position: relative; } color: white; top: 2px; Board members serve four-year terms with an overlapping schedule. }, Party: background-color: #003388; if(scrollHeight > 580 ) { In District 2, Melanie Haas (D) and Benjamin Hodge (R) ran, and in District 8 incumbent Kathy Busch (R) and Betty Arnold (D) ran. padding-bottom: 7px; The numbers in this section are automatically updated as candidates file new campaign finance reports. Paul Davis advanced from the Democratic primary for U.S. House Kansas District 2 on August 7, 2018. height: 100%; He was a research attorney for two Kansas Supreme Court justices and served as secretary of the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, secretary of Administration, Gov. .results_row td:first-child { .electionsectionheading { .cc_container { margin-bottom: .75em; } } This district's elasticity score was 0.96. Get the scoop on all the candidates in the 2020 Kansas General Elections. background-color: grey; That's evident through the fact that I'm supported by the NRA, National Right to Life, Kansans for Life, the Guardian Fund, and NFIB, and more importantly, the people." jQuery(item).html("Scroll for more "); display: block; display: block; KSNT, "LaTurner, Taylor, Watkins join KSNT’s Republican Congressional Debate," July 14, 2020; YouTube, "Steve Watkins TV Ad #2 - 2020 KS 2nd District Congress GOP Primary - July 8, 2020 - 'No LaTurner,'" July 8, 2020; YouTube, "Steve Watkins TV Ad #1 2020 Kansas 2nd District Congress GOP Primary - June 17, 2020 - Pro Trump," June 17, 2020; Steve Watkins' 2020 campaign website, "Meet Steve," accessed July 16, 2020. As of the 2020 campaign, Watkins co-chaired Trump's Kansas re-election campaign. } } That led to a job running the southeast Kansas district office in Pittsburg for Republican Rep. Lynn Jenkins, who was state treasurer before holding the 2nd District seat for a decade. Ads released by campaigns and, if applicable, satellite groups are embedded or linked below. } font-size: 20px; We have learned a lot, part of which was a reminder that public education is important not only for the delivery of content but also for the socialization skills learned when students are present together in a learning environment. margin-bottom: 10px; State Board of Education Office Endorsed Candidate District State Board of Education Benjamin Hodge 2 Title Search for: P.O. Website by by Web Publisher PRO, Republican State Board of Education candidates on the issues: Reopening Kansas schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, three-item questionnaire for Republican candidates running for the Kansas State Board of Education, Democrat Featherston wins OP statehouse race, GOP opponent Young won’t seek recount, Roeland Park, Leawood residents approve sales tax increases, JoCo will count more than 11,000 provisional ballots in final election tally, Both parties take stock after Election Night in JoCo yields mixed results, Democrat Featherston leads by 1 vote in KS House District 16 race heading into final canvass. .votebox_legend { text-align: left; The KSBOE and public education leaders have taken the appropriate steps thus far, and I am confident this will continue. .cc_social_row { The following candidates ran in the Republican primary for U.S. House Kansas District 2 on August 7, 2018. .inner_percentage { TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas State Board of Education voted 5-5 rejecting the governor’s order to delay the start of school until after Labor Day. .votebox { position: relative; } Taylor was Kansas secretary of labor and served on the Shawnee County Commission. color: white; border-radius: 50%; color: black; They are collecting input from infectious disease experts, the Health Department, administrators, staff, and teachers, as well as from employers and parents. background-color: grey Watch Queue Queue Watch … What’s your view on how to balance efforts to stem the spread of the virus with the need for children to be back in their school buildings? if (window.jQuery) { vertical-align: middle; left: 0; .cc_office { background-color: #ccc; I should mention that a number of these experts worked in a non-compensated manner for Kansas Students. .cc_key { margin-bottom:16px; For more in-depth information on the district's Democratic primary and the general election, see the following pages: Ballotpedia provided comprehensive coverage of how election dates and procedures changed in 2020. .cc_header.Independent, .cc_header.Nonpartisan, .cc_header.Constitution, .cc_header.Other { .indicate_scroll { } Our comment section is reserved for subscribers. House Republicans require any member charged with a felony carrying a sentence of two or more years to resign committee membership pending the charges.