United States Senate election in Kansas, 2016

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United States Senate election in Kansas, 2016
Kansas
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Party Republican Democratic

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Incumbent U.S. Senator

Jerry Moran
Republican



The 2016 United States Senate election in Kansas will take place on November 8, 2016, to elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the State of Kansas, concurrently with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the United States Senate in other states and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. The primaries will be held on August 2.

Incumbent Republican Senator Jerry Moran is running for re-election to a second term in office.

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

Potential

Declined

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Jerry
Moran
Dennis
Pyle
Milton
Wolf
Undecided
Public Opinion Strategies* February 28-March 3, 2015 500 ± 4.38% 73% 9% 18%
70% 18% 12%
  • * Internal poll for Jerry Moran campaign

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

  • Patrick Wiesner, attorney and candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2010 and 2014[9]
  • Monique Singh-Bey, member of Universal African Peoples Organization[10]

Potential

Declined

Independent

Candidates

Potential

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[14] Safe R March 25, 2016
Daily Kos[15] Safe R April 4, 2016
Roll Call[16] Safe R April 4, 2016
Sabato's Crystal Ball[17] Safe R March 21, 2016

Polling

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Alexis Levinson (November 19, 2014). "Huelskamp Open to Moran Primary Challenge". Roll Call. Retrieved November 19, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Alexis Levinson (July 29, 2014). "In Kansas, Conservatives Suffer From Mississippi Hangover". Roll Call. Retrieved September 11, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 Cheney, Kyle (December 29, 2014). "16 in '16: The new battle for the Senate". Politico. Retrieved December 29, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Wingerter, Justin (November 3, 2015). "Prospective 2016 U.S. Senate contender Milton Wolf tries to terminate his campaign committee". The Topeka Capital-Journal. Retrieved November 11, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Kraske, Steve (February 19, 2016). "Milton Wolf hints, but won't commit, to another race this year for the U.S. Senate from Kansas". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved March 22, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. Clarkin, Mary (April 5, 2016). "Pompeo doesn't rule out a Senate race while criticizing Moran". Hays Daily News. Retrieved April 5, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. Alexis Levinson (January 8, 2015). "Congressman Says Wife Nixed Senate Run". Roll Call. Retrieved January 8, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. Clarkin, Mary (April 27, 2015). "Ex-Congressman Tiahrt bound for D.C. lobbying firm". The Hutchinson News. Retrieved May 30, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. Clarkin, Mary (February 4, 2016). "Democrat Patrick Wiesner files for Jerry Moran's Senate seat". The Hutchinson News. Retrieved February 5, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  10. Mason, Tori (December 1, 2015). "Topeka native announces candidacy for U.S. Senate". WIBW. Retrieved March 10, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Helling, Dave (November 12, 2015). "Kansas Democrats see an opening but fear they can't take advantage". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved March 22, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  12. Sullivan, Sean (April 11, 2014). "Why Kathleen Sebelius's political career is (probably) over". The Washington Post. Retrieved November 17, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  13. Kraske, Steve (January 20, 2015). "Kathleen Sebelius criticizes Gov. Sam Brownback's vision for Kansas". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved May 30, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  14. "2016 Senate Race Ratings for March 25, 2016". The Cook Political Report. Retrieved April 4, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  15. "Election Outlook: 2016 Race Ratings". Daily Kos. Retrieved April 4, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  16. "2016 Race Ratings". Roll Call. Retrieved April 4, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  17. "2016 Senate". Sabato's Crystal Ball. Retrieved April 4, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

Official campaign websites