KSNT, "LaTurner, Taylor, Watkins join KSNT’s Republican Congressional Debate," July 14, 2020; Dennis Taylor's 2020 campaign website, "Getting Back to Working and Spending," accessed July 16, 2020; Dennis Taylor's 2020 campaign website, "Meet Dennis Taylor," accessed July 16, 2020. .inner_percentage { } line-height: 1.5em; .votebox_bp_logo { Lynn Jenkins (R) defeated Margie Wakefield (D) in the general election. } font-weight: 200; width: 100%; .cc_row {} .cc_header.Green { Kansas utilizes a semi-closed primary process, in which previously unaffiliated voters can participate in the partisan primary of their choice (a voter who is already affiliated with a party can only vote in that party's primary).[15][16][17][18]. .race_header.republican { Two races were contested. border-radius: 50%; .mw-body #mw-content-text .votebox .race_header h3.votebox-header-office-name { } padding-left: 10px; It does not include information on fundraising before the current campaign cycle or on spending by satellite groups. .cc_header.Libertarian { In the 2nd State Board of Education District in 2016, Hillary Clinton defeated Trump 75,883–70,097. Incumbent Steve Roberts won the 2nd District State Board of Education race in Kansas on Tuesday. display: inline-block; float: left; border: 1px solid #999; See also: Kansas' 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014 The 2nd Congressional District of Kansas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. .results_table { The following figures were current as of August 3, 2020. .inner_percentage.Republican { letter-spacing: 0.03em; Mike Hayden's (R) chief of staff, and an advisor to the U.S. Agency for International Development. .cc_header { margin-bottom: .75em; } The KSBOE and public education leaders have taken the appropriate steps thus far, and I am confident this will continue. Watkins was first elected in 2018, defeating Paul Davis (D) by less than 1 percentage point. font-size: 0.9em; According to the Kansas Secretary of State’s Office, 36,345 advance ballots have been cast in person, as of 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1. } }; padding-bottom: 8px; top: -5px; max-width: 75px; display: inline-block; } display: block; .key_messages {} border-bottom-right-radius: 12px; color: white; After his military service, he spent a decade working in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Central Asia as an independent contractor. display: table; } LaTurner received 49% of the vote to Watkins' 34% and Taylor's 17%. That’s right—Clinton received 51.98% of the Clinton v. Trump total. ", LaTurner said his father taught him conservative values like faith and hard work. Incumbent Lynn Jenkins (R) defeated Britani Potter (D) and James Houston Bales (L) in the general election on November 8, 2016. if(document.getElementsByClassName("reference").length==0) if(document.getElementById('Footnotes')!==null) document.getElementById('Footnotes').parentNode.style.display = 'none'; Communications: Kristen Vonasek • Kayla Harris • Megan Brown • Mary Dunne • Sarah Groat • Heidi Jung background-color: #ccc; .key_messages { } } .cc_val {} color: #888; } .image-candidate-thumbnail-wrapper .image-candidate-thumbnail { font-weight: 100; top: -1px; He also emphasized his role as co-chairman of President Donald Trump's re-election campaign in Kansas. background-color: grey Kansas State Board of Education First District Skip navigation Sign in Search Loading... Close This video is unavailable. height: 100%; .votebox-results-cell--number { .results_row td:first-child { width: 37%; In District 2, Melanie Haas (D) and Benjamin Hodge (R) ran, and in District 8 incumbent Kathy Busch (R) and Betty Arnold (D) ran. indicateScroll(); letter-spacing: .04em; Lynn Jenkins (R) defeated Margie Wakefield Every Kansan wants students to return to their physical classrooms. background-color: green; if (window.jQuery) { color:white; }, Incumbents are bolded and underlined. State Office Democratic Candidate Incumbent Kansas Senate, District 2 Marci Francisco Marci Francisco Kansas Senate, District 3 Tom Holland Tom Holland Kansas Senate, District 19 Anthony Hensley Anthony Hensley height: 56px; .inner_percentage, .inner_percentage.Nonpartisan, .inner_percentage.Independent, .inner_percentage.Constitution, .inner_percentage.unknown { District Magistrate Judge - District 2, Position 1 (Retain Reiling?) width: 90%; } .race_header.green { They are collecting input from infectious disease experts, the Health Department, administrators, staff, and teachers, as well as from employers and parents. .cc_bio .cc_val p:nth-of-type(1) { TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas State Board of Education voted 5-5 rejecting the governor’s order to delay the start of school until after Labor Day. font-size: 12px; Watkins graduated from West Point and served in the Army, qualifying to be an airborne ranger and deploying to Afghanistan. display: inline; } background-color: grey; .percentage_number { } .cc_photo { vertical-align: top; } Kansas State Department Board of Education (KSDE) is Kansas's Board of Education, headquartered in Topeka. font-weight: bold; overflow-y: scroll; Republican State Board of Education candidates on the issues: Reopening Kansas schools during the COVID-19 pandemic Staff Report Jul 13, 2020 - 2020 Elections Last month, we asked our readers what issues they wanted to hear the candidates running for office address ahead of this summer’s primary elections. This includes spending by political party committees, super PACs, trade associations, and 501(c)(4) nonprofit groups.