2018 House Race: Kansas District: KS-02 ( Paul Davis v Steve Watkins )

CURRENT STATUS: Complete

Race Status

RESULT: Steve Watkins (Rep)


Strong Rep
INCUMBENT PARTY: Rep last updated: 10-15-2018
Key Dates
Filing Deadline: 06/01/2018
Primaries: 08/07/2018
General Election: 11/06/2018

Race Status History
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Democratic Candidate

Dem Candidate

Paul Davis
BALLOTPEDIA Profile



Rep Candidate

Republican Candidate
Steve Watkins
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

REGISTERED CANDIDATES
Matt Bevens
Vernon Fields
Stephen Fitzgerald
Kevin Jones
Caryn Tyson


Pundit Opinions

RESULT
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Current House Scoreboard
Bottom Line

Every race in Kansas got a bit tougher for the GOP in the wake of the excruciatingly close primary in the Governor’s race. Most analysts believe that having Secretary of State Kris Kobach at the top of the ticket could have a trickle down impact on competitive races like this.

2018 District KS-02 Data Card
KS-02 Demographics
Demographic District State Nation
Gender 50% Female 49.8% Male
50.2% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity 83% White
6% Hispanic
5% African American
76.3% White/Caucasian
10.3% White/Hispanic
6.2% Black/African American
61% White
18% Hispanic
12% Black
5% Asian
2% Two or More
1% Native
Language Other than Eng at Home 5.7% 11.3% 21.1%
High School Grad Rate 92.2% 90.6% 87.5%
College Grad Rate 29.2% 32.9% 31.3%
Per Capita Income $26,783 $28,950 $31,128
Median Age 37.5 36.5 37.9
Population 716,597 2907289 325.7 mil
Square Miles 14,143.30 81758.2 3,796,742
Population per SqMi 150.70 135.6 185.8
People per Household 2.5 2.6 2.7
Foreign Born 3.1% 7.1% 13.5%
Veteran 9.2% 8.1% 7.4%
Geographic Mobility 17.0% 16.6% 14.6%
Note: All area related stats do NOT include bodies of water.

Data Credits
District/State/National: www.censusreporter.org
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile
KS-02 Voting History
Presidential Voting Percentages
Year Clinton Trump Margin
2016 37.4 55.8 -18.4
Year Obama Romney Margin
2012 42.2 55.4 -13.2
Year Obama McCain Margin
2008 45.3 52.8 -7.5

House Voting Percentages
Year DEM REP Margin
2016 32.6 60.9 -28.3
2014 38.6 57.0 -18.4
2012 40.7 59.3 -18.6

Show National Voting Statistics

National Presidential Voting Percentages
Year Clinton Trump Margin
2016 48.4 46.3 +2.1
Year Obama Romney Margin
2012 51.1 47.3 +3.8
Year Obama McCain Margin
2008 53 45.7 +7.3

National House Voting Percentages
Year DEM REP Margin
2016 48 49.1 -1.1
2014 45.7 51.4 -5.7
2012 50.6 49.4 +1.2
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