Archive for Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Primary election results

ELECTION 2012

ELECTION 2012

August 7, 2012

Tobias Schlingensiepen of Topeka edged out Bob Eye of Lawrence in a close three-way contest for the Democratic nomination for the 2nd District U.S. House seat. The winner will face Republican incumbent Lynn Jenkins in November.

In the GOP primary for 3rd Kansas Senate seat, Anthony Brown, currently a member of the Kansas House from Eudora, easily defeated former Leavenworth County Commissioner J.C. Tellefson. Brown will face incumbent Tom Holland of Baldwin City in November.

Republican TerriLois Gregory, who moved to Ottawa and filed for the 59th Kansas House seat, will not be returning to Topeka. She was soundly beaten in the GOP primary by Blaine Finch of Ottawa.

Democratic nomination for 2nd District U.S. House

Scott Barnhart, Ottawa, 7,566 26 percent

Boy Eye, Lawrence, 10,171 35 percent

Tobias Schlingensiepen, Topeka, 11,582 40 percent

Other races of local interest

Rebuplican nomination for 3rd District Kansas House (40 of 43 precincts reporting)

Anthony Brown, Eudora, 3,111 68 percent

J.C. Tellefson, Leavenworth, 1,434 32 percent

Both the Republican, Erica Anderson of Baldwin City, and Democrat, John Wilson of Lawrence, running in the 10th Kansas House District, which includes Baldwin City, are unopposed.

Republican nomination for 54th District Kansas House

Debra Childers, Auburn, 796 30 percent

Ken Corbet, Auburn, 1,355 51 percent

Dana Webber, Scranton, 526 20 percent

59th District Kansas House (Democrat)

Caleb Correll, Ottawa, 375 62 percent

Stanley Wiles, Ottawa, 251 38 percent

59th District Kansas House (Republican)

Blaine Finch, Ottawa, 2,325 60 percent

TerriLois Gregory, Ottawa, 1,549 40 percent

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