Jason Osterhaus beats Larry Winn. The biggest 2010 upset in Kansas.
The biggest November 2 upset in the state of Kansas, and in the Greater Kansas City area, was Jason Osterhaus’ 53% to 47% defeat of Larry Winn for the Johnson County Commission. The margin was 1400 votes. It wasn’t even close. There are seven county commissioners and six districts, with each district representing more voters than a Kansas Senate district. Larry Winn probably spent about $70,000 over the | Read More »
Kansas 3rd District Survey: Kevin Yoder 25%, Patricia Lightner 21%
This past weekend, my political action committee Kansans for Government Reform commissioned a survey in Johnson County and in the 4th Congressional District. Here are the results for four questions — 3rd District Republican primary, 4th District Republican primary, Sam Brownback’s approval rating, and the ideological breakdown of Republican primary voters. Note that for budgetary reasons we did not survey the entire 3rd District, but | Read More »
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, 4th district
, dave king
, jean schodorf
, jim anderson
, wink hartman
iCaucus admits defeat. Restores Kansas endorsement after protest.
After a week of protesting by iCaucus members in Kansas, iCaucus leaders have acknowledged they were incorrect to have withdrawn the endorsement of Patricia Lightner in Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District. I’ll copy their statement later on in this article. Let me be clear, that I have little doubt about these two things: iCaucus’ leaders were fully willing to hold Patricia Lightner in the 3rd District | Read More »