Primary 2014: Your Wrap-Up

By: WIBW
By: WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Tuesday's primary elections provided no major upsets in the state of Kansas.

Incumbent U.S. Senator Pat Roberts defeated TEA Party backed challenger Milton Wolf.

Roberts immediately called for Republicans to unite, so they can fight President Barack Obama and other Democrats in Congress.

Shawnee County District Attorney Chad Taylor edged out Lawrence attorney Patrick Wiesner. Taylor will be seeking the seat held by Roberts.

Governor Sam Brownback won the Republican primary against businesswoman Jennifer Winn, gaining 67 percent of the vote compared to her 37 percent.

Brownback and Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer face Democrat house minority leader Paul Davis and running mate Jill Docking in the November elections.

Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins easily defeated a TEA Party challenger in the Republican primary in the 2nd district.

Jenkins defeated challenger Joshua Joel Tucker and will face Democrat and Lawrence attorney Margie Wakefield in the November election.

Carol Marple defeated Billy Rork in the Shawnee County Commission District One race. Marple awaits independent Shelly Buhler and Democrat, Topeka City Council member Chad Manspeaker this fall.

Ken Selzer of Leawood emerged from a field of five candidates in yesterday's primary to win the Republican nomination for Kansas Insurance Commissioner.

Selzer will face Democrat Dennis Anderson of Overland Park in November.

For a complete list of all election results, click here

Posted by Greg Palmer


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