[13][14]. .results_row.winner { [10], On July 14, 2020, Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay announced that he had filed four counts—three felonies and one misdemeanor—against Watkins for fraudulent voting in a 2019 Topeka City Council election. display: inline-block; width: 100% width: 350px; background-color: #f9d334; Candidate Fees When filing petition forms and filing fees, an additional fee is assessed on candidates to … If you are aware of advertisements that should be included, please email us. vertical-align: top; background-color: #db0000; font-style: italic; padding:7px 8px 8px; max-height: 300px; } Source: Federal Elections Commission, "Campaign finance data," . If I, or a number of other teachers get sick, students won’t have teachers or substitutes and we are back to square one with empty classrooms. Ballotpedia provides race ratings from three outlets: The Cook Political Report, Inside Elections, and Sabato's Crystal Ball. color:white; width: 97%; The chart below contains data from financial reports submitted to the Federal Election Commission. .race_header.republican { Watkins criticized LaTurner for running for three political offices recently and said LaTurner supported allowing the government to seize land, voted for a tax increase, and raised fees. margin: 0; box-shadow: 0 2px 4px rgba(36,36,36,.03); } } .inner_percentage.CrossFiled { margin-bottom: -2px !important; Candidates for Congress are required to file financial reports on a quarterly basis, as well as two weeks before any primary, runoff, or general election in which they will be on the ballot and upon the termination of any campaign committees. Mike Hayden's (R) chief of staff, and an advisor to the U.S. Agency for International Development. This means that for every 1 point the national political mood moved toward a party, the district was expected to move 0.96 points toward that party.[24]. Satellite spending, commonly referred to as outside spending, describes political spending not controlled by candidates or their campaigns; that is, any political expenditures made by groups or individuals that are not directly affiliated with a candidate. color: #888; Kansas State Board of Education, District 2 District 2 is home to over 300,000 Kansans living across numerous municipalities mostly in northeast, northwest and central Johnson County. That’s right—Clinton received 51.98% of the Clinton v. Trump total. Source. } } LaTurner received 49% of the vote to Watkins' 34% and Taylor's 17%. } margin-bottom: 10px; font-weight: bold; That being said, returning must be well-planned and evidence-based. margin: 8px auto; .inner_percentage.Democratic { } border-radius: 5px 5px 5px 5px; } .mw-body #mw-content-text .votebox .race_header h5.votebox-header-election-type { } font-weight: bold; .cc_bio { .cc_header.Green { .key_messages {} They are also used to choose convention delegates and party leaders. Ann Mah, State Board of Education District 4: Mah, of Topeka, is seeking her second term on the Kansas State Board of Education, which she was first elected to in 2016. display: inline-block; The charges resulted from a December 2019 investigation over Watkins' use of a UPS store address in Topeka, Kansas, as his place of residence on a voter registration form. } width: 100% !important; margin-left: 1%; display: inline; } Watkins was first elected in 2018, defeating Paul Davis (D) by less than 1 percentage point. [12], On July 17, Watkins announced that he was temporarily resigning his House committee membership. border-radius: 5px 5px 0px 0px; A primary election is an election in which registered voters select a candidate that they believe should be a political party's candidate for elected office to run in the general election. 25-1903(a)). margin: 0px 10px; padding-left: 8px; overflow-y: scroll; In the 2nd State Board of Education District in 2016, Hillary Clinton defeated Trump 75,883–70,097. I miss interacting on campus with my students and look forward to life returning to normal. .outer_percentage { Incumbent Steve Roberts won the 2nd District State Board of Education race in Kansas on Tuesday. The ten members of the Board of Education are each elected to four-year terms. text-align: center; letter-spacing: 0.03em; Why? } Students want to return, and teachers as well. defer(); This section includes candidate profiles created in one of two ways. width: 50px; font-size: 16px; .inner_percentage.Republican { At the time of his 2020 campaign, Taylor owned a business and taught business law. font-size: 1.25em; .image-candidate-thumbnail-wrapper { } .cc_bio .cc_val p:nth-of-type(1) { } width: 100%; No Democrat has filed for the board seat, although Dave Colburn, a former Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 Board of Education member, announced a late write-in campaign on Thursday. After his military service, he spent a decade working