} border-bottom: 1px solid grey; He said endorsements from groups such as the National Rifle Association and National Right to Life spoke to his record. font-size: 12px; 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: 1em; } .votebox_bp_logo { .key_messages { font-size: 0.85em; Satellite spending, commonly referred to as outside spending, describes political spending not controlled by candidates or their campaigns; that is, any political expenditures made by groups or individuals that are not directly affiliated with a candidate. left: 0px; margin-bottom: 10px; [23], FiveThirtyEight's September 2018 elasticity score for states and congressional districts measured "how sensitive it is to changes in the national political environment." Heading into the election, Ballotpedia rated this race as safely Republican. } .inner_percentage.Libertarian { } Roberts is up by 3 points with 99 percent of precincts reporting. height: 22px; float: left; .cc_social_row { first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even numbered years background-color: #003388; } } background-color: green; font-weight: bold; The following candidates ran in the Republican primary for U.S. House Kansas District 2 on August 7, 2018. display: inline; margin-left: 2%; .outer_percentage { top: 2px; Shawnee Mission Post is a member of the Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. letter-spacing: .04em; As of the 2020 campaign, Watkins co-chaired Trump's Kansas re-election campaign. LaTurner received a bachelor's degree in political science from Pittsburg State University. display: inline-block; margin-right: 12px; display: inline-block; background-color: #db0000; } Voting info. .indicate_scroll { position: relative; @media only screen and (max-width: 600px) { Watkins graduated from West Point and served in the Army, qualifying to be an airborne ranger and deploying to Afghanistan. .cc_col { } Jacob LaTurner defeated incumbent Steve Watkins and Dennis Taylor in the Republican primary for Kansas' 2nd Congressional District on August 4, 2020. background: #4c4c4c; } background-color: #db0000; position: relative; width: 40%; He said he was the candidate who could win in November, citing the charges against Watkins, and said he had a record of defending conservative values. font-size: 12px; No Democrat has filed for the board seat, although Dave Colburn, a former Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 Board of Education member, announced a late write-in campaign on Thursday. KS political parties. Kansas held an election for five of 10 seats on the state board of education on November 3, 2020. border: 1px solid #999; } 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. } overflow-x: auto; vertical-align: top; } She supports public education and helping to educate low-income and at-risk students. }, Incumbents are bolded and underlined. They are also used to choose convention delegates and party leaders. It’s not about not wanting to go back to the classroom. We all have the same goal, but caution should be exercised. font-size: 12px; background-color: red; .percentage_number { } display: inline-block; This district's elasticity score was 0.96. .votebox_legend .non_result_row { font-weight: 200; .results_table_container { Complete list of Republican candidates running in 2020. font-style: italic; District Magistrate Judge - District 2, Position 1 (Retain Reiling?) font-size: 16px; Students want to return, and teachers as well. margin-top: 0px; jQuery(item).html("Scroll for more "); box-shadow: 0 2px 4px rgba(36,36,36,.03); Local school boards in Kansas … function indicateScroll (){ .results_row td:first-child { background-color: #6db24f; Gonzalez has represented District 2 since she was appointed to the board in 2015 then elected in 2016. Kansas State Board of Education State Board of Education District 6 incumbent, Republican Deena Horst has no primary challenger. State Board of Education District 10 2020 General Election Published Oct. 2, 2020 Updated Oct. 20, 2020 Candidate questionnaires The questions and responses below appear as they were submitted to an online survey. margin-bottom: -2px !important; padding:7px 8px 8px; margin: 0 auto; Click here to contact us for media inquiries, and please donate here to support our continued expansion. } } LaTurner criticized Watkins for the charges against him and for having lived in Alaska. .image-candidate-thumbnail-wrapper .image-candidate-thumbnail { max-height: 300px; text-align: left; margin-right: 30%; max-width: 75px; border-radius: 50%; .votebox_legend { Kansas' 2nd Congressional District election, 2020 (August 4 Republican primary), "Scandals" - LaTurner campaign ad, released July 21, 2020, LaTurner campaign ad, released June 24, 2020, LaTurner campaign ad, released July 8, 2020, "Pro Trump" - Watkins campaign ad, released June 17, 2020, "Bogus Charges" - Watkins campaign