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00000179-cdc6-d978-adfd-cfc6d7d40002Coverage of the issues, races and people shaping Kansas elections in 2016, including statewide coverage in partnership with KCUR, Kansas Public Radio, and High Plains Public Radio.

Kansas 2016 Primary Election Results (Unofficial)

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We'll be updating this page with unofficial election results as they come in. Check back throughout the night and listen to KMUW 89.1 FM for more results and analysis on local and statewide races. A full list of statewide results can be found at the Kansas secretary of state's website.

Updated at 12:15 a.m:

With all precincts reporting, Dan Giroux is the projected winner of the Democratic primary for the U.S. House District 4. Giroux, who received 52 percent of the vote, defeated Robert Leon Tillman, who received 49 percent of the vote. He will face Republican incumbent Mike Pompeo and independent Miranda Allen in the general election.

Updated at 11:21 p.m:

Republican Rep. Gene Suellentrop narrowly beat Lori Graham in the primary race for Kansas Senate District 27 with 51 percent of the vote. Suellentrop served as the House Appropriations Committee chair.?

Updated at 10:58 p.m:

Two-term Sedgwick County Commissioner Karl Peterjohn lost in Tuesday’s primary to retired Col. David Dennis with 44 percent of the vote. Dennis received 6,050 votes to Peterjohn’s 4,778 and will face independent candidate Marcey Gregory in the fall general election.

Updated at 10:49 p.m:

Nearly four hours after the polls closed, Sedgwick County is reporting all sites and all manual tallies counted. A total of 281027 registered voters---281027 Republican and 68774 Democratic—voted in the primary election, according to unofficial numbers posted Tuesday night.

Updated at 10:46 p.m:

With nearly all precincts reporting, Republican incumbent Ty Masterson is the projected winner over Andover City Council member Troy Tabor in the Senate District 16 primary. Masterson is the chair of the Kansas Senate Ways and Means Committee.

Updated at 10:30 p.m:

The AP is reporting physician Roger Marshall has ousted incumbent Tim Huelskamp in the Republican primary for Kansas’ “Big First” Congressional district.

Updated at 9:10 p.m:

The Associated Press is projecting incumbent Sen. Jerry Moran as the winner in the race for U.S. Senate. With not all precincts reporting, the AP declared Moran the winner over Republican opponent DJ Smith with 78 percent of the votes. The former Osawatomie councilwoman also ran in the 2014 Republican primary against U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts. Moran was first elected to the Senate in 2010.

The AP is also declaring Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Wiesner the winner over Monique Singh with 64 percent of the votes. Wiesner will face Moran in November’s general election.

Note: * indicates projected winner; "inc" indicates incumbent