in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Central Asia as an independent contractor. Shawnee Mission Post is a member of the Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. And two: Who can take on the Democrat the best in the fall? padding: 10px; padding-left: 0; width: 50%; .cc_header.Democratic { margin-top: 0px; Last month, we asked our readers what issues they wanted to hear the candidates running for office address ahead of this summer’s primary elections. } ", Sources: He also emphasized that he was co-chairing Trump's Kansas re-election campaign. Jacob LaTurner defeated incumbent Steve Watkins and Dennis Taylor in the Republican primary for Kansas' 2nd Congressional District on August 4, 2020. height: 22px; Complete list of Republican candidates running in 2020. Candidate, Kansas State Board of Education, District 8, 2012, 2016, 2020 Caucuses/Former Committees keyboard_arrow_down No caucus information on file. display: inline-block; .mw-body #mw-content-text .votebox .race_header h3.votebox-header-office-name { } All candidates involved in those selected races were invited to participate. font-size: 12px; color: #fff; BACKGROUND - State Representative, District 49 (parts of Overland Park and Olathe) - Johnson County Community College, Elected Trustee - Chairman, County Government Special Committee on Property Rights - Board Member .non_result_row { Roberts is up by 3 points with 99 percent of precincts reporting. } height: 56px; color: white; Gonzalez has represented District 2 since she was appointed to the board in 2015 then elected in 2016. [23], FiveThirtyEight's September 2018 elasticity score for states and congressional districts measured "how sensitive it is to changes in the national political environment." As of his 2020 campaign, LaTurner was the youngest statewide elected official in the U.S. LaTurner said he hoped voters asked themselves two questions: "Number one: Who is it that can best represent your values and best get something done on your behalf in Washington, D.C.? LaTurner received a bachelor's degree in political science from Pittsburg State University. width: 37%; first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even numbered years font-weight: 100; .cc_header.Libertarian { Click here to contact us for media inquiries, and please donate here to support our continued expansion. 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I have a great deal of confidence in Dr. Lee Norman (the Kansas Secretary of Health & Environment) and know he will be integrally involved in how the Board and our schools move forward. endorsed LaTurner following the charges. It does not include information on fundraising before the current campaign cycle or on spending by satellite groups. padding-left: 0; background-color: #003388; According to the Kansas Secretary of State’s Office, 36,345 advance ballots have been cast in person, as of 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1. } color: #6db24f; He worked for the short-line rail company Watco. color: #0645ad; .cc_col { I am proud of my colleagues and their efforts and flexibility during this unprecedented situation. .image-candidate-thumbnail-wrapper .image-candidate-thumbnail { }; } State Board of Education District 10 2020 General Election Published Oct. 2, 2020 Updated Oct. 20, 2020 Candidate questionnaires The questions and responses below appear as they were submitted to an online survey. padding-top: 3px; background-color: #003388; See also: Kansas' 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014 The 2nd Congressional District of Kansas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. background-color: #f4f4f4; Kansas' 2nd Congressional District election, 2020 (August 4 Republican primary), "Scandals" - LaTurner campaign ad, released July 21, 2020, LaTurner campaign ad, released June 24, 2020, LaTurner campaign ad, released July 8, 2020, "Pro Trump" - Watkins campaign ad, released June 17, 2020, "Bogus Charges" - Watkins campaign ad, released July 29, 2020, "LaTurner, DA criminals" - Watkins campaign ad, released July 17, 2020, "No LaTurner" - Watkins campaign ad, released July 8, 2020, Fighting for Kansas PAC ad, released July 18, 2020, May 2 (conducted entirely by mail; no in-person voting), Federal and state primary competitiveness, Ballotpedia's Election Analysis Hub, 2020, Kansas' 2nd Congressional District election, 2020 (August 4 Democratic primary), Kansas' 2nd Congressional District election, 2020, New York's 16th Congressional District election, 2020 (June 23 Democratic primary), South Dakota State Senate elections, 2020, Texas' 22nd Congressional District election, 2020 (March 3 Republican primary), Changes to election dates, procedures, and administration in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, 2020, Ballotpedia's Candidate Connection