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June through December 2009
Newspaper Clippings Index

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to ELECTIONS, June through December, 2009.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue

June through December 2009

Bobbi Mlynar
Barnett will run for Congress
Emporia Gazette, 6/1/2009

Bobbi Mlynar
Barnett outlines issues
Emporia Gazette, 6/2/2009

Mary Clarkin
1st district gop race gains another contender
Hutchinson News, 6/3/2009 [Newsbank article]

Claire O'Brien
Sen. Barnett announces bid for Congress
Dodge City Daily Globe, 6/4/2009

Carl Manning
Barnett joins race for Moran's congressional seat
Junction City Daily Union, 6/5/2009

Ryan Christner
Senator makes stop in Moran's town
Hays Daily News, 6/5/2009 [Newsbank article]

Duane Schrag
Barnett seeks House seat
Salina Journal, 6/5/2009

Brent D. Wistrom
Brownback names campaign co-chairs
Wichita Eagle, 6/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Brent D. Wistrom
Schlapps back Pompeo in race for Tiahrt's seat in Congress
Wichita Eagle, 6/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
McKinney unlikely to run for governor
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/10/2009

David Klepper
Kansas campaign loses a candidate
Kansas City Star, 6/16/2009

Tim Carpenter
2010 primary Thornburgh backs out
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/16/2009

Stan Finger
Thornburgh ends his run for governor
Wichita Eagle, 6/16/2009 [Newsbank article]

Patrick Lowry
Gov. Brownback? [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 6/16/2009

Gayle Weber
Insurance commissioner candidate visits Hays
Hays Daily News, 6/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

Money politics [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 6/17/2009

Michael Strand
Powell first to file for insurance commissioner
Salina Journal, 6/17/2009

It's not supposed to be like this [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 6/18/2009

Thornburgh leaves field to Brownback [editorial]
Winfield Daily Courier, 6/18/2009

Carl Manning
Economy takes toll on fundraising
Salina Journal, 6/22/2009

Political cartoon
Olathe Daily News, 7/1/2009

Russ Morgan
Emporian plans run for congress
Emporia Gazette, 7/6/2009

The Emporia Gazette
1st District candidate drops out
Emporia Gazette, 7/8/2009

Rick Babson
Olathe GOP says Brownback No. 1 [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 7/8/2009

Special to The Daily Union
JC Prosecutor to run for AG
Junction City Daily Union, 7/11-13/2009

The Wichita Eagle
Secretary of state will not seek re-election
Kansas City Star, 7/12/2009

Dion Lefler
State Rep. Goyle in race for Tiahrt's house seat
Wichita Eagle, 7/12/2009 [Newsbank article]

Dion Lefler
Setting the slate for 2010 elections-Sec. of State Thornburgh won't seek re-election
Wichita Eagle, 7/12/2009 [Newsbank article]

Courier Views
Welcome, Raj Goyle [opinions]
Winfield Daily Courier, 7/14/2009

Dion Lefler
District 4 candidates' finances nearly even
Wichita Eagle, 7/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
State's 1st District GOP hopefuls add up big totals in 2nd quarter campaign funds
Manhattan Mercury, 7/21/2009

Associated Press
Schmidt prepares for candidacy
Iola Register, 7/21/2009

James Carlson
Unheralded democrat entering governor's race
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/22/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
State candidates report 2nd quarter cash
Wichita Eagle, 7/22/2009 [Newsbank article]

Gwyn Mellinger
Three-way field in secretary of state race a puzzler
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/23/2009

Mary Clarkin
Law is specific on fund designations
Hutchinson News, 7/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

Austin Meek
Waiting for a star so, who are these guys?
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/26/2009

Ann Marie Bush
Voting in Kansas registering made easy
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/29/2009

Mary Clarkin
Taking the hassle out of voter registration
Hutchinson News, 7/29/2009 [Newsbank article]

Patrick S. Kelley
Good job [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 7/30/2009

Scott Rothschild
Democrats singing Brownback blues
Lawrence Journal World, 8/9/2009

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Kobach asks for radical changes [opinion]
Iola Register, 8/25/2009

Steve Rose
It's too early to write this
Johnson County Sun, 8/26/2009

Hurst Laviana
Bennett endorses Tiahrt for US Senate
Wichita Eagle, 8/28/2009 [Newsbank article]