[7][8][9]. } border-bottom-left-radius: 12px; © Post Publishing Inc 2010-2020 .results_row td { [11][12], Watkins denied wrongdoing during a Republican primary debate on July 14: "I haven't done anything wrong, as soon as I realized that I put my mailing address instead of my physical address, we fixed it." padding:7px 8px 8px; max-width: 600px; font-style: italic; padding-bottom: 3px; Shawnee Mission Post is a member of the Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. If you are aware of spending that should be included, please email us. font-weight: 300; (D) ran. background: #4c4c4c; This section contains campaign finance figures from the Federal Election Commission covering all candidate fundraising and spending in this election. That led to a job running the southeast Kansas district office in Pittsburg for Republican Rep. Lynn Jenkins, who was state treasurer before holding the 2nd District seat for a decade. This made Kansas' 2nd Congressional District the 134th most Republican nationally. margin-left: 2%; Kansas State Board of Education State Board of Education District 6 incumbent, Republican Deena Horst has no primary challenger. display: block; position: relative; } Paul Davis advanced from the Democratic primary for U.S. House Kansas District 2 on August 7, 2018. font-size: 12px; padding-left: 0; margin-bottom: 0px; overflow-y: scroll; background-color: #f9d334; Ballotpedia features 318,790 encyclopedic articles written and curated by our professional staff of editors, writers, and researchers. Responses are from the candidates and have not been edited. } } margin-top: 1em; display: block; function indicateScroll (){ } .cc_footnotes, .cc_candidate_submitted { margin-right: 30%; Last month, we asked our readers what issues they wanted to hear the candidates running for office address ahead of this summer’s primary elections. .mw-body #mw-content-text .votebox .race_header h5.votebox-header-election-type { Ads released by campaigns and, if applicable, satellite groups are embedded or linked below. There were no incumbents in this race. background-color: #003388; } background-color: #dac113; background-color: #6db24f; } He said he would "protect the sanctity of life, defend the Second Amendment, support the Trump agenda, and fight for people like my dad. Watkins said the charges against him were hyperpolitical and that polls showing him in the lead caused "desperation and endless investigations, just like [for] Donald Trump. She supports public education and helping to educate low-income and at-risk students. } border-radius: 5px 5px 0px 0px; We all have the same goal, but caution should be exercised. position: relative; margin-left: 1%; … padding-left: 16px; margin: 0; I have a great deal of confidence in Dr. Lee Norman (the Kansas Secretary of Health & Environment) and know he will be integrally involved in how the Board and our schools move forward. Source. font-weight: bold; margin: 0px 10px; } Why? color: #888; } font-size: 16px; background-color: #f9d334; overflow-y: auto; According to local news 13 WIBW, the charges also included an allegation that Watkins gave false information to a Shawnee County detective in February 2020 to "influence, impede or obstruct such officer’s" investigation. margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 4px; }, Party: width: 19%; Two members are .inner_percentage.Democratic { margin-bottom: 10px; .race_header.democratic { height: 50px; Students want to return, and teachers as well. .cc_social_row { width: 100% !important; } Watkins said he was cooperating with the district attorney. }); max-height: 385px; They are also used to choose convention delegates and party leaders. We have learned a lot, part of which was a reminder that public education is important not only for the delivery of content but also for the socialization skills learned when students are present together in a learning environment. KS political parties. * According to the FEC, "Receipts are anything of value (money, goods, services or property) received by a political committee." LaTurner received a bachelor's degree in political science from Pittsburg State University. .race_footer { width: 100%; Primaries are state-level and local-level elections that take place prior to a general election. Today we’re publishing the candidates’ responses to item one: The State Board of Education will play a key role in determining when and how Kansas schools reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. House Republicans require any member charged with a felony carrying a sentence of two or more years to resign committee membership pending the charges.