Conservative Republican state Sen. Tim
Huelskamp has won the race to represent Kansas' 1st District in
Huelskamp entered Tuesday's election favored to win. He replaces
Republican Rep. Jerry Moran, who was elected to the U.S. Senate
seat held by Republican Sam Brownback. Brownback did not seek
re-election to the Senate and was elected governor.
Huelskamp was declared the winner over Democrat Alan Jilka, the
former mayor of Salina.
The 1st District covers 69 counties of western and central
Kansas. Huelskamp is a fiscal and social conservative who
campaigned on repealing the federal health care law and shrinking
the federal government.