Brownback reelected as governor
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback was reelected Tuesday night after Democratic challenger Paul Davis conceded the race at 11:12 p.m. Keen Umbehr, a Libertarian who also ran, never reached 10 percent of the vote.
Davis held an early lead in the race, but that lead slipped away as the night went on. Brownback’s main campaign theme was economy and taxes.
Pat Roberts wins Senate seat after Snyder endorsement
Republican Sen. Pat Roberts won the Kansas spot in the U.S. Senate in the late hours of Tuesday night. Roberts beat competitors Independent Greg Orman and Libertarian Randall Batson.
Roberts made headlines across Kansas last week after K-State football coach Bill Snyder was quoted in a political endorsement on his behalf. Roberts won with approximately 52 percent of the vote with 93 percent of precincts reporting in, according to the Associated Press.
Huelskamp wins 2nd District seat in House of Representatives
Republican Rep. Tim Huelskamp has won the 1st District seat for the U.S. House of Representatives. The Republican’s primary campaign theme was domestic energy production.
Huelskamp was first elected in 2010, and is from Fowler, Kansas according to his profile on the U.S. House of Representatives website. Huelskamp won against Democratic challenger James Sherow.