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United States House of Representatives elections in Kansas, 2006

 

United States House of Representatives elections in Kansas, 2006

The 2006 United States House of Representatives elections in Kansas were held on November 4, 2006 to determine who will represent the state of Kansas in the United States House of Representatives. Kansas has four seats in the House, apportioned according to the 2000 United States Census. Representatives are elected for two-year terms.

Contents

  • Overview 1
  • District 1 2
  • District 2 3
  • District 3 4
  • District 4 5
  • References 6

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in Kansas, 2006[1]
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Republican 267,244 55.96% 2 -1
Democratic 193,677 40.55% 2 +1
Reform 16,669 3.49% 0
Totals 477,590 100.00% 4

District 1

Incumbent Republican Jerry Moran defeated Democrat John Doll, a history professor. This district covers the western part of the state.

Kansas's 1st congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Moran (inc.) 156,728 78.61%
Democratic John Doll 39,781 19.95%
Reform Sylvester Cain 2,869 1.44%
Totals 199,378 100.00%
Republican hold

District 2

Incumbent Republican Jim Ryun lost re-election to Democrat Nancy Boyda, a chemist. The district covers the eastern part of the state.

Kansas's 2nd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nancy Boyda 114,139 50.60%
Republican Jim Ryun (inc.) 106,329 47.14%
Reform Roger D. Tucker 5,094 2.26%
Totals 225,562 100.00%
Democratic gain from Republican

District 3

Incumbent Democrat Dennis Moore defeated Republican Chuck Ahner, a businessman. The district covers the Metro Kansas City area.

Kansas's 3rd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dennis Moore (inc.) 153,105 64.61%
Republican Chuck Ahner 79,824 33.68%
Reform Robert A. Conroy 4,051 1.71%
Totals 236,980 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 4

Incumbent Republican Todd Tiahrt defeated Democrat Garth McGinn. This district covers the metro Wichita area.

Kansas's 1st congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Tiahrt (inc.) 116,386 63.53%
Democratic Garth J. McGinn 62,166 33.93%
Reform Joy R. Holt 4,655 2.54%
Totals 183,207 100.00%
Republican hold

References

  1. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2006/2006Stat.htm#16
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