ad, released July 29, 2020, "LaTurner, DA criminals" - Watkins campaign ad, released July 17, 2020, "No LaTurner" - Watkins campaign ad, released July 8, 2020, Fighting for Kansas PAC ad, released July 18, 2020, May 2 (conducted entirely by mail; no in-person voting), Federal and state primary competitiveness, Ballotpedia's Election Analysis Hub, 2020, Kansas' 2nd Congressional District election, 2020 (August 4 Democratic primary), Kansas' 2nd Congressional District election, 2020, New York's 16th Congressional District election, 2020 (June 23 Democratic primary), South Dakota State Senate elections, 2020, Texas' 22nd Congressional District election, 2020 (March 3 Republican primary), Changes to election dates, procedures, and administration in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, 2020, Ballotpedia's Candidate Connection survey, "Bring Back Integrity" - LaTurner campaign ad, accessed July 29, 2020, The Cook Political Report's Partisan Voter Index, Kansas' 2nd Congressional District election, 2018, Kansas' 2nd Congressional District election, 2016, Kansas' 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014, United States House elections in Kansas, 2020 (August 4 Democratic primaries), United States House elections in Kansas, 2020 (August 4 Republican primaries), United States House Democratic Party primaries, 2020, United States House Republican Party primaries, 2020, United States House of Representatives elections, 2020, Ballot access for major and minor party candidates, Congressional incumbents not running for re-election, Cooperative of American Physicians IE Committee, https://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php?title=Kansas%27_2nd_Congressional_District_election,_2020_(August_4_Republican_primary)&oldid=8191049, Republican primary elections, U.S. House, 2020, Tracking election disputes, lawsuits, and recounts, Ballotpedia's Daily Presidential News Briefing, Submit a photo, survey, video, conversation, or bio. .inner_percentage.Republican { .race_header.republican { margin-bottom: 4px; vertical-align: top; } [12], On July 17, Watkins announced that he was temporarily resigning his House committee membership. } .cc_photo { .electionsectionheading { top: 0px; width: 97%; } width: 100%; Kansas State Board of Education Candidates Answer Questions on Science Ten of the 11 statewide candidates respond to KCFS questionnaire Over the past 10 years, science education issues have been points of contention among members of the Kansas State Board of Education. } That being said, returning must be well-planned and evidence-based. Based on the input we received, we developed three-item questionnaire for Republican candidates running for the Kansas State Board of Education. line-height: 1.5em; border-left: 1px solid #ddd; } There were no incumbents in this race. overflow-y: auto; indicateScroll(); Read more here. setTimeout(function() { defer() }, 500); .cc_bio { .image-candidate-thumbnail-wrapper { .inner_percentage.Green { Click here for more on candidates' backgrounds and key messages. margin-bottom: 24px; } Gov. padding-left: 0; .inner_percentage.CrossFiled { Paul Davis advanced from the Democratic primary for U.S. House Kansas District 2 on August 7, 2018. overflow: hidden; KS caucus and election races. The charges resulted from a December 2019 investigation over Watkins' use of a UPS store address in Topeka, Kansas, as his place of residence on a voter registration form. } } Source 1 Source 2. function defer() { overflow-y: hidden; } else { defer(); This section includes candidate profiles created in one of two ways. Kansas candidates for Governor, state reps and Congress (Senators / House of Representatives). That’s right—Clinton received 51.98% of the Clinton v. Trump total. } 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. .election_results_text { The 2nd Congressional District of Kansas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. margin-left: 30%; [1] Kansans for Life switched from endorsing both LaTurner and Watkins to just LaTurner. 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State Board of Education Office Endorsed Candidate District State Board of Education Benjamin Hodge 2 Title Search for: P.O. margin-bottom:16px; 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. .cc_header { .cc_header.Independent, .cc_header.Nonpartisan, .cc_header.Constitution, .cc_header.Other { top: -5px; color:white; background-color: green; font-weight: bold; } vertical-align: top; vertical-align: middle; letter-spacing: 0.03em; Sam Brownback (R) appointed LaTurner as Kansas treasurer in 2017, and LaTurner was elected to remain in office in 2018. width: 100% } } display: inline-block; 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. Point and served in the general election staff of editors, writers, and West a! 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