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Elections 2020

State Facts

Capitol: Topeka
Nickname: Sunflower State
Bird: Western Meadowlark
Motto: To the stars through difficulties

Past Presidential Elections

2012

Barack Obama: 38.1%
Mitt Romney: 59.7%

2008

Barack Obama: 41.7%
John McCain: 56.6%

2004

John Kerry: 36.6%
George Bush: 62.0%

2000

Al Gore: 37.2%
Ralph Nader: 3.4%
George Bush: 58.0%

1996

Bill Clinton: 36.1%
Ross Perot: 8.6%
Bob Dole: 54.3%

1992

Bill Clinton: 33.7%
Ross Perot: 27.0%
George Bush: 38.9%

1988

Michael Dukakis: 42.6%
George Bush: 55.8%

Previous Election Results, other races

2014 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Paul Davis Democratic 66,357 100.0%

2014 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chad Taylor Democratic 35,067 53.3%
Patrick Wiesner Democratic 30,752 46.7%

2014 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Greg Orman Independent 368,372 42.5%
Randall Batson Libertarian 37,469 4.3%
Pat Roberts Republican 460,350 53.1%

2014 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Paul Davis Democratic 401,100 46.1%
Keen Umbehr Libertarian 35,206 4.0%
Sam Brownback Republican 433,196 49.8%

2014 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Pat Roberts Republican 127,089 48.1%
D.J. Smith Republican 15,288 5.8%
Milton Wolf Republican 107,799 40.8%
Alvin Zahnter Republican 14,164 5.4%

2014 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sam Brownback Republican 166,687 63.2%
Jennifer Winn Republican 96,907 36.8%

2010 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Holland Democratic 74,754 100.0%

2010 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Conroy Democratic 7,857 9.6%
David Haley Democratic 15,731 19.1%
Lisa Johnston Democratic 25,695 31.3%
Charles Schollenberger Democratic 19,426 23.6%
Patrick Wiesner Democratic 13,481 16.4%

2010 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Holland Democratic 270,166 32.2%
Andrew Gray Libertarian 22,460 2.7%
Sam Brownback Republican 530,760 63.3%

2010 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Lisa Johnston Democratic 220,971 26.4%
Michael Dann Libertarian 17,922 2.1%
Jerry Moran Republican 587,175 70.1%

2010 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sam Brownback Republican 263,920 82.2%
Joan Heffington Republican 57,160 17.8%

2010 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Little Republican 10,256 3.1%
Bob Londerholm Republican 8,278 2.5%
Jerry Moran Republican 163,483 49.7%
Todd Tiahrt Republican 146,702 44.6%

2008 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Lee Jones Democratic 30,699 31.1%
Jim Slattery Democratic 68,106 68.9%

2008 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Slattery Democratic 441,399 36.5%
Randall Hodgkinson Libertarian 25,727 2.1%
Pat Roberts Republican 727,121 60.1%

2008 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Pat Roberts Republican 214,911 100.0%

2006 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kathleen Sebelius Democratic 76,046 100.0%

2006 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kathleen Sebelius Democratic 491,993 57.9%
Jim Barnett Republican 343,586 40.4%

2006 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Barnett Republican 70,299 36.2%
Ken Canfield Republican 51,365 26.4%
Rex Crowell Republican 8,677 4.5%
Dennis Hawver Republican 6,661 3.4%
Robin Jennison Republican 42,678 22.0%
Timothy Pickell Republican 10,473 5.4%
Richard Rodewald Republican 4,142 2.1%

2004 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Conroy Democratic 61,052 55.9%
Lee Jones Democratic 48,133 44.1%

2004 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Lee Jones Democratic 310,337 27.5%
Sam Brownback Republican 780,863 69.2%

2004 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Samuel Brownback Republican 286,839 87.0%
Arch Naramore Republican 42,880 13.0%

2002 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kathleen Sebelius Democratic 441,858 52.9%
Tim Shallenburger Republican 376,830 45.1%

2002 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Steven Rosile Libertarian 70,725 9.1%
George Cook Reform 65,050 8.4%
Pat Roberts Republican 641,075 82.5%

2002 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dan Bloom Republican 7,769 2.6%
Dave Kerr Republican 87,494 29.5%
Bob Knight Republican 78,118 26.4%
Tim Shallenburger Republican 122,713 41.4%

2002 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Oyler Republican 45,638 16.3%
Pat Roberts Republican 234,779 83.7%

1998 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Fred Phelps Democratic 15,233 14.7%
Tom Sawyer Democratic 88,248 85.3%

1998 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Todd Covault Democratic 40,825 41.3%
Paul Feleciano Jr. Democratic 58,097 58.7%

1998 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Paul Feleciano Jr. Democratic 229,718 31.6%
Sam Brownback Republican 474,639 65.3%

1998 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Sawyer Democratic 168,243 22.7%
Bill Graves Republican 544,882 73.4%
Kirt Poovey Taxpayers 21,710 2.9%

1998 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Graves Republican 225,782 72.8%
David Miller Republican 84,368 27.2%

1996 Senate Special Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jill Docking Democratic 127,012 74.4%
Joan Finney Democratic 43,726 25.6%

1996 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jill Docking Democratic 461,344 21.8%
Sally Thompson Democratic 362,380 17.1%
Sam Brownback Republican 574,021 27.1%
Pat Roberts Republican 652,677 30.8%

1996 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Richard Cooley Republican 20,060 6.4%
Tom Little Republican 25,052 8.0%
Thomas Oyler Republican 23,266 7.4%
Pat Roberts Republican 245,411 78.2%

1996 Senate Special Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sam Brownback Republican 187,914 54.8%
Christina Campbell-Cli Republican 12,378 3.6%
Sheila Frahm Republican 142,487 41.6%