[13][14]. As of the 2020 campaign, Watkins co-chaired Trump's Kansas re-election campaign. display: inline-block; text-align: center; Kansas held an election for five of 10 seats on the state board of education on November 3, 2020. endorsed LaTurner following the charges. height: 22px; } Political party events in Kansas were modified as follows: For a full timeline about election modifications made in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, click here. Of the two candidates vying to win the Kansas Board of Education’s Kansas City-area seat, one has campaigned by hosting online discussions, while the other isn’t campaigning publicly at all. margin-right: 12px; The district encompasses less than a quarter of the state. State Board of Education Office Endorsed Candidate District State Board of Education Benjamin Hodge 2 Title Search for: P.O. display: inline-block; text-align: center; KS caucus and election races. .cc_candidate_submitted { left: 0px; color: #6db24f; The Kansas State Board of Education consists of 10 elected members, each representing a district comprised of four contiguous senatorial districts. padding-bottom: 7px; The numbers in this section are automatically updated as candidates file new campaign finance reports. } Each race rating indicates if one party is perceived to have an advantage in the race and, if so, the degree of advantage: Race ratings are informed by a number of factors, including polling, candidate quality, and election result history in the race's district or state. max-height: 580px; .cc_bio { position: absolute; background-color: #6db24f; overflow-x: auto; width: 100%; max-height: 300px; The chart below contains data from financial reports submitted to the Federal Election Commission. 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And two: Who can take on the Democrat the best in the fall? } float: left; background-color: #db0000; setTimeout(function() { defer() }, 500); color: black; } He worked for the short-line rail company Watco. } position: relative; Candidate, Kansas State Board of Education, District 8, 2012, 2016, 2020 Caucuses/Former Committees keyboard_arrow_down No caucus information on file. font-weight: bold; background-color: red; One member is elected from each of the district's five areas: East, North, Northwest, South, and West. padding: 10px; .results_text { ** According to the FEC, a disbursement "is a purchase, payment, distribution, loan, advance, deposit or gift of money or anything of value to influence a federal election," plus other kinds of payments not made to influence a federal election. margin-left: 1%; first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even numbered years font-size: 1.25em; font-style: italic; } overflow-y: hidden; He said he would prioritize a jobs program focused on COVID-19 relief efforts. If I, or a number of other teachers get sick, students won’t have teachers or substitutes and we are back to square one with empty classrooms. .cc_key { Complete list of Republican candidates running in 2020. Kansas State Board of Education, District 2 District 2 is home to over 300,000 Kansans living across numerous municipalities mostly in northeast, northwest and central Johnson County. Tomorrow we’ll publish the candidates’ responses to item two: Do you believe Kansas’s K-12 public school system is over-funded or under-funded? } This page focuses on Kansas' 2nd Congressional District Republican primary. display: inline; .outer_percentage { } If a student is sick, they infect others, and their parents, and others in the school. Source: Federal Elections Commission, "Campaign finance data," . display: block; I am proud of my colleagues and their efforts and flexibility during this unprecedented situation. } } Taylor pledged to serve no more than two terms and to donate 50% of his congressional salary to nonprofits working on COVID-19 relief efforts. .mw-content-ltr td.votebox-results-cell--text, Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kans.) .cc_office .cc_val p:nth-of-type(1) { .cc_photo { If you are aware of advertisements that should be included, please email us. Sam Brownback (R) appointed LaTurner as Kansas treasurer in 2017, and LaTurner was elected to remain in office in 2018. font-style: italic; background-color: #003388; margin-bottom:16px; margin-right: 10px; Taylor received business and law degrees from Drake University, a master’s degree in public administration from Kansas University, and a law degree from the University of Missouri - Kansas City. padding-bottom: 0px; } margin-bottom: 24px; That being said, returning must be well-planned and evidence-based. 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