July 29, 2014

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.)

  • District: Senior Senator from Kansas
  • Residence: Dodge City
  • Born: April 20, 1936; Topeka, Kan.
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Franki Roberts; three children
  • Education: Kansas State U., B.A. 1958 (journalism)
  • Military Service: Marine Corps 1958-62
  • Political Highlights: U.S. House, 1981-97; U.S. Senate, 1997-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1996 (3rd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Commodities & Markets; Conservation, Forestry & Natural Resources; Livestock and Dairy - Ranking Member); Finance (Health Care - Ranking Member; International Trade, Customs & Global Competitiveness; Taxation & IRS Oversight); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Children & Families; Primary Health & Aging); Rules & Administration - Ranking Member; Select Ethics; Joint Library; Joint Printing
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State Information: Kansas

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2008 general (U.S. senator) Pat Roberts (R) 727,121 60.1%
Jim Slattery (D) 441,399 36.5%
Randall Hodgkinson (LIBERT) 25,727 2.1%
Joseph Martin (REF) 16,443 1.4%
2002 general (U.S. senator) Pat Roberts (R) 641,075 82.5%
Steven Rosile (LIBERT) 70,725 9.1%
George Cook (REF) 65,050 8.4%
1996 general (U.S. senator) Pat Roberts (R) 652,677 62%
Sally Thompson (D) 362,380 34.4%
Mark S. Marney (REF) 24,145 2.3%
Steven Rosile (LIBERT) 13,098 1.2%
1994 general (KS-01 representative) Pat Roberts (R) 169,531 77.4%
Terry L. Nichols (D) 49,477 22.6%
1992 general (KS-01 representative) Pat Roberts (R) 194,912 68.3%
Duane West (D) 83,620 29.3%
Steven A. Rosile (LIBERT) 6,765 2.4%
1990 general (KS-01 representative) Pat Roberts (R) 102,974 63%
Duane West (D) 61,396 37%
1988 general (KS-01 representative) Pat Roberts (R) 168,700 100%
1986 general (KS-01 representative) Pat Roberts (R) 141,297 77%
Dale Lyon (D) 43,359 23%
1984 general (KS-01 representative) Pat Roberts (R) 159,931 76%
Darrell T. Ringer (D) 49,015 23%
1982 general (KS-01 representative) Pat Roberts (R) 115,749 68%
Kent Roth (D) 51,079 30%
1980 general (KS-01 representative) Pat Roberts (R) 121,545 62%
Phil Martin (D) 73,686 38%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 41.65% John McCain: 56.61%
2012 : 37.99% : 59.71%
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% :