Stephanie Farley
Mesa tapped for Brownback campaign
Garden City Telegram, 9/1/2009

John Milburn
Thornburgh joins Brownback staff for governor's race
Lawrence Journal World, 9/4/2009

Scott Rothschild
Brownback continues hold on nominees
Lawrence Journal World, 9/4/2009

The News Staff
State rep on Mann's committee
Hutchinson News, 9/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Brent D. Wistrom
Pompeo kicks off bid for 4th district seat
Wichita Eagle, 9/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas businessman joins race for House
Salina Journal, 9/10/2009

Moran questioning Tiahrt's loyalty to Kansans?
Wichita Eagle, 9/14/2009 [Newsbank article]

Martin Hawver
Kansas election have but two seasons
Hays Daily News, 9/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Steve Kraske
Rose to challenge Moore in 3rd district
Kansas City Star, 9/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Attorney general race
Kansas City Star, 9/17/2009

John Hanna
State Senator leader to run for attorney general
Lawrence Journal World, 9/17/2009

Steve Kraske
Can Rose bloom in Kansas GOP?
Kansas City Star, 9/20/2009

Mary Clarkin
Jilka is first democrat in 1st district race
Hutchinson News, 10/2/2009 [Newsbank article]

Chuck Kurtz
Several folks still eyeing 3rd district congressional race
Johnson County Sun, 10/7/2009

David Klepper
Kansas democrat vies for seat in Congress
Kansas City Star, 10/10/2009

Tim Carpenter
Senator targets Jenkins
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/10/2009

Deb Gruver
District 4 campaign funding reports in
Wichita Eagle, 10/17/2009

Associated Press
Goyle raises $403K for congress race
Garden City Telegram, 10/17/2009

Chuck Kurtz
Other candidates seek 3rd district republican nod
Johnson County Sun, 10/21/2009

Mary Clarkin
Familiar faces to dot 2010 ballots
Iola Register, 11/1/2009

Christine Metz
Forum highlights 'issue ads' loophole
Lawrence Journal World, 11/1/2009

Eric Swanson
Campaigning in the big first
Dodge City Daily Globe, 11/3/2009

David Klepper
Retired exec in Kansas race
Kansas City Star, 11/8/2009

Mary Clarkin
AG hopeful wants to campaign on experience, not politics
Hutchinson News, 11/11/2009

Buying an office [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 11/15/2009

Steve Kraske
In senate race, can Tiahrt catch Moran?
Kansas City Star, 11/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Brandy Nance
State candidate is 'common man'
Emporia Gazette, 11/16/2009

John Hanna
Democrat to run for governor
Lawrence Journal World, 11/18/2009

Tim Carpenter
Political novice runs for governor
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/18/2009

Associated Press
Olathe dem to run for governor
Emporia Gazette, 11/18/2009

Mary Clarkin
Candidate makes stop in Hutch
Hutchinson News, 11/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

George Diepenbrock
Democratic candidate vies for moderates' votes
Lawrence Journal World, 11/22/2009

John Hanna
Governor's race about money
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/23/2009

Ric Anderson
Candidate gets off to bumpy start
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/28/2009

Tim Carpenter
Political remedy
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/4/2009

Tim Carpenter
Teacher plaintiffs feel connetics pinch
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/4/2009

John Hanna
Dem hopeful isn't quitting governor race
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/5/2009

John Hanna
Wiggans to stay in governor's race despite recent lawsuit
Winfield Daily Courier, 12/5/2009

David Klepper
Democrat vows to stay in campaign
Kansas City Star, 12/5/2009

Steve Kraske
Full speed ahead for GOP fight in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 12/6/2009

Ric Anderson
One for the record books
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/6/2009

Tim Carpenter
GOP: Dem is bad medicine
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/6/2009

Kevin Wright
Copeland pondering Congress
Olathe Daily News, 12/9/2009

George Diepenbrock
Observers predict crowded field for 3rd district seat
Lawrence Journal World, 12/11/2009

Staff Report
3rd district house GOP race shrinks
Lawrence Journal World, 12/15/2009

David Klepper
Area democrat bows out
Kansas City Star, 12/17/2009



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