Polls Open Until 7:00pm For August 5th Primary
KSCB News - August 5, 2014 10:21 am
Kansas voters will decide several races in Tuesday’s primary, choosing their candidates for a U.S. Senate seat and two U.S. House seats.
Polls opened at 7 a.m. across Kansas, and state election officials are reminding voters that they’ll need to show a valid photo ID in order to vote.
The marquee race involves incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts facing off against tea party challenger Milton Wolf. And for U.S. Congress, incumbent Mike Pompeo is being challenged by former U.S. Rep. Todd Tiahrt in the state’s 4th Congressional District, while 1st District incumbent Tim Huelskamp is being challenged by Alan LaPolice.
Statewide office primaries also include races for governor, insurance commissioner and secretary of state.
On a local level, the following offices will also be on the ballot for today’s Primary:
Kansas House of Representative 124th District
J. Stephen Alford, Ulysses, Republican
Kansas House of Representative 125th District
Shannon G. Francis, Liberal, Republican
Jim Rice, Liberal, Republican
State Board Of Education Member 5th District
Sally Cauble, Dodge City, Republican
Meg Wilson, Great Bend, Republican
District Court Judge 26th District, 1st Division
Bradley E. Ambrosier, Elkhart, Republican
District Court Judge 26th District, 3rd Division
Linda Gilmore, Hugoton, Republican
County Commission District 2
Ada Linenbroker, Liberal, Republican
Monalicia Arredondo, Liberal, Republican
Darrell K. Long, Liberal, Democratic
County Commission District 3
Randy Malin, Liberal, Republican
Gladis Gomez-Fornwalt, Liberal, Republican
County Commission District 4
Nathan McCaffrey, Liberal, Republican
Be sure to check www.kscbnews.net for complete results as the become available after the pols close.