survey, "Bring Back Integrity" - LaTurner campaign ad, accessed July 29, 2020, The Cook Political Report's Partisan Voter Index, Kansas' 2nd Congressional District election, 2018, Kansas' 2nd Congressional District election, 2016, Kansas' 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014, United States House elections in Kansas, 2020 (August 4 Democratic primaries), United States House elections in Kansas, 2020 (August 4 Republican primaries), United States House Democratic Party primaries, 2020, United States House Republican Party primaries, 2020, United States House of Representatives elections, 2020, Ballot access for major and minor party candidates, Congressional incumbents not running for re-election, Cooperative of American Physicians IE Committee, https://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php?title=Kansas%27_2nd_Congressional_District_election,_2020_(August_4_Republican_primary)&oldid=8191049, Republican primary elections, U.S. House, 2020, Tracking election disputes, lawsuits, and recounts, Ballotpedia's Daily Presidential News Briefing, Submit a photo, survey, video, conversation, or bio. ", LaTurner said his father taught him conservative values like faith and hard work. } .percentage_number { vertical-align: top; .results_table_container { He said he would "protect the sanctity of life, defend the Second Amendment, support the Trump agenda, and fight for people like my dad. This section shows advertisements released in this race. KS caucus and election races. Read more here. } } position: relative; Heading into the election, Ballotpedia rated this race as safely Republican. Kansas utilizes a semi-closed primary process, in which previously unaffiliated voters can participate in the partisan primary of their choice (a voter who is already affiliated with a party can only vote in that party's primary).[15][16][17][18]. .votebox-results-cell--number { font-weight: 200; } letter-spacing: 0.03em; Primaries are state-level and local-level elections that take place prior to a general election. padding-bottom: 8px; .election_results_text { .cc_row {} The board of education serves as the district's governing body in accordance with state and federal law. .cc_office .cc_val p:nth-of-type(1) { .race_header, .results_text, .results_table_container, .votebox_legend { overflow: hidden; .votebox_bp_logo { } Melanie Haas for Kansas Board of Education - Home | Facebook Lynn Jenkins (R) defeated Margie Wakefield [11][12], Watkins denied wrongdoing during a Republican primary debate on July 14: "I haven't done anything wrong, as soon as I realized that I put my mailing address instead of my physical address, we fixed it." (D) ran. background-color: #6db24f; Watkins said the charges against him were hyperpolitical and that polls showing him in the lead caused "desperation and endless investigations, just like [for] Donald Trump. font-style: italic; background-color: green; } .votebox-results-cell--check { It’s not about not wanting to go back to the classroom. .inner_percentage.Libertarian { [2] LaTurner was endorsed by the Kansas Farm Bureau earlier in the primary.[3]. If a student is sick, they infect others, and their parents, and others in the school. display: inline; margin-right: 12px; Every Kansan wants students to return to their physical classrooms. The charges included interference with law enforcement by providing false information, voting without being qualified, unlawful advance voting, and failing to notify the DMV of change of address. height: 50px; float: left; } font-weight: bold; There were no incumbents in this race. } ", Sources: margin-top: 1em; Steve Watkins defeated Paul Davis and Kelly Standley in the general election for U.S. House Kansas District 2 on November 6, 2018. } border-bottom: 1px solid grey; } .cc_candidate_submitted { This page focuses on Kansas' 2nd Congressional District Republican primary. } background-color: #db0000; He said he was the candidate who could win in November, citing the charges against Watkins, and said he had a record of defending conservative values. [4] Two other election forecasters rated the race Likely or Solid Republican. Watkins said he was cooperating with the district attorney. [20][21][22], The 2017 Cook Partisan Voter Index for this district was R+10, meaning that in the previous two presidential elections, this district's results were 10 percentage points more Republican than the national average. padding-bottom: 1%; @media only screen and (max-width: 600px) { width: 40%; Of the two candidates vying to win the Kansas Board of Education’s Kansas City-area seat, one has campaigned by hosting online discussions, while the other isn’t campaigning publicly at all. float: left; padding-bottom: 3px; Incumbent Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R) did not seek re-election that year. Taylor