Election 2014 Headlines
Feds to monitor election complaints in Kansas
- U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom says a federal prosecutor will be on duty election day to respond promptly to complaints of possible election fraud and voting rights violations in Kansas.
Brownback uses EPA rule to tie foe to Obama
- A protest by Kansas regulators against federal efforts to limit carbon emissions is giving Republican Gov. Sam Brownback an opportunity in his close re-election race to tie his Democratic rival to President Barack Obama.
Senate control could turn on 2 independents' moves
- One or two men could decide which party controls the Senate after the nation votes next week.
Kansas Democrats warn of harm to Medicare
- The outgoing Republican Insurance Commissioner appeared at an Wichita event with the Democrat running for Lieutenant Governor.
Orman seeks votes in Roberts' rural Kansas base
- Independent challenger Greg Orman is attempting to make inroads into rural Kansas while asserting that Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts no longer effectively represents the agricultural interests that have long formed his political base.
GOP plans network of lawyers watching election
- The Kansas Republican Party plans to have a network of lawyers ready to watch voting on Election Day for potential legal problems.
Roberts, Brownback uniting for Kansas bus tour
- U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback are hitching their re-election campaigns together in a cross-state tour.
Amendment allowing raffles on next week's ballot
- A proposed constitutional amendment on next week's Kansas ballot would allow nonprofit, religious, veterans and other organizations to hold raffles as fundraisers.
Most suspended Kansas voters claim no party
- A majority of the 22,394 voters who will be unable to cast a legal ballot this election in Kansas because of the state's proof-of-citizenship law claim no political affiliation.
Governor Brownback sees close race turning his way
- Republican Gov. Sam Brownback says his tough race for re-election is swinging back his way because Democratic challenger Paul Davis hasn't been visible enough to Kansas voters.
UPDATE: Romney, Dole campaign with Kansas Senator Roberts
- Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is campaigning in Kansas for U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts' re-election, portraying a vote for his independent challenger as a vote for Democratic President Barack Obama.
Orman covers $1 million in expenses in Kansas Senate race
- A finance report shows independent candidate Greg Orman covered nearly $1 million in expenses from mid-July through September and loaned his campaign U.S. Senate campaign in Kansas another $200,000.
Davis, Schodorf speak at political forum
- Gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis and Candidate for Secretary of State Jean Schodorf spoke at a political form trying to gain votes for the upcoming election.
Huelskamp faces aggressive Democratic challenger
- A former Manhattan mayor little known to rural western Kansas voters is giving U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp an aggressive re-election challenge.
Roberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas
- Republican Sen. Pat Roberts isn't saying much about his long record of advocating for the farmers that drive Kansas' economy.
Orman proposes veterans aid in Kansas Senate race
- Independent candidate Greg Orman has outlined proposals for helping veterans as he campaigns against Republican Sen. Pat Roberts in Kansas.
Democrat Davis loses ground in Kansas governor's race
- After lifting the spirits of Kansas Democrats eager to oust conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, challenger Paul Davis now appears to be losing ground.
Governor backs Kansas high court justices' ouster
- Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is endorsing an effort to persuade Kansas voters to remove two justices from the state Supreme Court.
Troopers' PAC backs Davis for Kansas governor
- A political action committee representing Kansas Highway Patrol troopers has endorsed Democratic challenger Paul Davis in the Kansas governor's race.
Secretary of state candidates hold second debate
- Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he earns between $30,000 and $100,000 a year from his legal work outside his official duties.
Ex-DA slams Brownback ad that uses Wichita murders
- The district attorney who prosecuted two brothers in a quadruple Wichita homicide is criticizing Gov. Sam Brownback's use of the case in a new campaign commercial.
Candidate for Governor frustrated for being left out of debates
- Libertarian Keen Umbehr says he's contacted all of the debate hosts who say at this stage of the race, it's best to focus their time on Democrat Paul Davis and Republican incumbent Sam Brownback.
Kansas secretary of state candidates have debate
- Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach is likely to face questions during a televised debate about a proof-of-citizenship requirement for new Kansas voters enacted at his urging.
Ex-Kansas Gov. Graves endorses US Sen. Roberts
- Former Kansas Gov. Bill Graves has endorsed U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and is recording a statewide radio ad for the three-term Republican incumbent in his tough re-election race.
Roberts ad protests housing detainees in Kansas
- Sen. Pat Roberts is airing a television advertisement in his re-election campaign in which he vows to filibuster any federal effort to house terrorism detainees at Fort Leavenworth that are now being held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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