Kansas Senate Candidates for Senate
Kansas Candidates for Senate

State Primary: August 5, 2014

Kansas Senate Candidates Election Race for US Senate 2014

Election Race for Kansas U.S. Senator:

Pat Roberts (R)
Milton Wolf (R) - Tea Party Activist
Chad Taylor (D)
Aaron Estabrook (Moderate)
Scott Barnhart (Independent)

Kansas Candidates for US Congress Republican and Democrat :

Kansas Congress Candidates
Kansas Congressional Candidates Republican and Democrat

District 1:
Tim Huelskamp (R)
Alan LaPolice (R)
Kent Roth (R)
Jim Sherow (D)
Bryan Whitney (D)

District 2:
Lynn Jenkins (R)
Margie Wakefield (D)
Chris Clemmons (Libertarian)

District 3:
Kevin Yoder (R)
Kelly Kultala (D)
Reggie Marselus (D)

District 4:
Mike Pompeo (R)


History of Kansas. Information that every Kansas Senator Candidate and candidate for Congress Should Know

Five young women - Gabrielle Bradbury, Elizabeth Cambers, Sabrina Coons, Megan Stewart, and Janice Underwood of Uniontown High School, Uniontown, Kansas, made an incredible discovery in their History Day class during the 2000-2001 year. This discovery would change their lives and that of a very special woman.

They discovered a magazine clipping with the headline, "Irena Sendler saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942-43." Their teacher, Milken educator Norman Conard, wondered if there was some mistake. He was unfamiliar with this woman's story. Conard, whose classroom motto is "he who changes one person, changes the world entire," encouraged the girls to pursue the topic searching for primary and secondary sources.

The students learned that Irena Sendler had been a non-Jewish social worker and was head of the children's section in the Polish underground movement known as Zegot during World War II. As a social worker, Sendler had access to the Warsaw Ghetto. Sendler risked her life to save the lives of thousands of Jewish children by coaxing Jewish parents and grandparents to relinquish their children to her. She knew that the Jewish children would, most likely, die in the Ghetto or in the death camps. She established a plan to smuggle the children past Nazi guards by putting them in body bags, saying they were dead or had typhus. Once outside the Ghetto, she found Polish families to adopt them.

Between 1942 and 1943, Sendler was able to rescue 2,500 children. She saved a list of the children's real names, stored them in jars for safe keeping, and buried the jars under a tree in her garden. She knew one day she would be able to dig up the jars and identify the children.

On October 20, 1943, Sendler was captured by the Nazi's and beated severely. The Polish underground eventually was able to bribe a guard for her release, and she went into hiding.

Kansas Senate Candidates 2014

Elections for the United States Senate will be held on November 4, 2014, with 33 of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested in regular elections whose winners will serve six-year terms from January 3, 2015, until January 3, 2021. Additionally, special elections may be held to fill vacancies that occur during the 113th United States Congress.

The elections to the House of Representatives, elections for governors in states and territories, and many state and local elections will also be held on this date. The 2014 Senate elections will mark 100 years of direct elections of senators.

US Senator Pat Roberts, who chose to join Sam Brownback in cheerleading in 2009 for Kathleen Sebelius to run our national healthcare, is currently running for re-election.

I think Roberts is very vulnerable to a primary challenger, especially if it’s one of two men:  First District Congressman Tim Huelskamp or Secretary of State Kris Kobach.

Recently, the PAC I chair performed a poll the Kansas City area, and I added a question about Pat Roberts’ re-election.  Next week, I’ll publish the results here at RedState.