received business and law degrees from Drake University, a master’s degree in public administration from Kansas University, and a law degree from the University of Missouri - Kansas City. Find your republican candidates for the 2020 election. Tomorrow we’ll publish the candidates’ responses to item two: Do you believe Kansas’s K-12 public school system is over-funded or under-funded? .cc_col { The district extends down the state line to 161st street in Leawood, KS. width: 100px; She supports public education and helping to educate low-income and at-risk students. } } We all have the same goal, but caution should be exercised. He emphasized his experience as a business owner, teacher, and former secretary of labor. max-height: 580px; .cc_val {} Click here for more on candidates' backgrounds and key messages. z-index:1; .results_row td { Incumbent Lynn Jenkins (R) defeated Britani Potter (D) and James Houston Bales (L) in the general election on November 8, 2016. font-size: 12px; overflow-y: auto; margin-bottom: 24px; On July 14, 2020, Watkins was charged with voter fraud, having used the address of a UPS store on his voter registration form. } Gov. Directory of Kansas elections. [6] © Post Publishing Inc 2010-2020 Kansas State Board of Education State Board of Education District 6 incumbent, Republican Deena Horst has no primary challenger. } .votebox-results-metadata-p { border-right: 1px solid #ddd; .cc-placeholder-img { Kansas State Board of Education Candidates Answer Questions on Science Ten of the 11 statewide candidates respond to KCFS questionnaire Over the past 10 years, science education issues have been points of contention among members of the Kansas State Board of Education. He also emphasized his role as co-chairman of President Donald Trump's re-election campaign in Kansas. let item = jQuery('.votebox .indicate_scroll').get(index); Those videos are linked below the candidate’s name, labeled as Candidate Interview. District Magistrate Judge - District 2, Position 1 (Retain Reiling?) On July 17, The Cook Political Report changed its race rating from Likely Republican to Lean Republican. margin: auto; } Click here to contact our editorial staff, and click here to report an error. Comparing himself to LaTurner and Taylor, Watkins called himself "an individual with a lifetime of service versus individuals with a lifetime of self-service. margin-bottom: 0px; Watkins graduated from West Point and served in the Army, qualifying to be an airborne ranger and deploying to Afghanistan. Source 1 Source 2. function defer() { The district encompasses less than a quarter of the state. font-weight: bold; If you are aware of spending that should be included, please email us. Lynn Jenkins (R) defeated Margie Wakefield (D) in the general election. Republican Party. Republican State Board of Education candidates on the issues: Reopening Kansas schools during the COVID-19 pandemic Staff Report Jul 13, 2020 - 2020 Elections Last month, we asked our readers what issues they wanted to hear the candidates running for office address ahead of this summer’s primary elections. .votebox_legend .non_result_row { .race_header.green { .non_result_row div { border-bottom-right-radius: 12px; [5] Ballotpedia staff compiled profiles based on campaign websites, advertisements, and public statements. This made Kansas' 2nd Congressional District the 134th most Republican nationally. setTimeout(function() { defer() }, 500); display: table; letter-spacing: .03em; Political party events in Kansas were modified as follows: For a full timeline about election modifications made in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, click here. KS state election office. position: absolute; The 2nd Congressional District of Kansas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. .cc_footnotes, .cc_candidate_submitted { background: #4c4c4c; } Kansas held an election for five of 10 seats on the state board of education on November 3, 2020. display: block; jQuery( ".votebox" ).each(function( index ) { padding-bottom: 5px; max-height: 385px; .cc_photo { Kansas candidates for Governor, state reps and Congress (Senators / House of Representatives). border: 1px solid #999; .votebox-scroll-container { top: -1px; } Two members are Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kans.) border-bottom-left-radius: 12px; width: 90%; margin-right: 30%; As a post-secondary public educator, I recently transitioned my classrooms from face-to-face to a strictly online environment. display: block; While the majority of changes occurred as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some changes occurred for other reasons. }); display: block; Kansas State Board of Education First District Skip navigation Sign in Search Loading... Close This video is unavailable. Taylor emphasized his experience as a