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Gov. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.)

  • District: Senior Senator from Kansas
  • Residence: Topeka
  • Born: September 12, 1956; Garnett, Kan.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Mary Brownback; five children
  • Education: Kansas State U., B.S. 1979 (agricultural economics); U. of Kansas, J.D. 1982
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Kan. secretary of Agriculture, 1986-93; U.S. House, 1995-96; U.S. Senate, 1996-2011
  • Elected: Elected: 1996 (2nd full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Agriculture - Ranking Member; Defense; Homeland Security; Military Construction-VA; State-Foreign Operations; Transportation-HUD); Commerce, Science & Transportation (Aviation Operations, Safety & Security; Communications, Technology & the Internet; Competitiveness, Innovation & Export Promotion; Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine); Energy & Natural Resources (Energy; National Parks; Water & Power - Ranking Member); Special Aging; Joint Economic - Ranking Member
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State Information: Kansas

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Jerry Moran (R) 587,175 70.1%
Lisa Johnston (D) 220,971 26.4%
Michael Dann (LIBERT) 17,922 2.1%
Joe Bellis (D) 11,624 1.4%
2004 general Sam Brownback (R) 780,863 69.2%
Lee Jones (D) 310,337 27.5%
Steven Rosile (LIBERT) 21,842 1.9%
George Cook (REF) 15,980 1.4%
1998 general Sam Brownback (R) 474,639 65.3%
Paul Feleciano Jr. (D) 229,718 31.6%
Thomas L. "Tom" Oyler (LIBERT) 11,545 1.6%
Alvin Bauman (REF) 11,334 1.6%
1996 special Sam Brownback (R) 574,021 53.8%
Jill Docking (D) 461,344 43.4%
Donald R. Klaassen (REF) 29,351 2.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 41.65% John McCain: 56.61%
2004 John Kerry: 37% George W. Bush: 62%
2000 Al Gore: 37% George W. Bush: 58%
1996 Bill Clinton: 36% Robert Dole: 54%
1992 Bill Clinton: 34% George H. W. Bush: 39%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 43% George H. W. Bush: 56%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 33% :

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