 2012
Mitt Romney scored an overwhelming win Sunday in Puerto Rico’s Republican presidential primary, trouncing chief rival Rick Santorum on the Caribbean island even as the two rivals looked ahead to more competitive contests this week in Illinois and Louisiana.
Missouri caucuses marked by contention, with no clear victor yet
March 18, 2012
Missouri Republicans met in more than 100 counties Saturday to begin picking their presidential nominee at party caucuses marked in some places by crowded rooms, loud disagreements — and no clear victor.
Romney, Santorum head to Illinois
March 18, 2012
Looking toward the critical primary in Illinois, Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney wrapped up a shortened campaign trip to Puerto Rico on Saturday as he prepared for more tough contests against chief rival Rick Santorum.
GOP campaign fight stretches to Puerto Rico
March 15, 2012
An upbeat Rick Santorum barreled into Puerto Rico on Wednesday in pursuit of another campaign-bending victory in a Republican presidential race where suddenly no primary is too minor and no delegate is conceded. Mitt Romney put nearly $1 million into television advertising in Illinois, the next big-state showdown.
Statehouse Live: Santorum wins, but Kansas Democrats criticize Romney
March 12, 2012
In the Kansas GOP caucus, Santorum, a former senator from Pennsylvania, got 51.2 percent of the votes, while Romney, a former governor of Massachusetts, received 20.9 percent. Former U.S. House speaker Newt Gingrich got 14.4 percent and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, 12.6 percent.
Santorum wins Douglas County Republican caucus
March 10, 2012
Republicans were gathering statewide at 96 locations to pick their preferred nominee. The voting will determine how the Kansas GOP allocates its 40 delegates to the Republican National Convention.
Gingrich: I won’t quit if I lose Tuesday in South
March 9, 2012
Spurning calls for him to get out, Newt Gingrich insisted Friday that he’ll stay in the race for the Republican presidential nomination even if he loses two Southern primaries next week.
Paul seeks Kansas delegates, ‘the more the merrier’
March 9, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul is calling Kansas “a fertile field” as he pitches his libertarian views the day before state caucuses for delegates to the party’s national convention.
Santorum: Obama, Romney share distrust of America
March 9, 2012
Hoping to tap into deep distrust of Washington, Republican Rick Santorum suggested Friday that President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney share a top priority: to take away Americans’ money and freedom so they can tell them how to live.
Romney eager to connect with Southern voters
04:49 p.m., March 9, 2012 Updated 04:49 p.m.
Eager to connect with Southern voters, Mitt Romney on Friday burnished his business credentials — and his newfound love for cheesy grits — as he sought support for his Republican presidential campaign in Alabama and Mississippi.
Anti-abortion leader in Kansas endorses Paul
March 8, 2012
The president of the anti-abortion group Operation Rescue has endorsed Texas Congressman Ron Paul for the Republican presidential nomination.
Santorum adds Topeka event to Friday schedule
March 8, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has added an event in Topeka to his Friday schedule and announced an endorsement by former Kansas Congressman Todd Tiahrt.
Dole backs Romney in Kansas caucuses
12:00 p.m., March 8, 2012 Updated 12:40 a.m.
Kansas political icon Bob Dole urged fellow Republicans on Thursday to support front-running presidential candidate Mitt Romney in the state’s caucuses, potentially boosting Romney’s chances in a state where main rival Rick Santorum figures to do well.
Republican presidential hopefuls turn their attention to Kansas
March 7, 2012
The stakes are high in the tight race as Kansas Republicans will be caucusing in 96 locations around the state to vote for their preferred nominee. The results will determine how the Kansas GOP allocates its 40 delegates to the Republican National Convention.