business owner, teacher, county commissioner, secretary of labor, and advisor to the State Department. KSNT, "LaTurner, Taylor, Watkins join KSNT’s Republican Congressional Debate," July 14, 2020; YouTube, "Jake LaTurner TV Ad #1 2020 Kansas 2nd District Congress GOP Primary - June 24, 2020," June 26, 2020; YouTube, "Jake LaTurner TV Ad #2 2020 Kansas 2nd District Congress GOP Primary, July 8, 2020 - Anti-Watkins," July 9, 2020; Jake LaTurner's 2020 campaign website, "Meet Jake LaTurner," accessed July 16, 2020; Vote Smart, "Jake LaTurner's Biography," accessed July 16, 2020. } text-align: center; top: -5px; } } } font-weight: bold; Kansas State Board of Education District 2 STATE BOARD DISTRICT 2 Mr. Steve Roberts 9126 Riggs Lane Overland Park, KS 66212 (913) 302-8185 (cell) sroberts@ksde.org District … border-left: 1px solid #ddd; } No candidate faced a primary opponent in August.[25][26]. Kansas State Board of Education Republicans Here are our questions: The State Board of Education will play a key role in determining when and how Kansas schools reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. max-width: 600px; .cc_photo .cc_img { letter-spacing: .04em; } Based on the input we received, we developed three-item questionnaire for Republican candidates running for the Kansas State Board of Education. .non_result_row th { * According to the FEC, "Receipts are anything of value (money, goods, services or property) received by a political committee." overflow-x: auto; display: inline-block; margin-top: 16px; margin-left: 1%; .results_table { color: #888; } According to local news 13 WIBW, the charges also included an allegation that Watkins gave false information to a Shawnee County detective in February 2020 to "influence, impede or obstruct such officer’s" investigation. } overflow-x: scroll; .cc_header a { }, Incumbents are bolded and underlined. Local school boards in Kansas … font-style: italic; left: 0px; Ballotpedia features 318,790 encyclopedic articles written and curated by our professional staff of editors, writers, and researchers. text-align: center; Primary candidates for the State Board of Education must have signatures of 200 registered voters from the district (K.S.A. Today we’re publishing the candidates’ responses to item one: The State Board of Education will play a key role in determining when and how Kansas schools reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. margin-left: 2%; We’ll be publishing the candidates’ responses to one item per day each day this week. .inner_percentage, .inner_percentage.Nonpartisan, .inner_percentage.Independent, .inner_percentage.Constitution, .inner_percentage.unknown { } } line-height: 1.5em; display: block; .race_header.libertarian { font-weight: bold; color: white; } color: white; .votebox { width: 19%; .inner_percentage.Green { } } He said endorsements from groups such as the National Rifle Association and National Right to Life spoke to his record. Kansas' 2nd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Kansas that covers most of the eastern part of the state, except for the core of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. padding-top: 8px; [1] The board of education that controls the department is a constitutional body established in Article 6 of the Kansas Constitution. Voting info. Biographical Information: BBA Wichita State University; served on Wichita USD259 school board … Responses are from the candidates and have not been edited. The following figures were current as of August 3, 2020. font-size: 2em; padding-bottom: 8px; [1] Kansans for Life switched from endorsing both LaTurner and Watkins to just LaTurner. width: 100%; .cc_footnotes { position: absolute; Operations: Meghann Olshefski • Lauren Dixon • Kelly Rindfleisch • Sara Antel • Sara Horton. overflow-y: hidden; } LaTurner criticized Watkins for the charges against him and for having lived in Alaska. width: 100%; display: inline; margin-right: 10px; } .key_messages { width: 100%; display: inline-block; text-align: left !important; } background-color: #6db24f; The Kansas State Board of Education consists of 10 elected members, each representing a district comprised of four contiguous senatorial districts. padding-left: 16px; .votebox-covid-disclaimer { Taylor pledged to serve no more than two terms and to donate 50% of his congressional salary to nonprofits working on COVID-19 relief efforts. .race_footer { This section lists satellite spending in this race reported by news outlets in alphabetical order. top: 0px; } He said he would prioritize a jobs program focused on COVID-19 relief efforts. background-color: red; } This section contains campaign finance figures from the Federal Election Commission covering all candidate fundraising and spending in this election. 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